Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 23 16
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 66 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.34% 7.44% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 8.70% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 73 76
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +17.65% +0.94%
10th Percentile £263 £156 £132
90th Percentile £600 £548 £600
South East median daily rate £431 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.62% +5.00% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £115.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% -38.89% +109.30%

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 1,043 1,058 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.32% 85.53% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 762 692
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.39% +8.81% -
10th Percentile £300 £193 £213
90th Percentile £613 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 34
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £18.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.33% -52.29% +118.57%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.03 £14.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.35 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +50.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -13 36 £500 +5.26% 24
Banbury -3 5 £275 +3.77%
Kidlington -5 5 £558 +17.37% 1
Abingdon -3 3 £272 -41.30% 3
Carterton - 1 £425 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (39.39%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 20 (30.30%) Change Management
4 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (25.76%) ITIL
6 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.18%) Office 365
8 11 (16.67%) Windows
9 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (12.12%) PMO
11 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.61%) JIRA
12 7 (10.61%) Financial Modelling
13 6 (9.09%) Release Management
13 6 (9.09%) Time Management
13 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
13 6 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
13 6 (9.09%) PMI
13 6 (9.09%) Supplier Management
13 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
13 6 (9.09%) Migration
13 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 6 (9.09%) Kaizen

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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Office 365
2 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) DHCP
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) FTP
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) LTE
5 1 (1.52%) SMS
5 1 (1.52%) SMTP
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) TETRA
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Clusterpoint
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) JIRA
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Publishing
3 3 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 5 (7.58%) Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (7.58%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) Process Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (4.55%) AWS Architect
4 3 (4.55%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (4.55%) Information Officer
4 3 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Security Officer
4 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.03%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.03%) AWS Specialist
5 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) Velocity
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.09%) PMI
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 20 (30.30%) Change Management
3 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.76%) ITIL
4 17 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
6 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.61%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (9.09%) Kaizen
9 6 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (9.09%) Migration
9 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.09%) Release Management
9 6 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 6 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 6 (9.09%) Time Management
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (7.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) PMP
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) APMP
5 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.03%) CISSP
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) GDPR
3 3 (4.55%) SLA
4 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Apple
2 4 (6.06%) NetApp
2 4 (6.06%) VMware
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.03%) Proofpoint
4 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) EMC