The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 68 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.70% 0.19% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 1.33% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£294 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
Internet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 75 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.51% 14.23% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 37 22
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Oxfordshire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £375 - 2
Banbury - 1 £225 -
Wallingford - 1 £238 -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 2 (11.11%) Network Security
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) CMS
8 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) Lync
8 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) OSPF
3 2 (11.11%) BGP
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) HP