The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.49% 9.90% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 14.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Average daily rate
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£315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £332 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 131 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.75% 68.23% 72.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 74 87
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.40 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Oxford region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) NHS
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) VoIP
5 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Publishing
7 1 (3.57%) Retail
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) SCCM
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) MS Office

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Coordinator
2 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Incident & Problem Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Change and Release Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco