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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.67% 13.79% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.36% 14.41% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 30
Average daily rate
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£475 £344 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £394 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
Project Manager
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
342 222 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.68% 95.69% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 125 133
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £388 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.88 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 49 (65.33%) PRINCE2
2 44 (58.67%) Project Management
3 26 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (33.33%) Finance
5 19 (25.33%) Change Management
6 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.00%) Publishing
8 13 (17.33%) PMI Certification
9 12 (16.00%) PMI
10 11 (14.67%) MS Project
10 11 (14.67%) MS Office
11 10 (13.33%) Migration
11 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
11 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.00%) Degree
13 8 (10.67%) C
13 8 (10.67%) PMP
13 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.67%) Financial Modelling
13 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
14 7 (9.33%) Oracle
15 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
16 5 (6.67%) SAP
16 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
16 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (5.33%) NHS
17 4 (5.33%) ITIL
17 4 (5.33%) LAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.67%) Lync
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Project
1 11 (14.67%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) LAN
1 4 (5.33%) WAN
2 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) UltraEdit
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Publishing
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) PMI
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.67%) DTV
5 2 (2.67%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) Informatics
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) PRINCE2
2 44 (58.67%) Project Management
3 26 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (25.33%) Change Management
5 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Migration
6 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 8 (10.67%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Logistics
10 3 (4.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.00%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.00%) Service Management
11 2 (2.67%) ERP
11 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) C
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) PMI Certification
2 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
4 8 (10.67%) PMP
5 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) CISA
7 1 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
1 3 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) SAP
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