Period
to 24 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 24 August 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 42 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.76% 4.78% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 5.43% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 44 56
Oxfordshire median daily rate £210 £500 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.10% +14.81% +8.88%
10th Percentile £151 £263 £253
90th Percentile £488 £593 £570
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +135.29%
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £33.14 £21.50
% change year-on-year -7.97% +54.14% -3.80%

Project Management 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 601 1,104 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.01% 88.04% 85.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 804 731
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £443 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +1.14% +6.71%
10th Percentile £156 £269 £258
90th Percentile £588 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 28
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.40 £22.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +20.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £17.54 £12.70 £12.08
90th Percentile £110.27 £55.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -13.04%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Oxfordshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Oxfordshire

Project Management
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 Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 August 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 -7 12 £152 -69.60% 8
Wallingford 0 1 £450 - 1
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 13 (65.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Tandem
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) PMO
3 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Azure
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) PMP
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Migration

Project Management
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 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
2 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 5 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (20.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Change Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (25.00%) Tandem
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Avaya
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Veeam