The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £441 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

IT Project Manager
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 48 67
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 1.99% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 2.06% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £441 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £462 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £35.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.62%  

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 711 631 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.63% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 338 447
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT 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 IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (45.45%) Logistics
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
6 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) APMP
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 1 (9.09%) PMO
8 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) CRM
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) Logistics
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (27.27%) APMP
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel