The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.09% 8.00% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 8.23% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 46
Median daily rate £450 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 603 583 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.63% 97.17% 98.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 409 496
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Oxfordshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 20 £425 +1.19% 4
Kidlington +1 4 £525 +10.52% 2
Banbury - 4 £375 -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 54 (62.07%) PRINCE2
2 47 (54.02%) Project Management
3 37 (42.53%) Migration
4 31 (35.63%) PMI Certification
5 29 (33.33%) PMP
6 28 (32.18%) PMI
7 27 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (27.59%) Data Centre
9 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (22.99%) Windows
11 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (20.69%) Publishing
13 16 (18.39%) Change Management
13 16 (18.39%) ITIL
13 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.24%) Finance
15 13 (14.94%) Release Management
16 12 (13.79%) PMO
17 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
18 10 (11.49%) Office 365
19 9 (10.34%) Application Rationalisation
19 9 (10.34%) MS Visio
20 8 (9.20%) WAN
20 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
21 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
21 7 (8.05%) LAN
21 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
21 7 (8.05%) SCCM

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (2.30%) Drupal
1 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.49%) Office 365
4 5 (5.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) WAN
2 7 (8.05%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) BGP
3 2 (2.30%) MPLS
3 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.15%) OSPF
4 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 18 (20.69%) Publishing
2 15 (17.24%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Automotive
5 2 (2.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) PMI
2 24 (27.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.30%) EPoS
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) PRINCE2
2 47 (54.02%) Project Management
3 37 (42.53%) Migration
4 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.39%) Change Management
6 16 (18.39%) ITIL
7 13 (14.94%) Release Management
8 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.34%) Application Rationalisation
10 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
11 6 (6.90%) Web Development
12 5 (5.75%) PRINCE
13 4 (4.60%) Programme Management
13 4 (4.60%) Supplier Management
14 3 (3.45%) ERP
14 3 (3.45%) Project Governance
14 3 (3.45%) Project Planning
14 3 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) Java
2 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) PMI Certification
2 29 (33.33%) PMP
3 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.30%) APMP
5 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) PMO
2 5 (5.75%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) ISO 22301
3 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Juniper
2 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Sage
3 2 (2.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) Brocade
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) NetApp
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £36,592 Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Posted: 18 days ago