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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 74 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.76% 12.18% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.53% 12.67% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 38
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£450 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £683 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +8.92%
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
642 450 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.31% 96.15% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 220 206
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £250
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 61 50 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -11 35 £450 +28.57% 4
Banbury -1 3 £444 -26.04% 1
Chinnor - - - -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 88 (57.52%) PRINCE2
1 88 (57.52%) Project Management
2 54 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (28.10%) Finance
4 37 (24.18%) Publishing
5 29 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (15.69%) Change Management
7 22 (14.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (9.80%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.15%) Migration
10 14 (9.15%) Project Planning
11 13 (8.50%) PMI Certification
11 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 12 (7.84%) ITIL
13 11 (7.19%) MS Project
13 11 (7.19%) MS Office
13 11 (7.19%) PMI
13 11 (7.19%) Degree
14 10 (6.54%) PMP
14 10 (6.54%) NHS
14 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
15 9 (5.88%) C
15 9 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
16 8 (5.23%) WAN
16 8 (5.23%) LAN
17 7 (4.58%) SAP
17 7 (4.58%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (4.58%) CMS
2 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.96%) Lync
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
4 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Project
1 11 (7.19%) MS Office
2 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) LAN
1 8 (5.23%) WAN
2 5 (3.27%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.61%) Firewall
3 4 (2.61%) Wireless
3 4 (2.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.31%) VoIP
4 2 (1.31%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) UltraEdit
General
1 43 (28.10%) Finance
2 37 (24.18%) Publishing
3 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Electronics
6 2 (1.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) PMI
3 10 (6.54%) NHS
4 3 (1.96%) Informatics
4 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.31%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) Life Science
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Windows
2 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (57.52%) PRINCE2
1 88 (57.52%) Project Management
2 54 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.69%) Change Management
5 15 (9.80%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.15%) Project Planning
6 14 (9.15%) Migration
7 12 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.84%) ITIL
8 9 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (4.58%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.27%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.27%) Service Management
10 5 (3.27%) Scrum
11 4 (2.61%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.61%) ERP
11 4 (2.61%) Benchmarking
11 4 (2.61%) Content Management
11 4 (2.61%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.88%) C
2 2 (1.31%) SQL
3 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (14.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (8.50%) PMI Certification
2 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (7.19%) Degree
4 10 (6.54%) PMP
5 2 (1.31%) CISA
5 2 (1.31%) MCP
5 2 (1.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) SCCM
1 6 (3.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle
2 7 (4.58%) SAP
3 3 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
4 1 (0.65%) Juniper
4 1 (0.65%) Veritas
4 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.65%) VMware
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