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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 47 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 1.71% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.10% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate £271 £435 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% -24.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £133.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.60 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+73.63% -44.17%
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
432 524 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.60% 81.37% 71.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 336 164
Average daily rate £412 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 24
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -4 5 £138 -68.39%
Kidlington - 1 £313 -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (21.43%) CMDB
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 1 (7.14%) RUP
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CODA
1 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Sun