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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 39 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.00% 7.61% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.38% 7.85% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 10
Average daily rate
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£443 £370 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.59% -13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £463 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -7.14%
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
315 191 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.92% 96.95% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 99 116
Average daily rate £400 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.75 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 35 (50.72%) Project Management
2 23 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (27.54%) PRINCE2
4 17 (24.64%) Publishing
5 12 (17.39%) MS Project
6 10 (14.49%) Change Management
6 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.49%) Project Planning
7 9 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (11.59%) Budget Control
8 8 (11.59%) Finance
9 7 (10.14%) Scrum
9 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.70%) Migration
10 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (8.70%) Degree
11 5 (7.25%) Demand Management
11 5 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.25%) CMS
12 4 (5.80%) SaaS
12 4 (5.80%) Requirements Management
13 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
13 3 (4.35%) QA
13 3 (4.35%) Content Management
13 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.35%) Business Transformation
13 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Project
2 9 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) LAN
1 1 (1.45%) PBX
1 1 (1.45%) VoIP
1 1 (1.45%) WAN
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (24.64%) Publishing
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) XML
1 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) PMI
2 1 (1.45%) DTV
2 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Project Management
2 23 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (27.54%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) Project Planning
5 8 (11.59%) Budget Control
6 7 (10.14%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Demand Management
8 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.80%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.35%) System Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.35%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.35%) Content Management
10 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) PHP
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
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