The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Alterian.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Alterian 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £265 £250
% change year-on-year
+58.49% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 169 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.81% 43.22% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 86 129
Average daily rate £450 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £145 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% -23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.55 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.50 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Alterian across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Alterian
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Alterian 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 Alterian.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) FastStats
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Alterian 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 Alterian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft