Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Manager
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 36 23
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 51 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.16% 5.25% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 5.38% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 49
Oxford median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £363 £301 £230
90th Percentile £525 £538 £530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 576 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.80% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 423 526
Oxford median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 37
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.93% -6.67% +4.06%
10th Percentile £10.84 £8.80 £8.40
90th Percentile £77.50 £35.75 £30.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.64 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.96% -12.50% +6.67%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Oxford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Oxford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Oxford over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Oxford

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Oxford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Oxford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 29 (56.86%) PRINCE2
2 23 (45.10%) PMP
2 23 (45.10%) PMI Certification
3 21 (41.18%) Project Management
3 21 (41.18%) Migration
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (35.29%) PMI
6 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (29.41%) Change Management
7 15 (29.41%) ITIL
8 14 (27.45%) Windows
8 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
9 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
10 8 (15.69%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) Publishing
10 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
10 8 (15.69%) Release Management
10 8 (15.69%) PMO
11 7 (13.73%) Time Management
11 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
12 6 (11.76%) Office 365
12 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
12 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
12 6 (11.76%) Service Design
13 5 (9.80%) LAN
13 5 (9.80%) WAN
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Office 365
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
1 8 (15.69%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) PMI
2 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) PRINCE2
2 21 (41.18%) Migration
2 21 (41.18%) Project Management
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) Change Management
4 15 (29.41%) ITIL
5 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
6 8 (15.69%) Release Management
7 7 (13.73%) Time Management
8 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
8 6 (11.76%) Service Design
9 5 (9.80%) Application Rationalisation
10 4 (7.84%) Project Governance
10 4 (7.84%) Resource Allocation
10 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) PMI Certification
1 23 (45.10%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.96%) Brocade
4 1 (1.96%) Juniper
4 1 (1.96%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) VMware