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 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 52 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.91% 1.52% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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
590 273 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.60% 69.11% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 147 204
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -15 8 £290 - 3
Banbury - 2 £338 -
Witney - - - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) Project Management
2 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Supplier Management
5 6 (20.69%) Budget Control
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) MS Office
7 4 (13.79%) German Language
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Demand Management
8 3 (10.34%) User Stories
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) UML
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.34%) ISEB
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 2 (6.90%) Publishing
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (6.90%) PHP
9 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (6.90%) Programme Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (6.90%) Drupal
1 2 (6.90%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Coordinator
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Web Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Web Manager
6 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Planning Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) DTV
1 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
1 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Project Management
2 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Supplier Management
5 6 (20.69%) Budget Control
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Demand Management
8 3 (10.34%) User Stories
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) UML
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
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