The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 27 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 Planning
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 46
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.98% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £475 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

Project Planning 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 272 243 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 84.74% 79.67% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 180 236
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 £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Oxford

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) PMO
3 4 (57.14%) PMI
3 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) PMP
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) APMP
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) CA PPM
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Informatics
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Project Planning
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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Informatics
4 1 (14.29%) Market Research
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) APMP
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds