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 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
Project Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.29% 13.08% 15.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 15.90% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 37
Median daily rate £500 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £121 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £66.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

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 219 195 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.21% 82.28% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 155 234
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Oxford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 9 (29.03%) PMP
3 9 (29.03%) PMI Certification
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) PMI
5 7 (22.58%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (16.13%) PMO
7 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.13%) JIRA
7 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (16.13%) Confluence
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Publishing
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Security Management
8 4 (12.90%) LDAP
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management

Project Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.23%) JBehave
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Data Migration Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Migration Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Migration Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) OBIEE Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) PMI
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Resource Allocation
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Security Management
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) PMI Certification
1 9 (29.03%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds