The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 35 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.81% 2.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£530 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
Project Planning
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
262 153 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.92% 64.29% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 98 116
Average daily rate £423 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £10.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% +34.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) MS Office
1 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 9 (50.00%) Publishing
5 8 (44.44%) MS Project
5 8 (44.44%) Project Management
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 6 (33.33%) PMI
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
7 5 (27.78%) UML
7 5 (27.78%) C
7 5 (27.78%) PMP
7 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (27.78%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Coaching
7 5 (27.78%) User Stories
8 4 (22.22%) ISEB
9 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Project
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) UltraEdit
General
1 9 (50.00%) Publishing
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 8 (44.44%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 5 (27.78%) UML
6 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Coaching
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (27.78%) PMP
4 4 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle