Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Decision-Making
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 65 88
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -5
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 24 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.89% 2.50% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 8
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £413 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -32.65% +81.48%
10th Percentile £244 £213 £376
90th Percentile £800 £675 £650
South East median daily rate £453 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +6.47% +1.80% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -37.50%

Decision-Making is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,121 947 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.48% 84.48% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 708 726
Oxfordshire median daily rate £440 £439 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +9.35% +0.31%
10th Percentile £273 £257 £250
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.22 £19.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.18% +14.29% -16.88%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.08 £12.40
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.13 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £24.88 £19.66 £23.00
% change year-on-year +26.53% -14.52% +2.22%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Decision-Making in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 17 £550 +43.79% 2
Kidlington -6 2 £455 -15.35% 1
Carterton - 2 £115 -
Abingdon -14 1 - - 2
Decision-Making
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 8 (33.33%) Microservices
4 8 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Time Management
5 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
6 6 (25.00%) SaaS
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) GDPR
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (16.67%) ITSM
8 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (16.67%) Cadence

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) SaaS
3 4 (16.67%) Slack
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Release Manager
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Administration Assistant
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) IT Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) IT Assistant
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Node.js
1 4 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
2 4 (16.67%) CMDB
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 8 (33.33%) Microservices
4 8 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Time Management
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) ITSM
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) GDPR
2 4 (16.67%) HIPAA
2 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cadence
1 4 (16.67%) New Relic
1 4 (16.67%) PagerDuty
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft