The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 43 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.43% 3.22% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 4.49% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
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£438 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £246 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £428 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
329 356 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 67.14% 71.63% 66.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 238 189
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £174.25 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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 5 £563 +67.91% 1
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Northgate
5 2 (10.53%) Capita
5 2 (10.53%) Academy Housing
5 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
6 1 (5.26%) Economics
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) CMDB
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Data Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Economics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Process Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) BS25999
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Northgate
1 2 (10.53%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft