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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.25% 6.18% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 8.45% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 11
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£375 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £140 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Average hourly rate £8.50 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £14.45 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
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
371 367 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 71.21% 73.11% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 246 184
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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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 16 £500 +87.79% 2
Abingdon -2 6 - - 4
Kidlington +1 1 - - 1
Thame - 1 - -
Bicester - - - -
Burford - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (20.00%) Service Management
4 11 (18.33%) Project Management
5 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.33%) SLA
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) VoIP
6 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) ITSM
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.33%) Finance
8 5 (8.33%) Degree
8 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.67%) VMware
9 4 (6.67%) LAN
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.00%) CCNA
10 3 (5.00%) NHS
10 3 (5.00%) DTV
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.00%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) VoIP
2 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) MPLS
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Service Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Transition Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Change and Release Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Problem Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) NHS
1 3 (5.00%) DTV
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.67%) UNIX
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Service Management
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.00%) ITSM
5 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.33%) Transition Management
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) CCIE
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCENT
4 1 (1.67%) MCTS
4 1 (1.67%) MCITP
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.67%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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