Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 55 56 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.91% 9.84% 10.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.63% 11.91% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 71
10th Percentile £290 £239 £256
25th Percentile £413 £318 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £530 £487 £503
90th Percentile £600 £500 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £27.45
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +22.95% +56.86%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.23
% change year-on-year +38.46% +4.08% +15.65%

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 376 470 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.26% 82.60% 88.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 329 563
10th Percentile £288 £280 £223
25th Percentile £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £438
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £538
90th Percentile £575 £600 £630
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 56
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.28 £13.43
25th Percentile £9.52 £14.08 £14.39
Median hourly rate £12.98 £16.25 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.12% -9.72% +28.11%
75th Percentile £15.50 £19.00 £37.81
90th Percentile £38.15 £34.25 £47.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.99 £15.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -13.40% -20.00% +10.29%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Project Management in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in Milton Keynes

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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 32 (58.18%) Social Skills
2 17 (30.91%) Presentation Skills
3 15 (27.27%) Project Delivery
4 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
4 14 (25.45%) Finance
4 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.82%) Degree
5 12 (21.82%) Automotive
6 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (14.55%) Business Case
8 8 (14.55%) Project Planning
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.73%) Windows
9 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) GCP
10 6 (10.91%) Change Management
10 6 (10.91%) ITIL
10 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
10 6 (10.91%) Google
10 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 5 (9.09%) Migration
11 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 5 (9.09%) Logistics
11 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project

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 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) GCP
2 5 (9.09%) AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (7.27%) GitHub
4 3 (5.45%) Azure
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.82%) Firebase
5 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) LAN
1 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications
1 4 (7.27%) WAN
1 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) MS Access
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Crashlytics
General
1 32 (58.18%) Social Skills
2 17 (30.91%) Presentation Skills
3 14 (25.45%) Finance
4 12 (21.82%) Automotive
5 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 4 (7.27%) Games
6 4 (7.27%) Public Sector
7 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Banking
8 1 (1.82%) Electronics
8 1 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Law
8 1 (1.82%) Legal
8 1 (1.82%) Retail
8 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (10.91%) IT Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Games Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) React
2 3 (5.45%) React Native
3 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Material Design
4 1 (1.82%) OAuth
4 1 (1.82%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) PMI
2 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.82%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Project Delivery
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 8 (14.55%) Business Case
5 8 (14.55%) Project Planning
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Logistics
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.27%) eTOM
9 4 (7.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) C#
1 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
1 4 (7.27%) Python
2 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) JNCIA
3 4 (7.27%) PMP
3 4 (7.27%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PMO
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Remedy
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) BMC
5 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow