The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £450 £343
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +31.38%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 88 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.96% 19.69% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 44 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire