The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 50 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £270 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £102.50 £21.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+388.09% +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 338 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.53% 74.94% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 189 200
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.09 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.10% -51.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Benchmarking
South East

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 8 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL