The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 21 32 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 11 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.54% 4.15% 12.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.58% 4.37% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 23
Median daily rate £488 £525 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £368 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.10%

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
319 252 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 99.38% 95.09% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 199 217
Median daily rate £410 £380 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 25
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £18.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 28 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 21 (52.50%) Project Management
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 15 (37.50%) Migration
4 13 (32.50%) PMP
4 13 (32.50%) PMI Certification
5 12 (30.00%) PMI
6 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
9 7 (17.50%) PMO
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (12.50%) Confluence
11 5 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
11 5 (12.50%) User Experience
11 5 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
11 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 5 (12.50%) Publishing
11 5 (12.50%) LAN
11 5 (12.50%) WAN
11 5 (12.50%) JIRA
12 4 (10.00%) QA
12 4 (10.00%) Release Management
12 4 (10.00%) SCCM
12 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 4 (10.00%) Web Development

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.00%) IaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) PMI
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) EPoS
5 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Project Management
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Migration
3 15 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
9 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.00%) Release Management
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Web Development
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL
10 3 (7.50%) Service Design
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (7.50%) Time Management
11 2 (5.00%) Content Enrichment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) PMI Certification
1 13 (32.50%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) PMO
2 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds