Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 -3
Contract jobs citing PMO 14 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.51% 1.83% 2.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.08% 18.33% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 26
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +4.92% +43.87%
10th Percentile £299 £261 £258
90th Percentile £475 £600 £509
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.96% -3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £100.31 £27.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year +265.66% +56.76% -18.60%

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 107 120 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.52% 9.97% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 104 84
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +18.52%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £215
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.82% +175.00% -48.72%
10th Percentile £20.20 £12.70 £17.05
90th Percentile £24.20 £77.50 £41.35
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year -20.00% +43.43% -41.90%

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

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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 20 January 2019.

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

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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 20 January 2019. 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 +33 6 £450 -21.05% 3
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) RAD
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (28.57%) Line Management
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management

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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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) UAT Manager
3 3 (21.43%) UAT Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Head of Development
4 2 (14.29%) Head of Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) PMO Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) WCF
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Line Management
4 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (28.57%) RAD
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft