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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 20 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 62 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.22% 15.32% 15.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 15.90% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 51
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£428 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
719 478 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.36% 96.37% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 259 272
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
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 39 45 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 -18 22 £425 +25.00% 7
Banbury -2 5 £490 +32.43%
Bicester - 3 £225 -
Abingdon -4 1 £375 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 73 (52.52%) Project Management
2 70 (50.36%) PRINCE2
3 44 (31.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (28.78%) Finance
5 33 (23.74%) Publishing
6 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.23%) PMI Certification
8 16 (11.51%) Change Management
8 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
9 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.79%) Migration
10 14 (10.07%) PMI
10 14 (10.07%) MS Project
11 13 (9.35%) Oracle
11 13 (9.35%) NHS
12 12 (8.63%) PMP
12 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (8.63%) MS Office
13 11 (7.91%) Degree
14 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (6.47%) Financial Modelling
15 9 (6.47%) C
15 9 (6.47%) Windows
15 9 (6.47%) Supplier Management
16 8 (5.76%) Linux
16 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
17 7 (5.04%) ITIL
17 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
17 7 (5.04%) Business Transformation
17 7 (5.04%) Software Delivery

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.32%) CMS
1 6 (4.32%) Alfresco
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.44%) Lync
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Project
2 12 (8.63%) MS Office
3 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) LAN
1 6 (4.32%) VoIP
1 6 (4.32%) WAN
2 4 (2.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.16%) Internet
3 3 (2.16%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.44%) MPLS
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) UltraEdit
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 33 (23.74%) Publishing
3 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) Middleware
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.72%) XML
3 1 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) PMI
2 13 (9.35%) NHS
3 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.88%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.16%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.16%) Life Science
5 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.44%) New Media
5 2 (1.44%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.44%) Informatics
5 2 (1.44%) DTV
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Windows
2 8 (5.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.52%) Project Management
2 70 (50.36%) PRINCE2
3 44 (31.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.51%) Change Management
5 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
6 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
6 15 (10.79%) Migration
7 9 (6.47%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (6.47%) Supplier Management
8 7 (5.04%) Business Transformation
8 7 (5.04%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.04%) ITIL
9 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.32%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.60%) Web Development
10 5 (3.60%) Scrum
11 4 (2.88%) Content Management
11 4 (2.88%) Benchmarking
11 4 (2.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) C
2 3 (2.16%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) PMI Certification
2 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (8.63%) PMP
3 11 (7.91%) Degree
4 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) GAMP
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) SCCM
1 2 (1.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.16%) SAP
3 3 (2.16%) VMware
4 2 (1.44%) Citrix
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) EMC
5 1 (0.72%) Veritas
5 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
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