The table below looks at the statistics for the OSS Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSS Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSS Project Manager
Rank 573 553 567
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs requiring an OSS Project Manager 15 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
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£243 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.40% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £313 -
% change year-on-year
-22.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

OSS Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSS Project Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

OSS Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSS Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSS Project Manager across the England region.

OSS Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

OSS Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +7 15 £243 -22.40%
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OSS Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with OSS Project Manager in their job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (65.00%) PMI Certification
4 12 (60.00%) PMP
4 12 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (55.00%) Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Change Control
9 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (10.00%) LLU
9 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (10.00%) Electronics
9 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.00%) DTV
9 2 (10.00%) Service Management
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (5.00%) PMI
10 1 (5.00%) MS Project
10 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
10 1 (5.00%) Change Management

OSS Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited OSS Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with OSS Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LLU
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.00%) VoLTE
General
1 19 (95.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (55.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (60.00%) PMP
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Infovista