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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 30 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.08% 1.73% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 2.58% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate
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£419 £588 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.72% +28.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £448 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £710 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.78% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
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
303 155 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.34% 67.10% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 105 114
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) MS Office
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Office 365
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Dell
2 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg