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 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 Planning
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.50% 0.42% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 0.51% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Median daily rate £400 £355 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -23.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

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 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 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

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Oxford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Oxford

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) PMO
3 5 (41.67%) PMI
3 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) APMP
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) CA PPM
6 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Project Planning
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 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) CA PPM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (25.00%) PMO Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) PMI
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Design
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Informatics
7 1 (8.33%) Market Research
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (25.00%) APMP
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds