The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank 45 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Alterian 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.42% 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£296 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 235 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.51% 47.57% 55.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 147 160
Average daily rate £350 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 26
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Alterian
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Oxford - 2 £296 -
Alterian
South East

Alterian
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) 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 31 July 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
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%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft