Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 80 101 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.44% 7.97% 8.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 9.15% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 70
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £271 £154 £213
90th Percentile £663 £538 £526
South East median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.59% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £128.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -85.21% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £18.00 £58.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £20.00 £140.35
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £28.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -6.32% -14.18% +36.80%

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 1030 1104 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.93% 87.07% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 791 772
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £231
90th Percentile £590 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £13.95 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £43.58 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 50 £475 +7.04% 10
Kidlington -2 5 £570 +26.67%
Banbury -3 3 £350 +32.08%
Abingdon -8 2 £383 -7.15% 4
Carterton - 1 £425 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 24 (30.00%) Finance
4 20 (25.00%) Change Management
5 19 (23.75%) ITIL
5 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (18.75%) Migration
9 14 (17.50%) Scrum
9 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (15.00%) Windows
11 10 (12.50%) Publishing
11 10 (12.50%) PMO
12 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.25%) Kanban
12 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.00%) Office 365
13 8 (10.00%) PMI Certification
13 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
14 7 (8.75%) VMware
14 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
14 7 (8.75%) NetApp
14 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (8.75%) PMP
14 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (8.75%) DHCP
14 7 (8.75%) DNS

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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) Drupal
3 4 (5.00%) Confluence
3 4 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) DHCP
1 7 (8.75%) DNS
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (3.75%) SMS
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) LTE
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) TETRA
4 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Publishing
3 4 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (3.75%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 8 (10.00%) Process Manager
2 8 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 7 (8.75%) Architect
4 6 (7.50%) Development Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Development Project Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Software Development Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
5 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Agile Coach
6 4 (5.00%) Agile Development Manager
6 4 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
2 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) Ajax
3 4 (5.00%) CSS3
3 4 (5.00%) HTML5
3 4 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.50%) PMI
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.25%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 20 (25.00%) Change Management
4 19 (23.75%) ITIL
4 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 15 (18.75%) Migration
8 14 (17.50%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.25%) Kanban
10 7 (8.75%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
10 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
10 7 (8.75%) Release Management
10 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.50%) Analytics
11 6 (7.50%) Information Security
11 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C++
2 1 (1.25%) Java
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) PMP
3 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) APMP
5 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) PMO
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 3 (3.75%) GDPR
4 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.25%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) NetApp
2 7 (8.75%) VMware
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) EMC
4 1 (1.25%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (1.25%) Northgate
4 1 (1.25%) Proofpoint
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) SAP