Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 29 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 89 112 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.90% 6.81% 11.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.20% 7.09% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 61 104
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £335 £325 £353
90th Percentile £578 £500 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £431
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.45% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.00 - £36.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,435 1,579 1,321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 96.05% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 747 742
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.06% +6.73%
10th Percentile £215 £255 £225
90th Percentile £564 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 68 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.99% +41.04% -11.11%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £22.35 £20.23 £17.56
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -3.45%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Milton Keynes

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Milton Keynes

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Milton Keynes

Project Manager
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 Manager in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Milton Keynes

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 48 (53.93%) Project Management
2 34 (38.20%) Finance
3 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
4 31 (34.83%) PRINCE2
5 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.22%) Oracle
7 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
8 17 (19.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (19.10%) APMP
9 16 (17.98%) Matrix Organization
9 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
10 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (14.61%) Process Improvement
12 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
12 12 (13.48%) Banking
12 12 (13.48%) Unix
13 11 (12.36%) ITIL
13 11 (12.36%) Migration
13 11 (12.36%) Release Management
14 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
14 10 (11.24%) DB2
14 10 (11.24%) Solaris
14 10 (11.24%) Linux
14 10 (11.24%) Mainframe
14 10 (11.24%) Financial Institution
14 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
14 10 (11.24%) Programme Delivery
14 10 (11.24%) Problem-Solving

Project Manager Skill Set
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 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.62%) Confluence
4 5 (5.62%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Primavera
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) SAN
2 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) DB2
2 2 (2.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 5 (5.62%) GitLab
2 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 10 (11.24%) Financial Institution
4 9 (10.11%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Automotive
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) LDAP
2 2 (2.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.49%) CCTV
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Unix
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Solaris
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) zOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Project Management
2 31 (34.83%) PRINCE2
3 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.98%) Matrix Organization
5 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.61%) Process Improvement
7 11 (12.36%) ITIL
7 11 (12.36%) Migration
7 11 (12.36%) Release Management
8 10 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.24%) Programme Delivery
8 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.87%) Change Management
10 7 (7.87%) Customer-Centricity
10 7 (7.87%) Scrum
11 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (6.74%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.62%) Kanban
13 4 (4.49%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.10%) APMP
2 17 (19.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) HNC
4 8 (8.99%) HND
4 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.74%) ISEB
6 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) PMO
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.22%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
6 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 2 (2.25%) Nuxeo
6 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) Netezza
7 1 (1.12%) Pega
7 1 (1.12%) ReadSoft