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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 64 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.06% 2.92% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.60% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
Median daily rate £450 £363 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £345 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £411 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -
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
566 556 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.24% 81.05% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 420 299
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 -18 12 £450 +24.13%
Abingdon - 1 £588 - 1
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (73.91%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) SLA
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.70%) QA
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V

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 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Service Manager
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL Manager
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL Service Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Process Management
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy