Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Project Management
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 29 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 91 111 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.01% 6.39% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% 7.61% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 85
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +9.69% +2.56%
10th Percentile £261 £270 £265
90th Percentile £588 £497 £517
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.97% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +33.33% +0.93% -40.56%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,136 1,458 1,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.52% 83.99% 85.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 764 640
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -3.73% +9.34%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £247
90th Percentile £578 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -0.06% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.34 £8.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.85 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £16.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.94% +10.53% -7.06%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Project Management.

1 44 (48.35%) Finance
2 41 (45.05%) PRINCE2
3 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (27.47%) Security Cleared
6 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
6 20 (21.98%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
8 18 (19.78%) ITIL
9 16 (17.58%) APMP
10 15 (16.48%) Service Management
11 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (14.29%) Oracle
12 13 (14.29%) Project Planning
13 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
13 12 (13.19%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.89%) HNC
14 9 (9.89%) HND
15 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
15 8 (8.79%) Customer-Centricity
16 7 (7.69%) PMO
16 7 (7.69%) Transition Management
16 7 (7.69%) ISEB
16 7 (7.69%) Change Management
17 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
17 6 (6.59%) SAP

Project Management
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 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Primavera
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.20%) DB2
2 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) LSMW
General
1 44 (48.35%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Automotive
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) German Language
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.19%) IT Manager
2 12 (13.19%) Service Manager
3 11 (12.09%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Project Officer
6 6 (6.59%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Transition Manager
7 5 (5.49%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Service Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Support Officer
9 3 (3.30%) ITIL Manager
9 3 (3.30%) ITIL Service Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) LDAP
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.10%) HTML5
3 1 (1.10%) Kafka
3 1 (1.10%) LAMP
3 1 (1.10%) Node.js
3 1 (1.10%) SOAP
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) CCTV
6 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) Robotics
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) PRINCE2
2 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) ITIL
4 15 (16.48%) Service Management
5 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 12 (13.19%) Service Delivery
7 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.79%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
9 7 (7.69%) Change Management
9 7 (7.69%) Transition Management
10 6 (6.59%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Change Control
11 5 (5.49%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (5.49%) Project Governance
11 5 (5.49%) Software Asset Management
11 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
3 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
5 16 (17.58%) APMP
6 9 (9.89%) HNC
6 9 (9.89%) HND
7 7 (7.69%) ISEB
8 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.40%) Degree
10 3 (3.30%) PMP
11 2 (2.20%) CISSP
11 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.20%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (1.10%) CISM
12 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (1.10%) MCP
12 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) PMO
2 4 (4.40%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) HDFS
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) SAP
4 4 (4.40%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Avaya
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.20%) NetApp
6 2 (2.20%) Planview
7 1 (1.10%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
7 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) EMC
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) Twitter
7 1 (1.10%) Wyse