The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.04% 9.09% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 11.98% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Average daily rate £325 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £370 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £38.91 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.73% +289.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +14.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 192 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.55% 75.89% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.43 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
Oxfordshire

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
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 17 April 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 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Data Management
3 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) DataFlux
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (12.90%) Office 365
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.90%) CMDB
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) SLA
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) SAS
6 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
1 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Consultant
1 4 (12.90%) Configuration Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Support Manager
2 3 (9.68%) IT Support
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CMDB
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Data Management
2 5 (16.13%) ETL
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 1 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.23%) Korn
1 1 (3.23%) C-shell
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) DataFlux
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat