Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 111 153 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.30% 9.71% 12.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 11.50% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 119
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.29% +3.88%
10th Percentile £249 £300 £284
90th Percentile £538 £515 £501
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.75 £16.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -72.50% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -66.67% +118.18%

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 1,279 1,330 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.09% 84.44% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 669 695
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.36% +8.13%
10th Percentile £237 £270 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 26 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -16.36%
10th Percentile £9.24 £8.89 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.10 £15.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -20.00%

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 22 July 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

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 38 (34.23%) PRINCE2
3 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 29 (26.13%) Security Cleared
6 26 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Project
9 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (17.12%) ITIL
11 18 (16.22%) Oracle
12 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (15.32%) PMO
13 16 (14.41%) Matrix Organization
13 16 (14.41%) DV Cleared
13 16 (14.41%) Change Management
14 14 (12.61%) Retail
15 13 (11.71%) Banking
15 13 (11.71%) Degree
15 13 (11.71%) Linux
15 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
16 12 (10.81%) SQL
17 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (9.91%) APMP
18 10 (9.01%) Unix
18 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
18 10 (9.01%) Programme Management
19 9 (8.11%) Windows
19 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
19 9 (8.11%) Agile Project Management

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 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.60%) Confluence
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.90%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.90%) Revit
6 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.80%) Primavera
2 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) IaaS
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
1 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) DHCP
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) DB2
2 5 (4.50%) Big Data
3 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.80%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.80%) HBase
5 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Power BI
6 1 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.90%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) JIRA
2 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.60%) GitLab
3 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Retail
3 13 (11.71%) Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Law
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Project Manager
2 10 (9.01%) Developer
3 9 (8.11%) Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Technical Manager
5 7 (6.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Architect
6 6 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.41%) PMO Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Project Officer
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Contracts Manager
7 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (4.50%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.50%) Web Services
3 4 (3.60%) .NET Core
3 4 (3.60%) RESTful
4 3 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.70%) Kafka
4 3 (2.70%) LDAP
5 2 (1.80%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.90%) HTML
6 1 (0.90%) J2EE
6 1 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.60%) CCTV
4 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Unix
3 9 (8.11%) Windows
4 7 (6.31%) Solaris
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.70%) zOS
6 1 (0.90%) AIX
6 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) PRINCE2
2 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (17.12%) ITIL
5 16 (14.41%) Change Management
5 16 (14.41%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (9.01%) Programme Management
7 9 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.21%) Project Planning
9 7 (6.31%) Line Management
9 7 (6.31%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.41%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (5.41%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.41%) Service Management
11 5 (4.50%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) Java
3 3 (2.70%) Scala
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (26.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.41%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.71%) Degree
5 11 (9.91%) APMP
5 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.41%) HNC
6 6 (5.41%) HND
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.60%) MCP
8 4 (3.60%) MCSE
9 3 (2.70%) ISEB
9 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.80%) APMG
10 2 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.90%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) PMO
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
3 4 (3.60%) QA
4 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.80%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) HDFS
2 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Kibana
2 2 (1.80%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.22%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) VMware
4 6 (5.41%) Citrix
4 6 (5.41%) Remedy
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) NetApp
7 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.70%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.70%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.70%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.80%) Tableau
9 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.90%) Cognos
9 1 (0.90%) EMC
9 1 (0.90%) Google
9 1 (0.90%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.90%) ReadSoft