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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 36 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.40% 1.81% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.26% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £410 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -30.64%
Service Management
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
224 266 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.32% 80.12% 67.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 217 106
Median daily rate £425 £423 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Publishing
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance

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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) LPIC
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft