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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 12 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.14% 8.14% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.03% 8.64% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £520
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 £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
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
390 162 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 91.98% 94.19% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 95 135
Average daily rate £463 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £39.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 45 (54.88%) Project Management
2 37 (45.12%) PRINCE2
3 32 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (29.27%) Publishing
5 16 (19.51%) Change Management
6 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.41%) MS Project
8 11 (13.41%) Project Planning
9 10 (12.20%) Degree
9 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (12.20%) Finance
10 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (9.76%) Budget Control
11 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
12 7 (8.54%) Migration
13 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (4.88%) SCCM
14 4 (4.88%) SCOM
14 4 (4.88%) SaaS
14 4 (4.88%) Demand Management
14 4 (4.88%) Office 365
14 4 (4.88%) SAP
14 4 (4.88%) CMS
14 4 (4.88%) Scrum
14 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
15 3 (3.66%) Quality Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) Lync
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Project
2 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (29.27%) Publishing
2 10 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) LAMP
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
1 1 (1.22%) XML
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) PMI
3 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Project Management
2 37 (45.12%) PRINCE2
3 32 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (19.51%) Change Management
5 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.41%) Project Planning
7 8 (9.76%) Budget Control
8 7 (8.54%) Migration
9 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Demand Management
10 4 (4.88%) Scrum
10 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.66%) Quality Management
11 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.66%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.66%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.66%) System Testing
11 3 (3.66%) Time Management
12 2 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) PHP
1 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
1 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) CISA
3 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
1 4 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
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