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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 26 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.59% 11.68% 14.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 13.56% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 27
Median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £608 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £66.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +176.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%

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
262 236 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.12% 86.13% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 198 210
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% +31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) PMP
4 9 (23.08%) PMI Certification
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
5 8 (20.51%) Change Management
5 8 (20.51%) PMI
6 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
6 7 (17.95%) Office 365
7 6 (15.38%) Line Management
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (12.82%) Confluence
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) JIRA
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (10.26%) Publishing

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 5 (12.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.56%) JBehave
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Data Migration Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Migration Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Migration Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) OBIEE Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) PMI
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) CMDB
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) CCTV
6 1 (2.56%) Social Media
6 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
5 8 (20.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
7 6 (15.38%) Line Management
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Release Management
9 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) PMI Certification
1 9 (23.08%) PMP
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) MCP
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds