The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 56 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.45% 8.54% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.87% 10.52% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 15
Average daily rate £138 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.74% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £293 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
ITIL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 523 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.16% 81.21% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 162
Average daily rate £400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

ITIL
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 46 £138 -65.62% 4
Kidlington 0 1 - -
Burford - 1 £130 -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITIL 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.

1 48 (49.48%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.90%) Service Delivery
2 29 (29.90%) Windows 7
3 25 (25.77%) Change Management
3 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
4 22 (22.68%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (21.65%) PRINCE2
6 19 (19.59%) Project Management
7 16 (16.49%) Problem Management
7 16 (16.49%) VPN
8 15 (15.46%) Windows XP
8 15 (15.46%) Service Management
8 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
8 15 (15.46%) CMDB
8 15 (15.46%) Change Control
9 14 (14.43%) Release Management
9 14 (14.43%) SCCM
9 14 (14.43%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
11 11 (11.34%) IBM Notes
11 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.34%) Adobe
11 11 (11.34%) Lotus
12 10 (10.31%) Acrobat
12 10 (10.31%) Internet
12 10 (10.31%) DameWare
12 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (9.28%) Disclosure Scotland

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) IBM Notes
2 8 (8.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Acrobat
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.06%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) VPN
2 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.31%) Internet
4 9 (9.28%) WAN
5 8 (8.25%) DHCP
5 8 (8.25%) DNS
5 8 (8.25%) Firewall
6 5 (5.15%) Network Security
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.12%) NX-OS
7 4 (4.12%) SSL
8 3 (3.09%) ADSL
8 3 (3.09%) CTI
8 3 (3.09%) FTP
8 3 (3.09%) ISDN
8 3 (3.09%) MPLS
8 3 (3.09%) MRTG
8 3 (3.09%) PBX
8 3 (3.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) MS Access
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) OLAP
4 1 (1.03%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) JIRA
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Back Office
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Publishing
4 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Analyst
2 19 (19.59%) Service Manager
3 14 (14.43%) Service Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (11.34%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (10.31%) IT Support
7 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Support Technician
8 8 (8.25%) Technical Services Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL Manager
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL Service Manager
9 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.19%) Server Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 4 (4.12%) XML
3 2 (2.06%) Ajax
3 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) ODBC
3 2 (2.06%) XSL
4 1 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) CMDB
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) CESG
6 1 (1.03%) Economics
6 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (49.48%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Windows 7
3 15 (15.46%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Service Delivery
2 25 (25.77%) Change Management
3 21 (21.65%) PRINCE2
4 19 (19.59%) Project Management
5 16 (16.49%) Problem Management
6 15 (15.46%) Change Control
6 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
6 15 (15.46%) Service Management
7 14 (14.43%) Release Management
8 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
10 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.22%) Software Distribution
12 6 (6.19%) ERP
12 6 (6.19%) Scrum
13 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
14 4 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (4.12%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) C#
2 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.25%) CCNA
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.19%) CISSP
4 6 (6.19%) Degree
5 5 (5.15%) MCSA
6 4 (4.12%) CCDP
6 4 (4.12%) CCNP
6 4 (4.12%) CCSA
6 4 (4.12%) CCSE
6 4 (4.12%) CCSP
6 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.09%) APMP
7 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.09%) MCSE
7 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.06%) MCDBA
8 2 (2.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (7.22%) SLA
3 4 (4.12%) HIPAA
3 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) COBIT
5 1 (1.03%) COSO
5 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.03%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.12%) ProxySG
3 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) SCCM
2 10 (10.31%) DameWare
3 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (11.34%) Adobe
3 11 (11.34%) Lotus
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco
5 8 (8.25%) VMware
6 7 (7.22%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.19%) Intel Security
7 6 (6.19%) Remedy
8 5 (5.15%) BMC
8 5 (5.15%) Juniper
9 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.12%) F5
9 4 (4.12%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.12%) Nokia
9 4 (4.12%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.12%) TippingPoint
9 4 (4.12%) Tufin
10 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 22 days ago