Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 30 March 2020 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 Delivery
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 63 84
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 -22
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 8 13 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.60% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.89% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Median daily rate £508 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% +2.98% -5.38%
10th Percentile £314 £393 £394
90th Percentile £538 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £67.50 £33.40 £50.75
% change year-on-year +102.10% -34.19% +142.59%

Project Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 382 687 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 76.25% 84.71% 87.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 509 839
Median daily rate £431 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -5.56% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £275
90th Percentile £601 £588 £605
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.92% -9.43% +39.47%
10th Percentile £14.45 £16.75 £15.24
90th Percentile £50.55 £50.25 £57.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.47 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% +8.77% -0.09%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in Oxfordshire

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in Oxfordshire

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in Oxfordshire

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in Oxfordshire

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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 +15 2 £510 +27.50% 4
Project Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 Project Delivery.

1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) React Native
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) NativeScript
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (12.50%) Databricks
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Antivirus Management

Project Delivery
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 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) PolyBase
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Portfolio Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) NativeScript
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) ODBC
1 1 (12.50%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Biotechnology
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Databricks
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware