The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.65% 4.55% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 5.22% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £140 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -66.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £23.19 £91.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.58% +551.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-43.02% +53.57%

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
252 249 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.82% 87.06% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 216 202
Median daily rate £500 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +285.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxford region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxford region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.14%) BMC
7 1 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) MCSE
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) DNS

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Service Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Service Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Vendor Relationship Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow