The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.47% 16.67% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.11% 17.57% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 21
Average daily rate £350 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £486 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
225 239 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 95.74% 94.84% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 133 176
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.15 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.46% -10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Project Manager
Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxford region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 25 (43.10%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
3 8 (13.79%) Publishing
3 8 (13.79%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Demand Management
5 6 (10.34%) MS Project
6 5 (8.62%) SAP
6 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.62%) Finance
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (6.90%) Office 365
7 4 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) Retail
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow Management
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) ERP
8 3 (5.17%) LAN
9 2 (3.45%) DTV
9 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.45%) Broadband
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.45%) WAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Project
2 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) Broadband
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
2 2 (3.45%) 4G
3 1 (1.72%) PBX
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
General
1 8 (13.79%) Publishing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) EDI
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) DTV
2 1 (1.72%) CMDB
2 1 (1.72%) Open Source
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
3 8 (13.79%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Demand Management
6 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow Management
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) ERP
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL
9 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.45%) Process Management
9 2 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) PMP
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) SAP
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
2 1 (1.72%) Mercator
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