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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 34 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.98% 2.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£515 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -9.67%
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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
306 156 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.93% 67.24% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 105 114
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Publishing
5 8 (36.36%) MS Project
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
7 6 (27.27%) UML
7 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) PMI
7 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 6 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (27.27%) User Stories
8 5 (22.73%) Coaching
8 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (22.73%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) PMP
8 5 (22.73%) ISEB
8 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 5 (22.73%) C
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
8 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
9 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
10 3 (13.64%) German Language

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 8 (36.36%) MS Project
3 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) UltraEdit
General
1 9 (40.91%) Publishing
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) German Language
4 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Project Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (22.73%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Junior
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) UML
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 6 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) User Stories
6 5 (22.73%) Coaching
6 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
9 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
9 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (22.73%) PMP
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP