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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 40 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.83% 5.99% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 8.70% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £224 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
529 299 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.11% 68.89% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 174 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -13 19 £315 -21.25% 2
Banbury - 4 £350 -
Abingdon - 3 - - 1
Kidlington - 2 - -
Burford - - - -
Witney - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 20 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (23.61%) Service Management
2 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 14 (19.44%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.44%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
5 10 (13.89%) VoIP
6 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 8 (11.11%) Finance
8 7 (9.72%) Project Planning
8 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 5 (6.94%) MS Office
10 5 (6.94%) Cisco
10 5 (6.94%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.94%) Migration
11 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (5.56%) NHS
11 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
11 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.56%) LAN
11 4 (5.56%) SAP
12 3 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (4.17%) SQL
12 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
12 3 (4.17%) WAN
12 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) VoIP
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) Wireless
4 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) MPLS
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Electronics
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Service Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Service Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Transition Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Coordinator
6 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.56%) Change Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Release Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (5.56%) Problem Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Change and Release Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Incident & Problem Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) DTV
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Service Management
2 14 (19.44%) Project Management
2 14 (19.44%) PRINCE2
2 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.72%) Project Planning
3 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) ITSM
6 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.78%) Transition Management
7 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.78%) Web Development
7 2 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCNA
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) CCIE
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MOS
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) TickIT
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco
3 4 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) Apple
4 3 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) BT
6 1 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
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