Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 37 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 73 66 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.92% 5.59% 10.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 6.71% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 102
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £145
90th Percentile £568 £501 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% +114.29% -27.08%
10th Percentile £56.25 £36.25 £14.40
90th Percentile £58.75 £38.75 £81.50
South East median hourly rate £30.18 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +9.75% -36.05% +60.75%

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 1,075 984 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.12% 83.39% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 716 692
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £200
90th Percentile £609 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £27.75 £17.47 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.89% +1.25% -13.75%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.42 £13.80
90th Percentile £55.63 £62.50 £44.88
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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 +8 41 £520 +9.47% 11
Kidlington -1 9 £545 +13.25%
Banbury -4 5 £275 -15.38% 3
Abingdon +2 3 £160 -65.41% 1
Witney +4 1 - - 4
Wallingford - 1 - -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (30.14%) Finance
4 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
4 17 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (19.18%) Change Management
6 11 (15.07%) ITIL
7 10 (13.70%) Windows
8 8 (10.96%) PMI
8 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
8 8 (10.96%) Publishing
8 8 (10.96%) Degree
8 8 (10.96%) Office 365
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.59%) SDLC
9 7 (9.59%) Marketing
9 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.59%) Web Services
9 7 (9.59%) Oracle
9 7 (9.59%) PMO
10 6 (8.22%) SAP
10 6 (8.22%) CRM
10 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (8.22%) Application Performance Monitoring

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 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.74%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) CA PPM
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP CCM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.74%) Datadog
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
1 1 (1.37%) FTP
1 1 (1.37%) SMTP
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.37%) VoIP
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.74%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Publishing
3 7 (9.59%) Marketing
4 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) German Language
7 1 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Local Government
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.59%) Coordinator
2 7 (9.59%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (6.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Consultant
5 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Salesforce Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Development Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) SAML
3 2 (2.74%) Velocity
4 1 (1.37%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) PMI
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) CUDA
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.37%) Life Science
6 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
3 17 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (19.18%) Change Management
5 11 (15.07%) ITIL
6 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.59%) Migration
6 7 (9.59%) SDLC
7 6 (8.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 6 (8.22%) CRM
7 6 (8.22%) DevOps
7 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (8.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.85%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.85%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (6.85%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Python
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) C++
2 2 (2.74%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Ruby
2 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) ABAP
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
1 8 (10.96%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.85%) PMP
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CEH
6 1 (1.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) PMO
2 3 (4.11%) GDPR
3 2 (2.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
1 6 (8.22%) Terraform
2 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Apple
3 3 (4.11%) Cognos
4 2 (2.74%) ESRI
4 2 (2.74%) Lotus
4 2 (2.74%) New Relic
4 2 (2.74%) PagerDuty
4 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.37%) CODA
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.37%) Proofpoint
5 1 (1.37%) Workday