The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Project Manager
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.80% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.83% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -2.61% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -19.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 694 721 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.28% 95.62% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 400 374
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Business Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Project Manager in Milton Keynes

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Project Manager in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Project Manager in Milton Keynes

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Business Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) APMP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) APMP
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau