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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 46 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 4.50% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 6.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £399 £393
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
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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
298 162 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.76% 72.97% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 102 93
Average daily rate £413 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) PMI
3 3 (50.00%) PMP
3 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) MS Project
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle