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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.16% 0.99% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.35% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £333 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £437 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.05% +4.56%
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
207 148 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 74.46% 73.27% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 89 93
Average daily rate £350 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Northgate
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
2 2 (20.00%) Academy Housing
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) CAFM
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Northgate
1 2 (20.00%) Capita
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft