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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.03% 9.31% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 12.43% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 6
Average daily rate £325 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £18.18 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 338 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.53% 74.94% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 189 200
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.09 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.10% -51.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 11 £325 -25.71% 4
Abingdon 0 1 - - 5
Banbury - 1 - -
Thame - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco
6 8 (14.04%) SLA
6 8 (14.04%) Oracle
6 8 (14.04%) MS Office
6 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
7 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
7 7 (12.28%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (10.53%) Office 365
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (10.53%) Mac OS X
8 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
8 6 (10.53%) Data Management
9 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
9 5 (8.77%) Degree
9 5 (8.77%) DataFlux
9 5 (8.77%) CMDB
9 5 (8.77%) ETL
9 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.77%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.26%) SAS
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) VoIP
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) SMTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) MarkLogic
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) IT Support
2 6 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Support Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (5.26%) Architect
5 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) CMDB
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Economics
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
2 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 6 (10.53%) Project Management
2 6 (10.53%) Data Management
3 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
3 5 (8.77%) ETL
4 4 (7.02%) ITSM
5 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.26%) Service Management
5 3 (5.26%) CRM
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.51%) Process Management
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Korn
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) Java
1 1 (1.75%) Perl
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
1 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.75%) C-shell
1 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) ACSA
5 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCENT
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCTS
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) DataFlux
5 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Veritas
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) Apple