Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 82 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.67% 5.85% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 5.99% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 68
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £488 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +15.52% +1.99%
10th Percentile £363 £383 £295
90th Percentile £570 £538 £532
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £45.50 £49.75
% change year-on-year -34.07% -8.54% +68.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1179 1236 1275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.63% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 871 905
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 74
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +7.26% +4.84%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.98
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 53 £500 +5.26% 4
Kidlington +2 8 £525 +10.53%
Banbury 0 3 £350 -36.36% 1
Abingdon +2 2 £188 -54.55% 2
Carterton - 1 £425 -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Project Management
3 39 (47.56%) PRINCE2
4 32 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (29.27%) Finance
6 22 (26.83%) Change Management
6 22 (26.83%) Migration
7 20 (24.39%) PMI Certification
8 19 (23.17%) PMP
8 19 (23.17%) Publishing
9 18 (21.95%) ITIL
9 18 (21.95%) Data Centre
10 14 (17.07%) MS Visio
10 14 (17.07%) PMI
11 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (14.63%) Release Management
12 12 (14.63%) Windows
13 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
14 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
14 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (10.98%) Scrum
14 9 (10.98%) Oracle
15 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
15 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
15 8 (9.76%) Programme Management
15 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
15 8 (9.76%) Office 365
15 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 8 (9.76%) PMO
16 7 (8.54%) Resource Allocation

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 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) Confluence
2 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Office 365
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SMS
2 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) Publishing
3 3 (3.66%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.07%) PMI
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Solaris
3 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Project Management
3 39 (47.56%) PRINCE2
4 32 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (26.83%) Change Management
5 22 (26.83%) Migration
6 18 (21.95%) ITIL
7 12 (14.63%) Release Management
8 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
9 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
9 9 (10.98%) Scrum
10 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.76%) Programme Management
10 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.54%) Project Governance
11 7 (8.54%) Resource Allocation
11 7 (8.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) PMI Certification
2 19 (23.17%) PMP
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 3 (3.66%) ISEB
3 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) APMP
4 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (1.22%) Northgate
4 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com