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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 45 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.26% 3.90% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 4.77% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 2
Average daily rate £140 £421 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.76% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £130.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -80.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
429 524 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.79% 81.75% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 337 168
Average daily rate £413 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.40 £27.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
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 Service Delivery within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 11 £140 -67.05% 2
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 26 (92.86%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) Change Management
3 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) CMDB
7 6 (21.43%) SCCM
7 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Change Control
9 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (10.71%) Release Management
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
9 3 (10.71%) ERP
9 3 (10.71%) BMC
9 3 (10.71%) SLA
9 3 (10.71%) Remedy
10 2 (7.14%) Back Office
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
11 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Service Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Procurement Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) Change Management
3 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) ERP
8 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (10.71%) Release Management
9 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor
10 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (10.71%) BMC
2 3 (10.71%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft