The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 26 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.21% 12.03% 12.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 13.94% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 19
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £136 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £128.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +435.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +31.57%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 251 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.21% 86.25% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 214 189
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +350.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Oxford region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Line Management
5 6 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
6 5 (15.15%) Office 365
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Publishing
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) LDAP
7 4 (12.12%) PMP
7 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.12%) Confluence
7 4 (12.12%) CMDB
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (12.12%) Data Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.12%) JIRA

Project Management
Top Related 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 (12.12%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.03%) JBehave
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) OBIEE Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Migration Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) MDX
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) CMDB
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) CCTV
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) Product Management
7 3 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.12%) PMP
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com