Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 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 Office (PMO)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 85 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 -16
Contract jobs citing PMO 27 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.27% 1.70% 2.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.50% 15.56% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +55.11% -8.67%
10th Percentile £307 £246 £212
90th Percentile £540 £570 £425
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.96% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £18.50
South East median hourly rate £30.37 £28.37 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +53.32% +37.04%

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 120 135 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.11% 10.91% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 114 91
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £328 £254 £213
90th Percentile £638 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +50.68% +158.22%
10th Percentile £20.50 £12.70 £17.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £22.00 £21.36
% change year-on-year -8.75% +3.02% -0.90%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Oxfordshire

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Oxfordshire

PMO
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +24 13 £450 -15.89% 2
Kidlington +2 3 £500 -12.28%
Banbury -3 1 - -
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PMO.

1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 8 (29.63%) Workflow
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
6 7 (25.93%) CMDB
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Dependency Management
8 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Taxonomies
9 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (14.81%) QA
9 4 (14.81%) WCF
9 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (14.81%) Line Management
9 4 (14.81%) REST
9 4 (14.81%) Retail

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Process Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) UAT Manager
3 4 (14.81%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Transition Manager
3 4 (14.81%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) WCF
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) CMDB
2 5 (18.52%) Taxonomies
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 8 (29.63%) Workflow
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
6 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Dependency Management
7 5 (18.52%) ITSM
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Line Management
8 4 (14.81%) RAD
8 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP