The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 36 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.52% 15.57% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.20% 16.34% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £700 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £35.05
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +9.84%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
353 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.39% 95.28% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 108 124
Average daily rate £410 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £127 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.78 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 53 (66.25%) PRINCE2
2 48 (60.00%) Project Management
3 25 (31.25%) Finance
4 24 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (28.75%) Publishing
6 20 (25.00%) Change Management
7 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.75%) MS Project
9 11 (13.75%) MS Office
10 10 (12.50%) PMI
10 10 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 10 (12.50%) Degree
10 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (11.25%) Project Planning
11 9 (11.25%) Migration
12 8 (10.00%) C
12 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 7 (8.75%) PMP
13 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (7.50%) Office 365
14 6 (7.50%) SCCM
14 6 (7.50%) SCOM
15 5 (6.25%) Oracle
15 5 (6.25%) SAP
16 4 (5.00%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (2.50%) CMS
1 2 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Project
1 11 (13.75%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) LAN
1 3 (3.75%) WAN
1 3 (3.75%) Wireless
1 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) UltraEdit
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Publishing
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) PMI
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) DTV
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (66.25%) PRINCE2
2 48 (60.00%) Project Management
3 24 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (25.00%) Change Management
5 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.25%) Project Planning
6 9 (11.25%) Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.00%) Service Management
9 4 (5.00%) ITIL
9 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
10 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.75%) Logistics
11 2 (2.50%) Information Management
11 2 (2.50%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.50%) Change Control
11 2 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) C
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (8.75%) PMP
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
4 2 (2.50%) CISSP
4 2 (2.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
1 6 (7.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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