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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 61 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.09% 2.18% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.22% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £259 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £385 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -28.61%
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
569 342 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.63% 67.72% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 215 241
Average daily rate £403 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -25 2 £321 +7.98% 4
Banbury - 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (60.00%) Project Management
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 12 (40.00%) Publishing
5 10 (33.33%) MS Project
6 9 (30.00%) MS Office
6 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (23.33%) Change Management
7 7 (23.33%) PMP
7 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
7 7 (23.33%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (20.00%) PMI
8 6 (20.00%) C
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 4 (13.33%) Coaching
10 4 (13.33%) QA
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
11 3 (10.00%) User Stories
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 3 (10.00%) SOA
11 3 (10.00%) Linux
11 3 (10.00%) UML

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Project
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
3 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) OSPF
2 2 (6.67%) BGP
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) SMTP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) ADSL
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Development Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planner
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Project Management
2 14 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (23.33%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (23.33%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) UML
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.33%) People Management
9 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) PMP
2 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Cacti
1 1 (3.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.33%) CommVault
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) SAP