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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 33 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.99% 2.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £140 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
239 295 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.59% 81.72% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 199 84
Average daily rate £425 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £14.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+365.51% -61.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £8.83 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) Change Management
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (28.00%) CMDB
7 6 (24.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (16.00%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.00%) Change Control
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (12.00%) Release Management
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Remedy
10 3 (12.00%) ERP
10 3 (12.00%) BMC
10 3 (12.00%) SLA
10 3 (12.00%) Procure-to-pay
11 2 (8.00%) Back Office
11 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
12 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
12 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Delivery Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Service Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Procurement Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) Change Management
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
8 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.00%) Critical Success Factor
9 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
9 1 (4.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (12.00%) BMC
2 3 (12.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft