The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - 45 44
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-50.47% -38.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 329 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 76.49% 68.12% 74.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 211 200
Average daily rate £423 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.02% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £49.25 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Benchmarking
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Procurement Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware