Period
to 13 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 13 December 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 Project Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 84 110
Rank change year-on-year +25 +26 -25
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 14 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.68% 1.28% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £473 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +10.14% -4.17%
10th Percentile £375 £383 £375
90th Percentile £499 £578 £453
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £474 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -0.26% +8.57% -2.78%
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 784 1,171 1,690
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 93.98% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 671 830
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £233 £213 £255
90th Percentile £569 £588 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.91% +3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 94 80
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £14.05 £17.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.32% -17.79% +22.07%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.30 £9.95
90th Percentile £19.00 £23.13 £24.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.91% -17.16% +22.81%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019, 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 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Decision-Making
5 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Order to Cash
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
7 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (7.14%) AWS
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Decision-Making
4 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle