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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 46 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.24% 3.10% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.87% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Average daily rate £550 £530 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +63.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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
422 595 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.76% 80.08% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 389 237
Average daily rate £413 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 2 £478 -7.28% 1
Banbury - 1 £360 -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
2 11 (47.83%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Back Office
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Network Design
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) PHP
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) Time Management
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Back Office
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) AWS Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Software Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Software Design Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Storage Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Finance Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) PMO Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
1 11 (47.83%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Network Design
4 5 (21.74%) SOA
4 5 (21.74%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Coaching
5 3 (13.04%) Dependency Management
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) C++
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
1 5 (21.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) CODA
2 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Sun
2 1 (4.35%) Talend