The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 18 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 49 39 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.84% 7.85% 10.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 8.14% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 52
Median daily rate £475 £460 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +3.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

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 541 479 646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.65% 96.38% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 370 397
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 0 20 £488 +2.63% 4
Abingdon - 4 £444 -
Kidlington -1 3 £475 -
Banbury +2 2 £325 -35.64%
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 51 (59.30%) Project Management
2 43 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 29 (33.72%) Migration
3 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (30.23%) PMP
4 26 (30.23%) PMI Certification
5 20 (23.26%) PMI
6 17 (19.77%) Finance
6 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (18.60%) Change Management
7 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
8 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
9 14 (16.28%) Publishing
10 13 (15.12%) Windows
11 12 (13.95%) PMO
12 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.47%) Application Rationalisation
14 9 (10.47%) Office 365
15 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
15 8 (9.30%) WAN
15 8 (9.30%) Scrum
15 8 (9.30%) Confluence
15 8 (9.30%) JIRA
16 7 (8.14%) SCCM
16 7 (8.14%) Release Management
16 7 (8.14%) LAN
16 7 (8.14%) Resource Allocation

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (9.30%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Project
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.47%) Office 365
4 5 (5.81%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) WAN
2 7 (8.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Publishing
3 6 (6.98%) German Language
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Marketing
6 3 (3.49%) Billing
7 2 (2.33%) Automotive
7 2 (2.33%) Back Office
7 2 (2.33%) French Language
7 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (1.16%) Velocity
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) PMI
2 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) EPoS
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) Project Management
2 43 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.72%) Migration
4 26 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.60%) Change Management
6 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
7 9 (10.47%) Application Rationalisation
8 8 (9.30%) Scrum
9 7 (8.14%) Release Management
9 7 (8.14%) Resource Allocation
10 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.98%) Project Governance
10 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.81%) ITIL
11 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.81%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 4 (4.65%) Analytics
12 4 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) C
2 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) PMI Certification
1 26 (30.23%) PMP
2 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) APMP
4 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) PMO
2 4 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.33%) Sage
3 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.16%) Brocade
4 1 (1.16%) Juniper
4 1 (1.16%) NetApp
4 1 (1.16%) Northgate
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
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