Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 105 129 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.25% 7.69% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 9.10% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 99
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £421 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +2.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £262 £279 £284
90th Percentile £575 £507 £503
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £447 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +5.18% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.75 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 £23.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year +53.63% -34.91% -20.00%

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 1,244 1,417 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.85% 84.45% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 714 644
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +15.42% -25.00%
10th Percentile £8.88 £8.73 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -26.32%

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 23 September 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 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 51 (48.57%) Finance
2 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 34 (32.38%) PRINCE2
5 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (21.90%) ITIL
7 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
8 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (17.14%) Service Management
10 18 (17.14%) DV Cleared
11 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
12 16 (15.24%) PMO
13 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (12.38%) Oracle
15 12 (11.43%) Change Management
15 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (11.43%) APMP
15 12 (11.43%) Banking
15 12 (11.43%) Retail
15 12 (11.43%) Degree
16 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
16 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
16 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (9.52%) Project Planning
17 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
17 10 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
17 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (9.52%) Transition Management
18 9 (8.57%) Linux

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.81%) IIS
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.86%) Confluence
4 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.95%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.95%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Primavera
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) SAN
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) DB2
2 4 (3.81%) Big Data
2 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.90%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.90%) HBase
4 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) Power BI
5 1 (0.95%) QlikView
5 1 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
1 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.86%) GitLab
2 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (48.57%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
2 12 (11.43%) Retail
3 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.90%) Automotive
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 13 (12.38%) Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Service Manager
4 9 (8.57%) Developer
4 9 (8.57%) Service Transition Manager
4 9 (8.57%) Transition Manager
5 8 (7.62%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.71%) PMO Manager
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Project Officer
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) .NET
2 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.76%) Web Services
3 4 (3.81%) .NET Core
3 4 (3.81%) RESTful
4 3 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.86%) Kafka
5 2 (1.90%) LDAP
5 2 (1.90%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.95%) J2EE
6 1 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.95%) CCTV
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) EPoS
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) iSeries
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) Unix
3 6 (5.71%) Solaris
4 5 (4.76%) Windows
5 3 (2.86%) zOS
6 1 (0.95%) AIX
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) PRINCE2
3 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (21.90%) ITIL
5 18 (17.14%) Service Management
6 12 (11.43%) Change Management
7 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
7 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 10 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
8 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 10 (9.52%) Transition Management
9 8 (7.62%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (6.67%) Change Control
10 7 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
11 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.71%) Software Asset Management
11 6 (5.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) Java
2 3 (2.86%) Scala
3 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) DV Cleared
3 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.43%) APMP
4 12 (11.43%) Degree
4 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.67%) HNC
6 7 (6.67%) HND
7 5 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB
9 3 (2.86%) PMP
10 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.95%) APMG
11 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) PMO
2 3 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) HDFS
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Kibana
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) Remedy
4 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.86%) Citrix
5 3 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.86%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Ivanti
6 2 (1.90%) Planview
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) NetApp
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) Wyse