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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 36 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.68% 13.97% 17.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.75% 17.11% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 19
Average daily rate £440 £406 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £521 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £121.75 £24.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+407.29% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.12% +14.32%
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
244 298 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.92% 81.64% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 198 83
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (37.04%) PRINCE2
2 17 (31.48%) Business Analysis
3 16 (29.63%) ITIL
4 14 (25.93%) Windows
5 13 (24.07%) Change Management
5 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
6 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
8 10 (18.52%) Publishing
8 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) CMDB
9 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (12.96%) Degree
11 7 (12.96%) Finance
11 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (11.11%) Release Management
12 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (11.11%) SCCM
12 6 (11.11%) User Stories
12 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 6 (11.11%) SQL
13 5 (9.26%) Oracle
13 5 (9.26%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
13 5 (9.26%) ETL
13 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Acrobat
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) Power BI
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Publishing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Data Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Migration Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Migration Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) OBIEE Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Business Process Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (5.56%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) CMDB
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) NHS
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) PMI
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Informatics
6 1 (1.85%) Physics
6 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) PRINCE2
2 17 (31.48%) Business Analysis
3 16 (29.63%) ITIL
4 13 (24.07%) Change Management
5 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
7 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 6 (11.11%) Release Management
10 6 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (11.11%) User Stories
11 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
11 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.26%) ETL
11 5 (9.26%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (9.26%) PRINCE
11 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.41%) PMP
4 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) CCAB
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) DameWare
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
1 5 (9.26%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) hybris
3 2 (3.70%) Lotus
3 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica