The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 49 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 23 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.96% 1.57% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Average daily rate
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£530 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £345 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Project Planning
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
610 354 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.41% 69.41% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 231 178
Average daily rate £410 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 18 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 -7 11 £515 +58.46% 1
Kidlington - 1 £530 -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
3 15 (44.12%) Publishing
3 15 (44.12%) MS Office
3 15 (44.12%) Degree
4 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
5 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) MS Project
8 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) PMI Certification
10 7 (20.59%) PMI
10 7 (20.59%) PMP
10 7 (20.59%) UML
10 7 (20.59%) User Stories
10 7 (20.59%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (17.65%) Change Management
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 6 (17.65%) C
11 6 (17.65%) ISEB
12 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
12 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
12 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
12 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
12 5 (14.71%) QA
12 5 (14.71%) Coaching
13 4 (11.76%) German Language

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Office
2 11 (32.35%) MS Project
3 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
4 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) OSPF
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) WebEx
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) SMTP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) ADSL
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) UltraEdit
General
1 15 (44.12%) Publishing
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Project Manager
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Development Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (8.82%) UML Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) Project Planner
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
2 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
3 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.59%) User Stories
5 7 (20.59%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (20.59%) UML
6 6 (17.65%) Change Management
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Coaching
7 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) PMI Certification
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (20.59%) PMP
4 6 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Cacti
1 1 (2.94%) Icinga
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Juniper
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) CommVault
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) EMC