The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 48 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.03% 1.76% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.26% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Median daily rate £420 £424 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £216 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £701
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +32.00%
Service Delivery
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
452 575 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 76.48% 77.70% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 373 220
Median daily rate £410 £423 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +23.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% +62.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.20 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 5 £419 -1.47% 1
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) CMDB
4 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (30.00%) SCCM
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (10.00%) QA
8 2 (10.00%) vSphere
8 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Dell
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Back Office
8 2 (10.00%) Migration

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Service Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Process Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Dell
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow