The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxfordshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 40 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.07% 0.20% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.89% 0.63% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-50.92% +7.23%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 158 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.88% 32.11% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 103 37
Average daily rate £338 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Oxfordshire region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Oxfordshire region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 4 £375 -
Abingdon - 2 - - 2
Thame - - - -
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 ITIL Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (25.00%) CMDB
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Transition Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Apple