Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 75 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.32% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 0.94% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxford median daily rate - £400 -
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate £16.25 - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.18 - -

DBS Check is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 106 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.95% 15.08% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 88 87
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £342 £248 £194
90th Percentile £600 £525 £510
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 £17.77 £21.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.04% -16.13% -61.48%
10th Percentile £17.78 £17.46 £15.62
90th Percentile £35.28 £31.45 £27.41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -21.02% -

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Oxford

DBS Check
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBS Check in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft