The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 29 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing PMP 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.29% 2.11% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 10.87% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

PMP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 46 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.29% 19.41% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 76
Median daily rate £375 £320 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -32.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing PMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Oxford

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Oxford

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for PMP.

1 13 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 12 (92.31%) PMI
3 11 (84.62%) Migration
4 9 (69.23%) Project Management
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
6 7 (53.85%) PMO
7 6 (46.15%) Change Management
8 5 (38.46%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (30.77%) Office 365
9 4 (30.77%) Release Management
9 4 (30.77%) SCCM
9 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
9 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 3 (23.08%) ITIL
10 3 (23.08%) LAN
10 3 (23.08%) WAN
10 3 (23.08%) Service Design
10 3 (23.08%) Resource Allocation
10 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
11 2 (15.38%) Time Management
11 2 (15.38%) Informatics
11 2 (15.38%) IaaS
11 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
12 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Migration Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Migration Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) PMI
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 11 (84.62%) Migration
3 9 (69.23%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) Application Rationalisation
6 4 (30.77%) Release Management
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (23.08%) Service Design
8 2 (15.38%) Informatics
8 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) Change Control
9 1 (7.69%) Content Enrichment
9 1 (7.69%) Product Management
9 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds