Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 Project Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 110 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -39 +29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 8 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 0.59% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £370 £375 £394
90th Percentile £560 £454 £495
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.61%
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 1,403 1,626 1,243
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 96.61% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 772 699
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £217 £240 £220
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 74 49
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.26% +41.08% -2.44%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.40 £20.00 £16.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.96% +22.32% -

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Milton Keynes

IT 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 IT Project Manager in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Milton Keynes

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Primavera
4 2 (25.00%) RAD
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) APMP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management

IT 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) RAD
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft