Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Tech Ops skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tech Ops over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 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.

Technical Operations (TechOps)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Tech Ops 2 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.40% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £150 - -
South East median daily rate £419 £400 £444
% change year-on-year +4.69% -9.86% +22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -40.00%

Tech Ops 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 379 675 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 76.72% 84.59% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 506 831
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £200 £228 £285
90th Percentile £603 £588 £613
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -29.63% +73.08%
10th Percentile £14.45 £16.63 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.55 £50.50 £57.50
Median hourly rate £23.63 £24.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +6.52% +2.22%

Tech Ops
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Tech Ops as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Tech Ops in Oxfordshire

Tech Ops
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Tech Ops in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Tech Ops in Oxfordshire

Tech Ops
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 Tech Ops within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Abingdon - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £150 -
Tech Ops
South East

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Tech Ops 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 Tech Ops.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) G Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (50.00%) Anti-Piracy
1 1 (50.00%) Product Roadmap

Tech Ops
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) G Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Anti-Piracy
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory