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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 30 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 15 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.41% 3.83% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 5.81% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £330 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £370 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £8.50 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -13.81%
ITIL
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
268 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.82% 65.96% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 87 107
Average daily rate £403 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Service Delivery
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) Service Management
5 10 (16.95%) VMware
6 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
6 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (13.56%) IIS
8 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.17%) MS Office
9 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.17%) LAN
9 6 (10.17%) WAN
9 6 (10.17%) NHS
9 6 (10.17%) Nagios
9 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (10.17%) Degree
10 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (8.47%) Icinga
10 5 (8.47%) SDLC
10 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (13.56%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.69%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) LAN
1 6 (10.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Service Manager
4 8 (13.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Support
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (6.78%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Resource Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.69%) XML
1 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Service Delivery
2 10 (16.95%) Change Management
2 10 (16.95%) Service Management
3 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) SDLC
7 4 (6.78%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.08%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.08%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.08%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.08%) System Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Test Management
9 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.39%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Nagios
2 5 (8.47%) Icinga
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.69%) Siebel
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy