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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 31 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.20% 9.57% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 14.71% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £318 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -23.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £247 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
268 136 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.53% 65.07% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 71 102
Average daily rate £413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
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 £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) PRINCE2
2 27 (31.76%) Business Analysis
3 21 (24.71%) SQL
4 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (18.82%) Finance
6 15 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 15 (17.65%) PMI Certification
6 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 15 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (16.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (16.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (16.47%) Data Architecture
7 14 (16.47%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (16.47%) ETL
8 13 (15.29%) PMI
9 12 (14.12%) Oracle
9 12 (14.12%) Publishing
10 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.94%) MS Project
10 11 (12.94%) Java
10 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
10 11 (12.94%) Java EE
11 10 (11.76%) MS Office
11 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.76%) Change Management
12 9 (10.59%) C
12 9 (10.59%) PMP
12 9 (10.59%) Software Delivery
13 8 (9.41%) SDLC

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (12.94%) MS Project
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.18%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.18%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) VoIP
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Publishing
3 8 (9.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Analyst
2 25 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 17 (20.00%) Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Data Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) OBIEE Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Software Project Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Software Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Delivery Project Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Software Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Java EE
2 6 (7.06%) jQuery
3 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.88%) 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 13 (15.29%) PMI
2 6 (7.06%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
3 5 (5.88%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.71%) NHS
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
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 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Business Analysis
2 27 (31.76%) PRINCE2
3 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 15 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (16.47%) Data Architecture
5 14 (16.47%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (16.47%) ETL
6 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.76%) Change Management
8 9 (10.59%) Software Delivery
9 8 (9.41%) SDLC
9 8 (9.41%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.41%) Project Planning
10 6 (7.06%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 11 (12.94%) Java
4 9 (10.59%) C
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) PMI Certification
2 9 (10.59%) PMP
3 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) 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
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe