The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 48 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% 0.61% -
As % of the General category 2.20% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.23 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.37 £22.88 £22.41
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +2.07%
General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 165 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.88% 33.60% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 123 93
Average daily rate £375 £415 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.75 £35.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Local Government
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 Local Government within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 2 £300 -
Abingdon - - - -
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Local Government 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 Local Government.

1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Contact Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Local Government 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 Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner