The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 22 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.35% 0.47% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 0.65% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 154 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 64.59% 71.96% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 122
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £548
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 £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Project Planning
Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Oxford region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Planning
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Budget Control
2 4 (30.77%) Demand Management
2 4 (30.77%) CMDB
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) MS Project
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Local Government
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Budget Control
2 4 (30.77%) Demand Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP