The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.80% 8.21% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.07% 11.41% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Average daily rate
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£318 £418 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +45.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 149 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 62.50% 71.98% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 101 123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
Oxfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Retail
6 5 (12.82%) MS Project
6 5 (12.82%) Finance
6 5 (12.82%) Publishing
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.26%) Budget Control
7 4 (10.26%) Demand Management
8 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow Management
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow
9 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.13%) Wireless
9 2 (5.13%) C
9 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Project
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) WLAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Korean Language
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Service Transition Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) ERP Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) PMI
2 1 (2.56%) DTV
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.26%) Budget Control
7 4 (10.26%) Demand Management
8 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow Management
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow
9 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCIE
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) VMware