The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 34 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.13% 6.84% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.49% 9.55% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £383 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.15 £11.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £15.20 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 356 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 67.92% 71.63% 67.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 238 189
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 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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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 -4 10 £375 +76.47% 4
Abingdon -5 4 - - 1
Kidlington +2 1 - - 1
Thame - 1 - -
Bicester - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (27.12%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (23.73%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.95%) Project Management
5 9 (15.25%) Service Management
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.56%) SLA
7 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
7 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.47%) Cisco
9 5 (8.47%) ITSM
9 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
9 5 (8.47%) Degree
9 5 (8.47%) CMDB
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
10 4 (6.78%) VMware
10 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.78%) MS Office
10 4 (6.78%) LAN
10 4 (6.78%) VoIP
10 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.08%) NHS
11 3 (5.08%) WAN
11 3 (5.08%) MS Excel

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) LAN
1 4 (6.78%) VoIP
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) MPLS
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Service Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Transition Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Change and Release Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Problem Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Change Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) CMDB
2 3 (5.08%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Economics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Project Management
2 9 (15.25%) Service Management
3 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.47%) ITSM
5 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.08%) CRM
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.39%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
1 1 (1.69%) Java
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CCIE
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) ACSA
5 1 (1.69%) CCENT
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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