Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 107 110 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.02% 8.82% 11.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 10.34% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 150
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £293 £273 £284
90th Percentile £491 £523 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.87 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +53.51% -61.11% +164.71%

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 1488 1064 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.74% 85.32% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 636 817
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £260
90th Percentile £529 £563 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.84% +15.60%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £22.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +11.07% -7.06% +24.15%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 35 (32.71%) PRINCE2
2 34 (31.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (28.97%) Finance
4 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
5 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
5 21 (19.63%) Security Cleared
6 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (16.82%) PMO
8 17 (15.89%) Linux
9 15 (14.02%) IBM
10 14 (13.08%) ITIL
11 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (12.15%) Retail
11 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (11.21%) Ansible
12 12 (11.21%) OpenShift
13 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
13 11 (10.28%) DV Cleared
13 11 (10.28%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (9.35%) GitLab
14 10 (9.35%) Task Automation
14 10 (9.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
14 10 (9.35%) APMP
14 10 (9.35%) Python
14 10 (9.35%) Windows
15 9 (8.41%) Perl

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 11 (10.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (9.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.80%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.87%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) WAN
2 4 (3.74%) LAN
2 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 3 (2.80%) SAN
4 2 (1.87%) Intranet
4 2 (1.87%) Network Security
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) LDAP
5 1 (0.93%) NAS
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) DB2
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) GitLab
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 31 (28.97%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (49.53%) Project Manager
2 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Technical Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 7 (6.54%) IT Manager
5 7 (6.54%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.61%) PMO Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Portfolio Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Process Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.93%) REST
1 1 (0.93%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) PMI
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) CMDB
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.87%) Infotainment
5 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.87%) Social Media
5 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.80%) Solaris
4 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) AIX
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) PRINCE2
2 34 (31.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.08%) ITIL
5 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
6 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.35%) Task Automation
7 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (7.48%) Change Management
9 7 (6.54%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.61%) ERP
10 6 (5.61%) Escalation Management
10 6 (5.61%) Migration
10 6 (5.61%) Process Management
10 6 (5.61%) Service Management
10 6 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.67%) Coaching
11 5 (4.67%) Logistics
11 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) Python
2 9 (8.41%) Perl
3 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.93%) COBOL
4 1 (0.93%) JCL
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
1 21 (19.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (10.28%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.35%) APMP
5 7 (6.54%) PMP
6 6 (5.61%) PMI Certification
7 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.74%) HNC
8 4 (3.74%) HND
9 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.80%) Degree
9 3 (2.80%) MCSE
9 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.87%) CCNA
10 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.87%) GSAE
10 2 (1.87%) ISEB
11 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.82%) PMO
2 4 (3.74%) P3O
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (1.87%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) Ansible
2 2 (1.87%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) IBM
3 8 (7.48%) SAP
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) VMware
5 4 (3.74%) NetApp
6 3 (2.80%) Brocade
6 3 (2.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) EMC
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.93%) Planview
8 1 (0.93%) Progress
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec