The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM 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 ITSM over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +43.10%
ITSM
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
586 376 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.84% 69.63% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 233 198
Average daily rate £412 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.69% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Oxfordshire region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Oxfordshire region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ITSM
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 ITSM within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Oxford - - - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Novell
4 1 (16.67%) Peregrine

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Operations Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) Peregrine
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) Kaseya