The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 65 118 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.60% 15.38% 13.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.14% 16.10% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 77 59
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £346 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.00% -28.57%  

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 711 733 889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 94.05% 95.57% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 413 426
Median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 21
Median hourly rate £16.71 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.25% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 24 April 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 46 (48.94%) Project Management
2 31 (32.98%) PRINCE2
3 29 (30.85%) Security Cleared
4 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
5 26 (27.66%) Finance
6 20 (21.28%) ITIL
7 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
8 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (15.96%) Retail
9 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.70%) Logistics
12 11 (11.70%) Migration
12 11 (11.70%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (10.64%) Public Cloud
14 9 (9.57%) Oracle
15 8 (8.51%) Change Management
15 8 (8.51%) Scrum
15 8 (8.51%) DV Cleared
16 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
16 7 (7.45%) WAN
16 7 (7.45%) Windows
16 7 (7.45%) PMO
17 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
17 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
17 6 (6.38%) Customer-Centric Approach
18 5 (5.32%) APMP

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 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.19%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Staffware
2 2 (2.13%) Maximo
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (7.45%) WAN
3 5 (5.32%) LAN
4 4 (4.26%) Firewall
5 3 (3.19%) LDAP
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
6 2 (2.13%) SMS
6 2 (2.13%) VPN
6 2 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.06%) Skype
7 1 (1.06%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) DB2
2 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.19%) JIRA
1 3 (3.19%) SonarQube
1 3 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Automotive
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.13%) WSDL
2 2 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.26%) EPoS
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) IVR
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) zOS
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) Project Management
2 31 (32.98%) PRINCE2
3 20 (21.28%) ITIL
4 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.70%) Logistics
6 11 (11.70%) Migration
7 8 (8.51%) Change Management
7 8 (8.51%) Scrum
8 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.38%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.32%) Service Management
11 4 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (4.26%) CRM
11 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.26%) PRINCE
11 4 (4.26%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.32%) APMP
5 5 (5.32%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.26%) PMP
6 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.19%) APMG
7 3 (3.19%) CCNP
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco
3 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) ILOG
4 3 (3.19%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) Avaya
5 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.13%) F5
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.06%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.06%) Northgate
6 1 (1.06%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
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