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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 72 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.56% 13.25% 6.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.12% 13.56% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -20.27%
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
510 472 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 97.72% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 272 246
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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 +3 38 £425 +13.33% 3
Banbury +3 11 £406 -4.41% 1
Bicester - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 (47.01%) Project Management
2 46 (34.33%) PRINCE2
3 41 (30.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (17.91%) Finance
5 17 (12.69%) MS Project
6 16 (11.94%) SAP
6 16 (11.94%) Project Planning
7 15 (11.19%) Publishing
8 14 (10.45%) Change Management
9 13 (9.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (9.70%) Demand Management
10 11 (8.21%) Business Transformation
10 11 (8.21%) Windows
10 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.46%) Migration
11 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
11 10 (7.46%) Windows 7
12 9 (6.72%) Budget Control
12 9 (6.72%) Electronics
12 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
12 9 (6.72%) DTV
12 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.72%) Programme Management
12 9 (6.72%) Marketing
12 9 (6.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (5.97%) WAN
13 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.22%) LAN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (3.73%) CMS
2 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) Drupal
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Site Server
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Project
2 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.73%) MS Office
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.49%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.75%) Agresso
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) WAN
2 7 (5.22%) LAN
3 3 (2.24%) PBX
3 3 (2.24%) VoIP
4 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Publishing
3 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.72%) Electronics
4 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) HTML
1 2 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) CSS
2 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) DTV
2 4 (2.99%) PMI
2 4 (2.99%) NHS
3 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.75%) Informatics
3 1 (0.75%) CMDB
3 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.01%) Project Management
2 46 (34.33%) PRINCE2
3 41 (30.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.94%) Project Planning
5 14 (10.45%) Change Management
6 13 (9.70%) Demand Management
7 11 (8.21%) Business Transformation
8 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.46%) Migration
9 9 (6.72%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.72%) Budget Control
9 9 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (5.22%) ITIL
10 7 (5.22%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.22%) Scrum
11 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.73%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.73%) Web Development
11 5 (3.73%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (4.48%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.73%) PMP
4 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) SAP
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.49%) Cognos
3 2 (1.49%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec
4 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago