Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 97 84 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.72% 6.81% 12.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 7.39% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 134
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +0.61%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £325
90th Percentile £488 £575 £480
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.82%
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 1,610 1,137 1,673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 92.21% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 652 828
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £405 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +7.28% +7.86%
10th Percentile £250 £235 £246
90th Percentile £538 £575 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 79
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.93 £13.22 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.06% +5.76% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

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 17 January 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 17 January 2018, 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 45 (46.39%) Project Management
2 38 (39.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (25.77%) PRINCE2
4 23 (23.71%) Finance
5 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Project
8 15 (15.46%) Banking
9 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
9 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
10 13 (13.40%) Retail
10 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (11.34%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (11.34%) CRM
12 10 (10.31%) Supplier Management
12 10 (10.31%) PMP
12 10 (10.31%) PMI Certification
12 10 (10.31%) APMP
12 10 (10.31%) Process Improvement
13 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
13 9 (9.28%) Windows
13 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
13 9 (9.28%) Logistics
13 9 (9.28%) Scrum
14 8 (8.25%) Financial Institution
14 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
15 7 (7.22%) Project Governance
15 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
15 7 (7.22%) SharePoint

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 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 3 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) IaaS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Force.com
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) ATM
1 4 (4.12%) Network Security
1 4 (4.12%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
2 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.06%) SMS
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) LDAP
4 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 3 (3.09%) GitLab
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 13 (13.40%) Retail
4 8 (8.25%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) German Language
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.09%) PMI
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Infotainment
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Project Management
2 38 (39.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (25.77%) PRINCE2
4 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.34%) CRM
6 11 (11.34%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (10.31%) Process Improvement
7 10 (10.31%) Supplier Management
8 9 (9.28%) Logistics
8 9 (9.28%) Scrum
9 7 (7.22%) Migration
9 7 (7.22%) Project Governance
9 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.19%) Change Management
10 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.15%) DSDM
11 5 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) COBOL
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
1 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (10.31%) APMP
3 10 (10.31%) PMI Certification
3 10 (10.31%) PMP
4 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) HNC
5 4 (4.12%) HND
6 3 (3.09%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.06%) ISEB
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) GDPR
1 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) EMC
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) NetApp
6 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.03%) Brocade
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco
6 1 (1.03%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.03%) McAfee
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com