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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 36 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.72% 2.11% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.63% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £419 £355 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.95% -39.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £170 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +32.00%
Service Delivery
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
227 266 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.28% 80.12% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 217 104
Median daily rate £425 £423 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) CMDB
3 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Publishing
6 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow

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:

General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) CMDB
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow