The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 47 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.73% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
373 346 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.44% 75.22% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 195 190
Average daily rate £333 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 38
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.37 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
ITSM
South East

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco