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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 41 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.23% 6.40% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.71% 10.08% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -28.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.25 £11.00 £38.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -71.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.38 £11.00 £16.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £61.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -11.11%
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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
299 129 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.92% 63.55% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 78 103
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +96.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Service Management
5 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 10 (17.86%) Change Management
6 10 (17.86%) WAN
6 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (17.86%) LAN
7 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
7 9 (16.07%) VMware
8 8 (14.29%) IIS
8 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.71%) NHS
11 5 (8.93%) MS Office
11 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.93%) Project Management
11 5 (8.93%) Nagios
11 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
11 5 (8.93%) Degree
11 5 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (8.93%) Icinga
11 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) WAN
1 10 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (7.14%) Wireless
3 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.36%) VoIP
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) ISDN
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.79%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Service Management
2 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 10 (17.86%) Change Management
4 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Logistics
10 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.57%) Benchmarking
10 2 (3.57%) Security Management
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.57%) Network Management
10 2 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Nagios
1 5 (8.93%) Icinga
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Siebel
5 1 (1.79%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.79%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.79%) Kaseya
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Dell
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) Novell
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com