The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 5 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 85 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.51% 11.54% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.03% 16.72% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 21
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £673 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
Project Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
499 287 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.33% 68.99% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 147 202
Average daily rate £438 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -4 45 £380 +2.70% 15
Banbury +2 5 £438 -2.77%
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Thame - - - - 1
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 4
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 59 (36.88%) PRINCE2
2 53 (33.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (28.13%) Finance
4 31 (19.38%) Change Management
5 29 (18.13%) Publishing
6 27 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (13.75%) Business Analysis
8 20 (12.50%) Migration
9 18 (11.25%) Project Planning
10 15 (9.38%) Retail
11 14 (8.75%) SQL
12 13 (8.13%) ITIL
12 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
12 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (6.25%) Supplier Management
16 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
16 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (5.63%) Data Integration
16 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
17 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (5.00%) UNIX
17 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
17 8 (5.00%) Banking
17 8 (5.00%) Degree
18 7 (4.38%) Time Management
18 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (1.88%) Lync
1 3 (1.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.63%) Drupal
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) GroupWise
2 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.50%) MS Office
4 3 (1.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.63%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) LAN
1 6 (3.75%) WAN
2 3 (1.88%) Firewall
2 3 (1.88%) VoIP
3 2 (1.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.63%) NAS
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) JIRA
1 2 (1.25%) Selenium
1 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.63%) UltraEdit
General
1 45 (28.13%) Finance
2 29 (18.13%) Publishing
3 15 (9.38%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) French Language
6 2 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.25%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (51.88%) Project Manager
2 40 (25.00%) Analyst
3 22 (13.75%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.88%) Coordinator
5 10 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (5.63%) Senior Project Manager
6 9 (5.63%) Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Senior Manager
7 8 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (4.38%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) OBIEE Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Change Manager
11 4 (2.50%) Business Change Manager
11 4 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) XML
2 2 (1.25%) HTML
2 2 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) Mason
3 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.63%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.13%) PMI
5 2 (1.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Physics
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.00%) UNIX
2 6 (3.75%) Windows
3 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.88%) PRINCE2
2 53 (33.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (19.38%) Change Management
4 22 (13.75%) Business Analysis
5 20 (12.50%) Migration
6 18 (11.25%) Project Planning
7 13 (8.13%) ITIL
7 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.25%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.38%) Time Management
12 7 (4.38%) Change Control
12 7 (4.38%) Test Planning
12 7 (4.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) SQL
2 7 (4.38%) Python
2 7 (4.38%) PHP
3 3 (1.88%) C
3 3 (1.88%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.88%) PMP
4 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.88%) ISEB
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.25%) CCNA
5 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) APMP
6 1 (0.63%) HNC
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) P3O
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.75%) SAP
3 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco
5 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.25%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.63%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.63%) Kaseya
6 1 (0.63%) Juniper
6 1 (0.63%) Novell
6 1 (0.63%) Citrix
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