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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 2.64% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.07% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Median daily rate £150 £140 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -67.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £115.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +47.56%

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
257 228 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.06% 86.04% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 189 197
Median daily rate £475 £420 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% +31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 28 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) BMC
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE

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 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Desktop Support
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) BMC
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy