Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 47 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 47 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.58% 5.03% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.07% 29.41% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 42
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +12.43% -11.05%
10th Percentile £283 £135 £261
90th Percentile £536 £570 £539
South East median daily rate £434 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.15% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £31.47 £26.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.63% -2.73% +74.60%
10th Percentile £18.78 £13.58 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.38 £40.53 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year +55.22% -32.40% +23.66%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 204 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.20% 17.10% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 149 159
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.63% -11.76%
10th Percentile £234 £152 £250
90th Percentile £544 £525 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.97 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.61% -28.92% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.95 £15.70 £16.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £23.95 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% +11.11%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -6 27 £480 -4.00% 59
Kidlington -6 4 £500 +8.11% 2
Witney - 3 - - 8
Abingdon -6 1 £153 -67.03% 8
Wallingford - 1 - - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 32 (68.09%) Computer Science
2 23 (48.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.53%) Project Management
5 12 (25.53%) Windows
5 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (23.40%) Linux
7 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.02%) Unix
8 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
8 8 (17.02%) Migration
9 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) Content Management
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
9 7 (14.89%) Yammer
9 7 (14.89%) User Experience
9 7 (14.89%) OneDrive
9 7 (14.89%) Prototyping
9 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
9 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (14.89%) Axure RP
9 7 (14.89%) Office 365
9 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (12.77%) Server Monitoring

Degree
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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.38%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) UserZoom
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) OneDrive
2 7 (14.89%) Yammer
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) BGP
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Looker
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Power BI
3 1 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Publishing
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Designer
1 7 (14.89%) Developer
1 7 (14.89%) UX Designer
2 6 (12.77%) Consultant
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365 Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) CSS
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.13%) OpenMP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.13%) React
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Scilab
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (68.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) User Experience
3 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Life Science
4 2 (4.26%) PMI
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) CUDA
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Robotics
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 7 (14.89%) Content Management
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Prototyping
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) Analytics
5 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Runbook
5 6 (12.77%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (12.77%) Time Management
5 6 (12.77%) Validation
6 5 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Security Operations
7 4 (8.51%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.38%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) IronPython
5 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) AAT
4 1 (2.13%) CEH
4 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.13%) MBA
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PMO
2 4 (8.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Nagios
1 4 (8.51%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Cognos
4 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper
4 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.38%) Lotus
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk