Period
to 21 April 2018

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 6 months to 21 April 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 Planning
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 76 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.05% 1.48% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.78% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +5.10% -17.37%
10th Percentile £425 £304 £142
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £133.00
South East median hourly rate £10.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -52.22% +28.57% -41.67%

Project Planning 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 1,064 957 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.15% 83.07% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 695 679
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -4.91%
10th Percentile £274 £195 £183
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -11.90% +6.33%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.42 £13.44
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.50 £85.50
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 April 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 -14 5 £575 +41.54% 1
Kidlington -5 3 £468 +55.83%
Banbury -2 1 £295 +9.26%
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 12 (92.31%) Change Management
1 12 (92.31%) Time Management
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Service Design
4 8 (61.54%) Decision-Making
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (46.15%) SaaS
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Microservices
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) ITSM
7 5 (38.46%) SOA
7 5 (38.46%) PagerDuty
7 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
7 5 (38.46%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (38.46%) REST
7 5 (38.46%) New Relic
7 5 (38.46%) DevOps
7 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
7 5 (38.46%) JIRA
7 5 (38.46%) CMDB
7 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (38.46%) Slack
8 4 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (30.77%) Office 365

Project Planning
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:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 5 (38.46%) Slack
4 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CMDB
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Change Management
1 12 (92.31%) Time Management
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Service Design
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Decision-Making
4 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Microservices
6 5 (38.46%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
6 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (38.46%) ITSM
6 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
7 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 4 (30.77%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
1 4 (30.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) New Relic
2 5 (38.46%) PagerDuty
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle