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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 25 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 35 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.41% 12.00% 13.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 15.31% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 54
Median daily rate £475 £368 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.25% -16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £66.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +301.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.13% +39.42%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 432 392 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.12% 78.40% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 308 373
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -19 12 £500 +100.00% 7
Abingdon - 3 £463 - 3
Banbury 0 2 £325 -23.52%
Kidlington - 1 £475 -
Witney - 1 £263 -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 29 (36.71%) PRINCE2
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (22.78%) Finance
4 17 (21.52%) Migration
4 17 (21.52%) PMP
4 17 (21.52%) PMI Certification
5 16 (20.25%) Change Management
6 15 (18.99%) PMO
7 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (15.19%) PMI
9 11 (13.92%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.66%) Resource Allocation
11 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (11.39%) Publishing
11 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.39%) Windows
11 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
12 8 (10.13%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (10.13%) Release Management
12 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
13 7 (8.86%) Confluence
13 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
13 7 (8.86%) JIRA
13 7 (8.86%) Scrum
14 6 (7.59%) Banking
14 6 (7.59%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related 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 7 (8.86%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) Drupal
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Project
3 3 (3.80%) MS Office
4 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.27%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (1.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Office 365
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) LDAP
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.53%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.27%) JBehave
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Publishing
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 5 (6.33%) German Language
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.80%) Back Office
5 3 (3.80%) Billing
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 2 (2.53%) French Language
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.39%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Migration Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Migration Project Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Software Project Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Data Migration Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Development Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Development Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) OBIEE Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Software Development Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) PMI
2 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (36.71%) PRINCE2
2 21 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (21.52%) Migration
4 16 (20.25%) Change Management
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (13.92%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.66%) Resource Allocation
7 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.13%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Release Management
8 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Scrum
10 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.59%) Project Governance
10 6 (7.59%) SDLC
10 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 5 (6.33%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) Java
2 3 (3.80%) Apex Code
2 3 (3.80%) C#
2 3 (3.80%) Perl
2 3 (3.80%) Python
2 3 (3.80%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) R
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) PMI Certification
1 17 (21.52%) PMP
2 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) ISEB
4 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.53%) APMP
6 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) PMO
2 3 (3.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.06%) Sophos
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Sage
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) Infor
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds