The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 43 37
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.35% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
266 248 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.35% 86.41% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 215 192
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +350.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Oxford region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Oxford region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) HEAT Software

Service Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) HEAT Software
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow