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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 51 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.56% 10.92% 16.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.29% 16.35% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 20
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£481 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £235 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.54 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.99% -1.36%
Project Management
Oxfordshire

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
313 159 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.24% 66.81% 77.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 104 114
Average daily rate £425 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% +72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 46 (47.92%) PRINCE2
2 27 (28.13%) Finance
3 26 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (25.00%) Change Management
5 23 (23.96%) Business Analysis
6 18 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (18.75%) Publishing
7 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (14.58%) SQL
9 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (12.50%) MS Office
10 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (12.50%) PMI Certification
11 11 (11.46%) PMI
11 11 (11.46%) MS Project
11 11 (11.46%) Data Modelling
11 11 (11.46%) ETL
11 11 (11.46%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.46%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (11.46%) Data Architecture
11 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (11.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (10.42%) Java EE
12 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
12 10 (10.42%) Java
13 9 (9.38%) C
13 9 (9.38%) Oracle
13 9 (9.38%) Degree
14 8 (8.33%) Financial Modelling

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.08%) Drupal
1 2 (2.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
2 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Office
2 11 (11.46%) MS Project
3 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) LAN
1 2 (2.08%) VoIP
1 2 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) UltraEdit
General
1 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Publishing
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 27 (28.13%) Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Developer
5 7 (7.29%) OBIEE Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Change Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Business Change Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) Java EE
2 1 (1.04%) HTML5
2 1 (1.04%) CSS3
2 1 (1.04%) Sass
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) PMI
3 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) Life Science
4 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.04%) Informatics
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) UNIX
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) NetWare
3 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) PRINCE2
2 26 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (25.00%) Change Management
4 23 (23.96%) Business Analysis
5 18 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.46%) Data Modelling
8 11 (11.46%) ETL
8 11 (11.46%) Data Analysis
8 11 (11.46%) Data Architecture
8 11 (11.46%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (8.33%) Change Control
9 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.25%) Migration
10 6 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
2 10 (10.42%) Java
3 9 (9.38%) C
4 3 (3.13%) PHP
5 2 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (9.38%) Degree
4 8 (8.33%) PMP
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) SAP
3 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.04%) Citrix
4 1 (1.04%) Novell
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.04%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.04%) Kaseya
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