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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 29 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.23% 0.82% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 10.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate £130 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
Internet
Oxfordshire

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
42 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.79% 8.20% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 8
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £12.49 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) IBM Notes
1 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) Adobe
1 11 (91.67%) PeopleSoft
1 11 (91.67%) Lotus
1 11 (91.67%) Acrobat
1 11 (91.67%) DameWare
2 10 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (83.33%) Release Management
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Change Control
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Content Editor
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Editor
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Editor
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (8.33%) Web Content Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Change Control
1 10 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
1 10 (83.33%) Release Management
2 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Adobe
1 11 (91.67%) Lotus
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) PeopleSoft