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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.22% 8.61% 12.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 8.87% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
283 327 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.25% 97.03% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 243 117
Median daily rate £375 £390 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Median hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 16 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) NHS
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) MS Office
6 5 (15.63%) PMI
6 5 (15.63%) PMP
6 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (9.38%) Publishing
8 3 (9.38%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) FMCG
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Change Control
9 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (6.25%) QA
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) NHS
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) PMI
3 3 (9.38%) FMCG
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 16 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
1 5 (15.63%) PMP
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau