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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.52% 13.25% 14.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.19% 13.68% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 49
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£463 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £670 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
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
687 519 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.47% 96.83% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 286 221
Average daily rate £398 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 47 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -13 30 £475 +35.71% 9
Banbury 0 2 £490 -18.33% 1
Chinnor - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 90 (57.69%) Project Management
2 89 (57.05%) PRINCE2
3 58 (37.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (28.85%) Finance
5 33 (21.15%) Publishing
5 33 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (15.38%) Change Management
7 19 (12.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (10.26%) PMI Certification
10 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
11 14 (8.97%) Project Planning
11 14 (8.97%) Migration
11 14 (8.97%) Degree
12 13 (8.33%) PMI
12 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (7.69%) MS Project
13 12 (7.69%) MS Office
13 12 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (7.05%) PMP
14 11 (7.05%) NHS
14 11 (7.05%) Oracle
15 10 (6.41%) ITIL
16 9 (5.77%) C
16 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
16 9 (5.77%) Supplier Management
16 9 (5.77%) Financial Modelling
17 7 (4.49%) LAN
17 7 (4.49%) WAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.85%) CMS
2 4 (2.56%) Lync
3 3 (1.92%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Drupal
5 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Project
1 12 (7.69%) MS Office
2 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) LAN
1 7 (4.49%) WAN
2 5 (3.21%) Internet
2 5 (3.21%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.56%) Firewall
3 4 (2.56%) VoIP
4 3 (1.92%) Wireless
5 2 (1.28%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) UltraEdit
General
1 45 (28.85%) Finance
2 33 (21.15%) Publishing
3 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.28%) Middleware
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.33%) PMI
3 11 (7.05%) NHS
4 3 (1.92%) Informatics
4 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.28%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.28%) Life Science
5 2 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (0.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Linux
3 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (57.69%) Project Management
2 89 (57.05%) PRINCE2
3 58 (37.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.38%) Change Management
6 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
7 14 (8.97%) Migration
7 14 (8.97%) Project Planning
8 12 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.41%) ITIL
10 9 (5.77%) Supplier Management
10 9 (5.77%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (3.85%) Business Transformation
11 6 (3.85%) Software Delivery
12 5 (3.21%) Scrum
12 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.56%) Benchmarking
13 4 (2.56%) Service Management
13 4 (2.56%) Service Delivery
14 3 (1.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) C
2 2 (1.28%) SQL
3 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (10.26%) PMI Certification
3 14 (8.97%) Degree
4 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (7.05%) PMP
6 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) CISA
6 2 (1.28%) MCP
6 2 (1.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) SCCM
1 5 (3.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) SAP
4 2 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (0.64%) Citrix
5 1 (0.64%) Veritas
5 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.64%) VMware
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