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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 22 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.15% 6.28% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 8.64% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £415 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £8.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
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
290 162 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.01% 72.65% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 108 93
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.72 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.22%) Service Management
4 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 6 (13.04%) WAN
5 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (10.87%) Juniper
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.87%) SSL
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) CCSP
6 5 (10.87%) CCNP
6 5 (10.87%) CCNA
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
6 5 (10.87%) CCSA
6 5 (10.87%) NX-OS
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (6.52%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) SSL
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (10.87%) NX-OS
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
1 10 (21.74%) Service Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Services Delivery Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Support
4 4 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Resource Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Service Management
3 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Coaching
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) CCSA
2 5 (10.87%) CCSP
2 5 (10.87%) CCNP
2 5 (10.87%) CCNA
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) CCDP
3 4 (8.70%) CISSP
3 4 (8.70%) CCSE
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.52%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.35%) Icinga
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
3 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) Juniper
4 4 (8.70%) Nokia
4 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 4 (8.70%) TippingPoint
4 4 (8.70%) Tufin
4 4 (8.70%) F5
4 4 (8.70%) McAfee
5 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.52%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
7 1 (2.17%) Eloqua
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