Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 142 181 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.05% 12.63% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 15.08% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 120 129
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +4.44% +5.61%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £269
90th Percentile £520 £501 £532
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -66.67% +118.18% +34.15%

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1322 1200 1440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.26% 83.74% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 688 808
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +8.14% +5.63%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £526 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.65% +29.12%
10th Percentile £8.92 £9.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £19.02 £15.70 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +10.00% -25.69% +31.50%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 43 (30.28%) Finance
2 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 35 (24.65%) Security Cleared
5 34 (23.94%) ITIL
6 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
6 30 (21.13%) SC Cleared
7 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Office
9 22 (15.49%) Linux
10 21 (14.79%) Windows
11 19 (13.38%) DevOps
12 18 (12.68%) PMO
13 17 (11.97%) Scrum
13 17 (11.97%) Service Management
13 17 (11.97%) DV Cleared
14 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (9.86%) Change Management
15 14 (9.86%) VMware
15 14 (9.86%) Ansible
15 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
16 13 (9.15%) Python
16 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Project
17 12 (8.45%) SQL
17 12 (8.45%) SLA
17 12 (8.45%) OpenShift
17 12 (8.45%) GitLab
18 11 (7.75%) Retail
18 11 (7.75%) Programme Management
18 11 (7.75%) Logistics

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 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.82%) Confluence
3 4 (2.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.11%) IIS
4 3 (2.11%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.11%) SAS
5 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (4.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Staffware
1 3 (2.11%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.41%) BPCS
2 2 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (5.63%) WAN
3 5 (3.52%) LDAP
3 5 (3.52%) SAN
4 4 (2.82%) Firewall
4 4 (2.82%) Network Security
5 3 (2.11%) Internet
6 2 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) NAS
7 1 (0.70%) Skype
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (4.23%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (4.23%) Redis
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.11%) DB2
4 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) GitLab
2 4 (2.82%) JIRA
3 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.11%) MSI
3 3 (2.11%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (30.28%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Retail
3 8 (5.63%) Banking
4 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (40.14%) Project Manager
2 18 (12.68%) Analyst
3 15 (10.56%) Architect
3 15 (10.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 15 (10.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 14 (9.86%) IT Manager
5 9 (6.34%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Technical Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (4.93%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Supplier Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) HTML5
2 2 (1.41%) Laravel
2 2 (1.41%) Node.js
2 2 (1.41%) SOAP
2 2 (1.41%) XML
2 2 (1.41%) YAML
3 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.52%) DataPower
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.82%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.11%) PMI
8 2 (1.41%) CMDB
8 2 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.70%) EPoS
9 1 (0.70%) IVR
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Linux
2 21 (14.79%) Windows
3 7 (4.93%) Windows 10
3 7 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.82%) Unix
5 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.11%) zOS
6 2 (1.41%) AIX
6 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.41%) Solaris
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.35%) PRINCE2
3 34 (23.94%) ITIL
4 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.38%) DevOps
6 17 (11.97%) Scrum
6 17 (11.97%) Service Management
7 14 (9.86%) Change Management
8 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.75%) Logistics
8 11 (7.75%) Programme Management
9 10 (7.04%) Coaching
10 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.34%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.63%) ITSM
11 8 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.93%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (4.93%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 7 (4.93%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.15%) Python
2 12 (8.45%) SQL
3 10 (7.04%) Java
4 9 (6.34%) Perl
5 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.41%) C#
6 2 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (24.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.97%) DV Cleared
4 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.23%) PMP
7 5 (3.52%) Degree
8 4 (2.82%) APMP
8 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.82%) MCSE
8 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.11%) APMG
9 3 (2.11%) CCNA
9 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.41%) GSAE
10 2 (1.41%) HNC
10 2 (1.41%) HND
10 2 (1.41%) ISEB
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.68%) PMO
2 12 (8.45%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.11%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) P3O
5 1 (0.70%) GPG13
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 11 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Ansible
2 2 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.70%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.86%) VMware
3 9 (6.34%) Citrix
3 9 (6.34%) IBM
4 8 (5.63%) SAP
5 7 (4.93%) Oracle
6 6 (4.23%) Remedy
7 5 (3.52%) Cisco
7 5 (3.52%) WSO2
8 3 (2.11%) Adobe
8 3 (2.11%) ILOG
8 3 (2.11%) NetApp
9 2 (1.41%) Avaya
9 2 (1.41%) Progress
9 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.70%) HP
10 1 (0.70%) IFS
10 1 (0.70%) Tableau