Period
to 25 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 48 96 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.34% 8.91% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.35% 10.18% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 60
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £247 £256 £250
90th Percentile £500 £576 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £431
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.35% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +105.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £31.63 £26.65 £16.00
90th Percentile £34.88 £106.50 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -3.57% +0.72% +67.47%

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 423 943 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 82.30% 87.56% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 527 749
Median daily rate £425 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £240 £250
90th Percentile £638 £630 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.53% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.96% +54.63% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.16 £13.25 £9.16
90th Percentile £34.75 £49.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -45.28% +82.76% -10.77%

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 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020, 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 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (22.92%) Migration
4 10 (20.83%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) HTML
6 8 (16.67%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) Python
7 7 (14.58%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) Oracle
7 7 (14.58%) Project Delivery
7 7 (14.58%) DevOps
8 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.50%) AWS
8 6 (12.50%) C
8 6 (12.50%) Java
8 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.50%) Unix
8 6 (12.50%) Web Services
8 6 (12.50%) XML
8 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
9 5 (10.42%) LDAP

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 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) DB2
1 5 (10.42%) DB2 UDB
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Power BI
3 1 (2.08%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Ant
2 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) JUnit
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (4.17%) Billing
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Local Government
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Manager
3 7 (14.58%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Migration Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Migration Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Integration Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.42%) Electron Framework
3 5 (10.42%) JSP
3 5 (10.42%) LDAP
3 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 5 (10.42%) SailPoint
3 5 (10.42%) Servlets
3 5 (10.42%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Animation
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.08%) EMV
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.92%) Migration
4 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (14.58%) DevOps
5 7 (14.58%) Project Delivery
6 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) Logistics
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Information Security
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Python
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C
2 6 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) BeanShell
3 5 (10.42%) Bourne shell
3 5 (10.42%) Korn
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) APMP
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CAPM
5 1 (2.08%) CIPD
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) PhD
5 1 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.42%) RACF
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) Capita
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) Ariba
6 1 (2.08%) ATG
6 1 (2.08%) CrowdStrike
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee
6 1 (2.08%) Talend