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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 65 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.27% 12.07% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.75% 12.36% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 25
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£413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £463 £478
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 £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
553 453 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.84% 97.63% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 249 231
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 52
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +5 36 £450 +25.87% 7
Banbury 0 11 £406 -4.41%
Abingdon -5 3 - -
Bicester - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 63 (45.65%) Project Management
2 49 (35.51%) PRINCE2
3 42 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (18.84%) Finance
5 18 (13.04%) MS Project
6 16 (11.59%) Publishing
6 16 (11.59%) Project Planning
7 15 (10.87%) SAP
8 14 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (10.14%) Change Management
8 14 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.42%) Demand Management
10 12 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (7.97%) Business Transformation
12 10 (7.25%) Migration
12 10 (7.25%) Manufacturing
12 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.25%) Windows
13 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (6.52%) Electronics
13 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
13 9 (6.52%) DTV
13 9 (6.52%) Programme Management
13 9 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (6.52%) Marketing
13 9 (6.52%) Degree
13 9 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (6.52%) Budget Control
13 9 (6.52%) Windows 7

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (3.62%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Lync
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) MS Project
2 12 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.62%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) WAN
2 7 (5.07%) LAN
3 3 (2.17%) PBX
3 3 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (18.84%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Publishing
3 10 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.52%) Electronics
4 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.52%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) HTML
1 2 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) DTV
2 4 (2.90%) PMI
3 3 (2.17%) NHS
3 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.72%) Informatics
4 1 (0.72%) CMDB
4 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.72%) Open Source
4 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.65%) Project Management
2 49 (35.51%) PRINCE2
3 42 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.59%) Project Planning
5 14 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.14%) Change Management
6 13 (9.42%) Demand Management
7 11 (7.97%) Business Transformation
8 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.25%) Migration
9 9 (6.52%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (6.52%) Budget Control
10 7 (5.07%) ITIL
10 7 (5.07%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.07%) Scrum
11 5 (3.62%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.62%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.62%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.62%) SQL
2 2 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (6.52%) Degree
3 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.62%) PMP
6 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) APMP
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (10.87%) SAP
2 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.45%) Cognos
4 2 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec
5 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds
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