The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 28 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.15% 14.98% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.93% 15.42% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
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£383 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £477 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 201 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.37% 97.10% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 119 158
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 38
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
Oxfordshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 24 (39.34%) Project Management
2 17 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (18.03%) Demand Management
5 9 (14.75%) MS Project
6 8 (13.11%) Publishing
6 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 7 (11.48%) Finance
7 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (11.48%) PRINCE
7 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (11.48%) Project Planning
8 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.84%) Change Management
9 5 (8.20%) Retail
9 5 (8.20%) SAP
9 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.56%) Budget Control
10 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
10 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
11 3 (4.92%) Migration
11 3 (4.92%) CMS
11 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.92%) Workflow
11 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
11 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.92%) LAN
11 3 (4.92%) Workflow Management
11 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) QA

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (4.92%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Project
2 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) PBX
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
General
1 8 (13.11%) Publishing
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.64%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) DTV
2 1 (1.64%) CMDB
2 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.64%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) PMI
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Project Management
2 17 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (18.03%) Demand Management
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) PRINCE
6 7 (11.48%) Project Planning
7 6 (9.84%) Change Management
8 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
9 4 (6.56%) Budget Control
9 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.92%) Workflow Management
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.92%) Workflow
10 3 (4.92%) Migration
10 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Cognos
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds