Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 114 177 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.26% 12.37% 12.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 12.96% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 112 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £319
90th Percentile £503 £523 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £26.75

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1495 1366 1707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 95.16% 95.46% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 744 893
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £259 £228 £236
90th Percentile £538 £527 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.96 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.68% -10.71% +9.80%
10th Percentile £9.27 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.08 £19.50 £21.54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.40 £14.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year +24.29% -2.42% -1.05%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 57 (50.00%) Project Management
2 27 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.18%) Finance
5 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 20 (17.54%) SC Cleared
6 20 (17.54%) ITIL
7 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 16 (14.04%) WebSphere
9 15 (13.16%) Retail
10 14 (12.28%) Migration
10 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
11 12 (10.53%) Windows
11 12 (10.53%) Scrum
12 11 (9.65%) Logistics
13 10 (8.77%) Change Management
13 10 (8.77%) PMO
14 9 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
15 8 (7.02%) Oracle
15 8 (7.02%) WAN
16 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
16 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
16 7 (6.14%) Linux
16 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
16 7 (6.14%) Matrix Organization

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 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.39%) IIS
4 4 (3.51%) Confluence
5 3 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.63%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Staffware
1 3 (2.63%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.75%) BPCS
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.88%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (7.02%) WAN
3 6 (5.26%) LAN
3 6 (5.26%) Network Security
4 5 (4.39%) Firewall
5 3 (2.63%) LDAP
6 2 (1.75%) ATM
6 2 (1.75%) SAN
6 2 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.88%) Internet
7 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) DB2
2 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.51%) JIRA
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
2 3 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.88%) GitLab
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) EPoS
3 3 (2.63%) PMI
4 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 5 (4.39%) zOS
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.00%) Project Management
2 27 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.54%) ITIL
5 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.28%) Migration
7 12 (10.53%) Scrum
8 11 (9.65%) Logistics
9 10 (8.77%) Change Management
10 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
10 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.14%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.26%) ERP
13 5 (4.39%) DevOps
13 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
13 5 (4.39%) Process Improvement
13 5 (4.39%) Programme Management
13 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.39%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.39%) PMP
6 4 (3.51%) APMP
6 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.63%) APMG
7 3 (2.63%) CCNA
7 3 (2.63%) CCNP
7 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.63%) Degree
8 2 (1.75%) HNC
8 2 (1.75%) HND
8 2 (1.75%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) SCCM
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Cisco
3 5 (4.39%) IBM
4 4 (3.51%) VMware
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) ILOG
6 2 (1.75%) Avaya
6 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.75%) F5
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) Cerner
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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