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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 5 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 36 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.00% 12.32% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.56% 16.89% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -6.25%
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
205 148 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 74.01% 72.91% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 88 96
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (26.23%) Project Planning
3 14 (22.95%) Finance
4 12 (19.67%) Change Management
4 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Migration
6 8 (13.11%) Budget Control
6 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (11.48%) Test Planning
7 7 (11.48%) Supplier Management
8 6 (9.84%) Retail
8 6 (9.84%) Publishing
8 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
8 6 (9.84%) MS Project
8 6 (9.84%) Demand Management
9 5 (8.20%) C
9 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.20%) Scrum
9 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
9 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
10 4 (6.56%) System Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Degree
10 4 (6.56%) ITIL
10 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
11 3 (4.92%) PMI

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Lync
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Project
2 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) VoIP
2 1 (1.64%) WLAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Publishing
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) French Language
3 2 (3.28%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (3.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Coordinator
5 7 (11.48%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
1 2 (3.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (26.23%) Project Planning
3 12 (19.67%) Change Management
3 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
4 9 (14.75%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Budget Control
6 7 (11.48%) Test Planning
6 7 (11.48%) Supplier Management
7 6 (9.84%) Demand Management
8 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) System Testing
9 4 (6.56%) ITIL
10 3 (4.92%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) C
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) CCIE
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
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