The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 42 45
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 8 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.44% 1.81% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.31% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Median daily rate £406 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.84% -24.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £296 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

Project Planning 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 438 390 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.06% 78.47% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 306 370
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 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Oxfordshire

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 -2 7 £400 +12.67%
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 9 (52.94%) Change Management
2 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
2 8 (47.06%) PMO
3 6 (35.29%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) PMI
4 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Publishing
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) APMP
6 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) PMP
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Project Planning
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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) CA PPM
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Publishing
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Product Owner
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PMI
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Change Management
2 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Market Research
7 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 2 (11.76%) Service Design
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 3 (17.65%) APMP
3 2 (11.76%) PMP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds