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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 60 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.30% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -2.30%
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
514 319 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.41% 71.05% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 191 157
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -7.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.85 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £475 - 1
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware