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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 26 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.83% 2.10% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 3.27% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 7
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +6.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
262 153 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.92% 64.29% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 98 116
Average daily rate £423 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £10.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% +34.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Service Management
2 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.67%) Change Management
6 9 (15.00%) VMware
6 9 (15.00%) LAN
6 9 (15.00%) WAN
6 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.33%) IIS
8 7 (11.67%) Degree
9 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.00%) Project Management
10 5 (8.33%) Nagios
10 5 (8.33%) NHS
10 5 (8.33%) MS Office
10 5 (8.33%) Oracle
10 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
10 5 (8.33%) Finance
10 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) LAN
1 9 (15.00%) WAN
2 4 (6.67%) Wireless
3 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Service Manager
4 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Service Management
1 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
2 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (16.67%) Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.33%) SDLC
7 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Logistics
8 3 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.00%) System Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.33%) Network Management
9 2 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Nagios
1 5 (8.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Novell
5 1 (1.67%) Dell
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.67%) Kaseya
5 1 (1.67%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) Eloqua