The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Oxfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 50 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.37% 9.98% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.29% 13.84% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 15
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +17.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 354 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 67.84% 72.10% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 237 189
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Oxfordshire region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 21 £295 -30.58% 4
Abingdon -3 4 - - 2
Banbury +5 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Eynsham - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 34 (36.56%) PRINCE2
2 30 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (12.90%) Finance
5 11 (11.83%) PRINCE
5 11 (11.83%) Change Management
6 10 (10.75%) ITIL
6 10 (10.75%) MS Project
7 8 (8.60%) SAP
7 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
7 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
7 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) Supplier Management
7 8 (8.60%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.60%) Degree
8 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
9 6 (6.45%) Windows
9 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.45%) Demand Management
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 5 (5.38%) Retail
11 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.30%) Publishing
11 4 (4.30%) MS Office
11 4 (4.30%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.30%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (2.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) Moodle
6 1 (1.08%) Sakai Project
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Project
2 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.30%) MS Office
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.15%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) LAN
2 3 (3.23%) VoIP
2 3 (3.23%) WAN
3 2 (2.15%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) WLAN
4 1 (1.08%) PBX
4 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Publishing
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (54.84%) Project Manager
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) Technical Manager
3 7 (7.53%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (7.53%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.38%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (5.38%) Change Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Business Manager
5 4 (4.30%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (4.30%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.30%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 3 (3.23%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (3.23%) Consultant
6 3 (3.23%) Transition Manager
7 2 (2.15%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.15%) Communications Manager
7 2 (2.15%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (2.15%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Mason
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.15%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.15%) DTV
2 2 (2.15%) PMI
2 2 (2.15%) NHS
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.08%) Photography
3 1 (1.08%) CMDB
3 1 (1.08%) Informatics
3 1 (1.08%) EPoS
3 1 (1.08%) Replication
3 1 (1.08%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) PRINCE2
2 30 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.83%) PRINCE
3 11 (11.83%) Change Management
4 10 (10.75%) ITIL
5 8 (8.60%) Migration
5 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.60%) Supplier Management
5 8 (8.60%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.45%) Demand Management
8 5 (5.38%) Scrum
9 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.30%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.30%) Budget Control
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.23%) Time Management
10 3 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) C
2 2 (2.15%) PHP
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.23%) PMP
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) APMP
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) BS25999
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) SAP
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.08%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.08%) Capita
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco
3 1 (1.08%) IBM
3 1 (1.08%) VMware
3 1 (1.08%) Saba
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