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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.61% 12.55% 15.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.32% 13.18% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £399 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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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
311 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.28% 95.24% 97.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 118 127
Average daily rate £385 £305 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 45 (63.38%) PRINCE2
2 42 (59.15%) Project Management
3 24 (33.80%) Finance
4 23 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (26.76%) Change Management
6 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (19.72%) Publishing
8 13 (18.31%) PMI Certification
9 12 (16.90%) PMI
10 11 (15.49%) MS Project
10 11 (15.49%) MS Office
10 11 (15.49%) Migration
11 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
12 8 (11.27%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (11.27%) Project Planning
12 8 (11.27%) C
12 8 (11.27%) Oracle
12 8 (11.27%) PMP
12 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
13 6 (8.45%) Degree
13 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (7.04%) Windows
14 5 (7.04%) Linux
14 5 (7.04%) Alfresco
15 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
15 4 (5.63%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (7.04%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.82%) Lync
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Project
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) LAN
1 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 3 (4.23%) Wireless
2 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) UltraEdit
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Publishing
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) CSS
1 1 (1.41%) XML
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
1 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) PMI
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) NHS
4 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Life Science
5 2 (2.82%) DTV
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) PRINCE2
2 42 (59.15%) Project Management
3 23 (32.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (26.76%) Change Management
5 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) Migration
7 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.27%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (11.27%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.45%) Software Delivery
8 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.63%) ITIL
10 3 (4.23%) Service Management
10 3 (4.23%) Logistics
10 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.23%) Business Transformation
11 2 (2.82%) Change Control
11 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) C
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) PMI Certification
2 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (11.27%) PMP
4 6 (8.45%) Degree
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
1 2 (2.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) SAP
2 2 (2.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.41%) HP
3 1 (1.41%) EMC
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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