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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.55% 9.05% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 12.16% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £140 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £8.25 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
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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
176 148 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.73% 74.37% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 90 94
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) SLA
4 2 (10.00%) NHS
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco