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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 21 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.86% 8.45% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.33% 11.69% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
Average daily rate
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£295 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -
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 £28.75 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +26.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 154 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 64.32% 72.30% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 103 123
Average daily rate £348 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 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 31 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 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Finance
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
4 5 (13.16%) MS Project
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (10.53%) Budget Control
5 4 (10.53%) Demand Management
5 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Retail
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Publishing
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) LAN
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) CMS
7 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Agresso
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) WLAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Publishing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Korean Language
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Change Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.63%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Budget Control
5 4 (10.53%) Demand Management
5 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) CCIE
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) SAP
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.63%) IBM