Period
to 21 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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.

IT Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 86 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 12 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.09% 1.17% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.23% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £468 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +14.09% -4.71%
10th Percentile £340 £423 £311
90th Percentile £468 £542 £497
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £475 £407
% change year-on-year -7.89% +16.71% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,037 1,464 1,497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.88% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 789 743
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £240 £221 £270
90th Percentile £600 £551 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 107 58
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £14.05 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.32% -17.16% +41.33%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.00 £9.21
90th Percentile £41.75 £19.80 £20.23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +17.24% -15.94% +23.21%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Milton Keynes

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Milton Keynes

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Milton Keynes

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Automotive
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification

IT 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP