The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 27 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.73% 1.60% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.11% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £588 £459 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £417 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £506 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 190 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.37% 76.00% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 122
Average daily rate £325 £378 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.71 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.69% -54.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £12.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Service Delivery
Oxfordshire

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 24 April 2014.

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 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds