Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 38 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.84% 4.67% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 4.75% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 19
Oxford median daily rate £500 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +4.24%
10th Percentile £398 £258 £351
90th Percentile £578 £529 £555
Oxfordshire median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 684 673 598
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 98.25% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 505 485
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £181 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £528
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.84% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 30
Oxford median hourly rate £20.50 £14.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.82% -45.91% +89.66%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.75 £8.80
90th Percentile £71.50 £36.50 £57.80
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Project Management
3 19 (46.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
5 11 (26.83%) Change Management
5 11 (26.83%) Publishing
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (19.51%) Software Delivery
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
9 7 (17.07%) JIRA
10 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
10 6 (14.63%) Analytics
10 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) PMP
10 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
10 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Product Management
11 5 (12.20%) Time Management
11 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
12 4 (9.76%) Web Analytics
12 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.76%) SDLC
12 4 (9.76%) Project Governance
12 4 (9.76%) Confluence
12 4 (9.76%) Office 365
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (9.76%) SharePoint

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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SMS
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.83%) Publishing
2 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Project Management
3 19 (46.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
5 11 (26.83%) Change Management
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) Software Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Analytics
8 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (12.20%) Product Management
9 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
9 5 (12.20%) Time Management
10 4 (9.76%) Project Governance
10 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) Web Analytics
11 3 (7.32%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
1 6 (14.63%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) VMware