Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Academic Degree
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 27 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.90% 5.51% 6.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 31.48% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 24
Oxford median daily rate £480 £500 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +21.58% +2.81%
10th Percentile £375 £150 £257
90th Percentile £538 £588 £521
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £475 £423
% change year-on-year -10.53% +12.43% -11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 - £27.50
10th Percentile £17.19 - £11.00
90th Percentile £24.44 - £37.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £31.47 £26.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.63% -2.73% +74.60%

Degree 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 63 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.10% 17.50% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 84 85
Oxford median daily rate £438 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £266 £150 £228
90th Percentile £553 £534 £483
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £364
% change year-on-year -5.56% +23.63% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Oxford median hourly rate £19.72 £17.77 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.95% -35.38% -
10th Percentile £14.64 £17.39 £14.05
90th Percentile £24.44 £18.39 £35.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.97 £17.77 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.61% -28.92% -16.67%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Oxford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Oxford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Oxford

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 22 (81.48%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) Office 365
7 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (22.22%) Content Management
7 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) Time Management
7 6 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (22.22%) Yammer
7 6 (22.22%) OneDrive
8 5 (18.52%) Runbook
8 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
8 5 (18.52%) Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management

Degree
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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) OneDrive
2 6 (22.22%) Yammer
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) BGP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.70%) Looker
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
1 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (3.70%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365 Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.70%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (7.41%) PMI
6 1 (3.70%) CUDA
6 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.70%) Life Science
6 1 (3.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Content Management
3 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Runbook
4 5 (18.52%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Sales Enablement
5 4 (14.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) AAT
4 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MBA
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.81%) Juniper
2 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
2 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle