Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 91 75
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 0.68% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.82% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £563 £406 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -5.66%
10th Percentile £369 £292 £314
90th Percentile £800 £500 £650
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +2.06% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £23.04 £32.00
% change year-on-year -45.73% -28.02% +1.59%

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 1,140 980 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.42% 83.19% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 728 696
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% +16.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.11 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £74.50 £39.78
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.60% -15.79% +10.21%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 0 9 £675 +66.15% 5
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Abingdon - 1 £235 -
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 15 (78.95%) Change Management
1 15 (78.95%) Time Management
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Decision-Making
4 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) Microservices
5 9 (47.37%) Service Design
6 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (36.84%) SaaS
7 7 (36.84%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 6 (31.58%) Office 365
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) ITSM
9 5 (26.32%) SOA
9 5 (26.32%) CMDB
9 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
9 5 (26.32%) JIRA
9 5 (26.32%) REST
9 5 (26.32%) New Relic
9 5 (26.32%) PagerDuty
9 5 (26.32%) DevOps
9 5 (26.32%) Slack
9 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (26.32%) Patch Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (36.84%) SaaS
3 6 (31.58%) Office 365
4 5 (26.32%) Slack
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Architect
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Campaign Marketing Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Service Design Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) CMDB
3 4 (21.05%) PMI
3 4 (21.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Change Management
1 15 (78.95%) Time Management
2 11 (57.89%) Decision-Making
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Microservices
3 9 (47.37%) Service Design
4 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (36.84%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) ITSM
6 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
6 5 (26.32%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (21.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
1 4 (21.05%) HIPAA
1 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) New Relic
2 5 (26.32%) PagerDuty
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle