The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 20 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.68% 12.79% 15.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 13.35% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 54
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
668 457 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.02% 95.81% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 238 281
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxfordshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxfordshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -21 20 £400 +4.57% 2
Banbury -5 5 £456 +21.66% 1
Bicester - 3 £225 -
Abingdon +2 1 £375 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 74 (56.92%) Project Management
2 61 (46.92%) PRINCE2
3 41 (31.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (29.23%) Finance
5 33 (25.38%) Publishing
5 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.62%) PMI Certification
7 17 (13.08%) Project Planning
8 15 (11.54%) PMI
8 15 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 14 (10.77%) MS Project
10 13 (10.00%) PMP
10 13 (10.00%) NHS
10 13 (10.00%) Migration
11 12 (9.23%) Oracle
12 11 (8.46%) MS Office
12 11 (8.46%) Windows
12 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (7.69%) Degree
13 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (6.92%) Financial Modelling
14 9 (6.92%) Business Transformation
14 9 (6.92%) Software Delivery
14 9 (6.92%) Change Management
15 8 (6.15%) C
15 8 (6.15%) LAN
15 8 (6.15%) Supplier Management
16 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
16 7 (5.38%) Linux
17 6 (4.62%) Data Integration

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (4.62%) CMS
1 6 (4.62%) Alfresco
2 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.54%) Lync
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Project
2 11 (8.46%) MS Office
3 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) LAN
2 5 (3.85%) VoIP
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
3 2 (1.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.54%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.77%) PABX
4 1 (0.77%) MPLS
4 1 (0.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 38 (29.23%) Finance
2 33 (25.38%) Publishing
3 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Middleware
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) PMI
2 13 (10.00%) NHS
3 6 (4.62%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.31%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.31%) New Media
4 3 (2.31%) Life Science
5 2 (1.54%) Informatics
5 2 (1.54%) DTV
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.92%) Project Management
2 61 (46.92%) PRINCE2
3 41 (31.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.08%) Project Planning
6 15 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 13 (10.00%) Migration
8 9 (6.92%) Change Management
8 9 (6.92%) Business Transformation
8 9 (6.92%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (6.92%) Software Delivery
9 8 (6.15%) Supplier Management
10 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.85%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.85%) CRM
11 5 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.85%) Scrum
11 5 (3.85%) Web Development
12 4 (3.08%) Content Management
12 4 (3.08%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.15%) C
2 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) PMI Certification
2 13 (10.00%) PMP
3 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (7.69%) Degree
4 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) GAMP
1 1 (0.77%) QA
1 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Oracle
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (0.77%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) EMC
5 1 (0.77%) Citrix
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