The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 16 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 51 37 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.43% 6.99% 12.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.59% 7.27% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 56
Median daily rate £475 £488 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £341 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

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
594 509 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 98.18% 96.22% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 393 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 50
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +12 22 £488 -7.14% 3
Abingdon - 4 £444 - 1
Kidlington - 3 £475 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 49 (56.98%) Project Management
2 39 (45.35%) PRINCE2
3 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.23%) PMP
4 26 (30.23%) PMI Certification
4 26 (30.23%) Migration
5 24 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (23.26%) PMI
7 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (18.60%) Change Management
9 15 (17.44%) Finance
9 15 (17.44%) Publishing
9 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
10 14 (16.28%) Waterfall
11 13 (15.12%) Windows
12 12 (13.95%) PMO
13 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (10.47%) Application Rationalisation
15 9 (10.47%) Office 365
16 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
16 8 (9.30%) Confluence
16 8 (9.30%) JIRA
16 8 (9.30%) WAN
16 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
16 8 (9.30%) Scrum
17 7 (8.14%) LAN
17 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (8.14%) QA
17 7 (8.14%) Release Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (9.30%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Project
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.47%) Office 365
4 5 (5.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) WAN
2 7 (8.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
1 15 (17.44%) Publishing
2 6 (6.98%) German Language
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Automotive
5 2 (2.33%) French Language
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (1.16%) Velocity
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) PMI
2 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) CCTV
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.98%) Project Management
2 39 (45.35%) PRINCE2
3 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.23%) Migration
5 24 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.60%) Change Management
7 14 (16.28%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.47%) Application Rationalisation
10 8 (9.30%) Scrum
11 7 (8.14%) Release Management
11 7 (8.14%) Resource Allocation
12 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.81%) ITIL
13 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
13 5 (5.81%) Software Delivery
13 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 4 (4.65%) Analytics
14 4 (4.65%) Project Governance
14 4 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) C
2 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) PMI Certification
1 26 (30.23%) PMP
2 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) APMP
4 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) PMO
2 7 (8.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.33%) Sage
3 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.16%) Northgate
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) SAP