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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 29 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.48% 10.48% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 16.00% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 9
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£435 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £267 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £417 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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
269 150 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.65% 65.50% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 83 105
Average daily rate £403 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 33 (38.82%) PRINCE2
2 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 22 (25.88%) Finance
5 18 (21.18%) SQL
6 17 (20.00%) Change Management
7 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.29%) Data Analysis
9 13 (15.29%) PMI Certification
9 13 (15.29%) PL/SQL
10 12 (14.12%) MS Project
10 12 (14.12%) MS Office
10 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (14.12%) ETL
10 12 (14.12%) PMI
10 12 (14.12%) Publishing
10 12 (14.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (14.12%) Data Architecture
10 12 (14.12%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (12.94%) Java EE
11 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
11 11 (12.94%) Java
12 10 (11.76%) Oracle
13 9 (10.59%) C
13 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
13 9 (10.59%) Project Planning
14 8 (9.41%) Degree
14 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.35%) CMS
1 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Drupal
2 1 (1.18%) WordPress
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Project
1 12 (14.12%) MS Office
2 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) VoIP
1 1 (1.18%) WAN
1 1 (1.18%) DHCP
1 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) UltraEdit
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Publishing
3 5 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Project Manager
2 23 (27.06%) Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Data Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) OBIEE Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Delivery Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Software Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Designer
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Software Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.53%) OBIEE Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Java EE
2 4 (4.71%) jQuery
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.53%) MDX
4 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) Flash
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) CSS3
5 1 (1.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) PMI
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
3 5 (5.88%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.71%) NHS
4 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Life Science
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) UNIX
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
1 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) PRINCE2
2 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 17 (20.00%) Change Management
5 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (15.29%) Data Analysis
8 12 (14.12%) ETL
8 12 (14.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (14.12%) Data Architecture
9 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.59%) Project Planning
11 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.41%) Financial Modelling
12 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
13 6 (7.06%) ITIL
14 5 (5.88%) Data Management
14 5 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) PL/SQL
3 11 (12.94%) Java
4 9 (10.59%) C
5 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) Python
6 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) PMI Certification
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (9.41%) PMP
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.18%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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