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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.01% 5.99% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% 8.28% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £230 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.68 £12.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £18.63 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +12.39%
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
439 326 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 73.29% 72.28% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 196 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.20 £27.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -7 16 £450 +221.42% 6
Abingdon - 4 - - 3
Banbury -2 3 £350 -
Kidlington - 2 - -
Witney - - - - 2
Bicester - - - -
Burford - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 21 (31.34%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Service Management
5 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.43%) VoIP
7 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
9 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
10 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
10 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
11 5 (7.46%) Cisco
11 5 (7.46%) Migration
11 5 (7.46%) Degree
12 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
12 4 (5.97%) Finance
12 4 (5.97%) VMware
12 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
12 4 (5.97%) SLA
12 4 (5.97%) CCNA
12 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.97%) MS Office
12 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (4.48%) SAP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) VoIP
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) Wireless
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Service Manager
3 10 (14.93%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Transition Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Coordinator
6 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Problem Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.97%) Change and Release Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) NHS
1 3 (4.48%) DTV
1 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.49%) Economics
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) UNIX
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Project Management
2 14 (20.90%) Service Management
3 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.48%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.99%) Web Development
10 2 (2.99%) ITSM
10 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.99%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) CCNA
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCIE
5 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) ACSA
5 1 (1.49%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) TickIT
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) Remedy