The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Project Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.69% 8.91% 8.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 11.20% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 25
Median daily rate £450 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £307 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £468 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -41.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -19.11%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 241 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 84.69% 79.54% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 178 236
Median daily rate £475 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Oxford

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Oxford

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Oxford

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 15 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 12 (44.44%) Migration
3 11 (40.74%) PMI
3 11 (40.74%) PMP
3 11 (40.74%) PMI Certification
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) Change Management
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) Release Management
7 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
8 6 (22.22%) PMO
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
10 3 (11.11%) Service Design
10 3 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
10 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Publishing
11 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) PRINCE

Project Management
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Migration Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Process Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) PMI
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 12 (44.44%) Migration
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Release Management
6 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Service Design
9 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) C++
1 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) PMI Certification
1 11 (40.74%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) EMC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds