The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 37 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 45 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.62% 7.14% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 8.81% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 18
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.13 £14.89 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £15.93 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-13.44% +9.89%
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
566 556 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.24% 81.05% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 420 299
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 33 £400 +13.07% 1
Kidlington -7 4 £450 -
Banbury - 1 £425 - 2
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
4 17 (23.29%) Service Management
4 17 (23.29%) Service Delivery
5 16 (21.92%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
6 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
6 15 (20.55%) Problem Management
6 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
7 14 (19.18%) DNS
7 14 (19.18%) MS Office
7 14 (19.18%) Change Management
8 13 (17.81%) DHCP
8 13 (17.81%) SCCM
9 12 (16.44%) Office 365
9 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
10 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (15.07%) SCOM
10 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
10 11 (15.07%) Degree
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (13.70%) LDAP
11 10 (13.70%) Project Management
12 9 (12.33%) SLA
12 9 (12.33%) Kerberos
12 9 (12.33%) VMware
12 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) nginx
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.18%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) DNS
2 13 (17.81%) DHCP
3 10 (13.70%) LDAP
4 9 (12.33%) Kerberos
5 6 (8.22%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 2 (2.74%) Firewall
7 2 (2.74%) SAN
8 1 (1.37%) HTTP
8 1 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Analyst
2 16 (21.92%) Service Manager
3 12 (16.44%) Support Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Service Desk Support
5 10 (13.70%) Service Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) ITIL Manager
8 7 (9.59%) ITIL Service Manager
9 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (8.22%) Designer
9 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Administrator
10 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) CSS
1 2 (2.74%) HTML
1 2 (2.74%) LAMP
1 2 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (2.74%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) Ajax
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.59%) BYOD
4 7 (9.59%) PKI
5 6 (8.22%) CMDB
6 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) CCTV
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.59%) Mac OS X
6 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.11%) Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Unix
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Service Delivery
1 17 (23.29%) Service Management
2 15 (20.55%) Problem Management
3 14 (19.18%) Change Management
4 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
4 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.70%) Project Management
6 9 (12.33%) Patch Management
7 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.59%) Email Filtering
8 7 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (9.59%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (9.59%) Service Design
9 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.85%) ITSM
11 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.48%) Information Security
11 4 (5.48%) ITIL V3
12 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.48%) Perl
3 3 (4.11%) Python
3 3 (4.11%) Ruby
4 2 (2.74%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) PHP
4 2 (2.74%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (15.07%) Degree
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.48%) MCP
6 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (9.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) Postfix
6 2 (2.74%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Firmware
7 1 (1.37%) vCloud
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCCM
2 11 (15.07%) SCOM
3 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (4.11%) DameWare
3 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.37%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) Remedy
4 5 (6.85%) BMC
4 5 (6.85%) NetApp
4 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) Lotus
5 3 (4.11%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.74%) Avaya
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.37%) Sophos
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec