The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 35 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing PMI 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.37% 0.43% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.96% 1.59% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £415 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £415 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.52% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £165.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-77.87% +277.14%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
115 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.12% 27.27% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 42 27
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £13.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.38 £12.20 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.90 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI across the Oxford region.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing PMI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI.

1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) MS Project
3 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) C
4 7 (58.33%) PMP
4 7 (58.33%) Change Management
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Publishing
4 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (58.33%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (8.33%) UltraEdit
9 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 1 (8.33%) SQL
9 1 (8.33%) VB
9 1 (8.33%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (8.33%) Drupal

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing PMI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Project
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) UltraEdit
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Change Management
3 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (58.33%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (58.33%) PMP
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle