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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.63% 7.42% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 10.69% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 12
Average daily rate
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£205 £345 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.57% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £314 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £10.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
617 290 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.41% 69.38% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 154 188
Average daily rate £450 £365 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 18
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.88 £16.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £33.75 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -20 19 £180 -47.82% 1
Banbury - 3 £338 -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Witney - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 23 (29.11%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (24.05%) Windows
3 18 (22.78%) Service Management
4 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.72%) VoIP
5 14 (17.72%) Project Management
6 10 (12.66%) MS Office
7 9 (11.39%) Cisco
7 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
7 9 (11.39%) Finance
7 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
9 7 (8.86%) WAN
9 7 (8.86%) LAN
9 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.33%) Migration
12 4 (5.06%) CCNA
12 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (5.06%) NHS
12 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
12 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
12 4 (5.06%) SQL
12 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) VoIP
2 7 (8.86%) WAN
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.53%) SAN
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.27%) VLAN
5 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) ISDN
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Electronics
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Service Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Service Manager
3 11 (13.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Coordinator
5 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Transition Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Change and Release Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) NHS
2 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) DTV
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Service Management
2 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
3 14 (17.72%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
5 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.80%) ITSM
9 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.53%) Web Development
10 2 (2.53%) Business Development
10 2 (2.53%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.06%) CCNA
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.27%) MOS
4 1 (1.27%) CCIE
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
1 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Cisco
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Apple
4 2 (2.53%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) BT
5 1 (1.27%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
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