The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 41 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.08% 1.66% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 15.38% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.95% 10.79% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 17
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £152 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +19.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Oxford region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Oxford region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware