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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.70% 2.68% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 3.29% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
Median daily rate £329 £140 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.82% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £109 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £196 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.19 £91.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.58% +265.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.88 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-40.11% +53.57%

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
477 425 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.39% 81.42% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 343 341
Median daily rate £475 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £171 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +237.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.80 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -7 2 £500 +257.14% 3
Kidlington - 1 - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Time Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (5.56%) CMDB
8 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Service Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Service Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow