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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 53 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.00% 2.23% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.75% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 21
Median daily rate £154 £140 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -66.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £117 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £23.19 £67.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.64% +170.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +36.50%

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
494 436 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.33% 81.19% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 348 352
Median daily rate £463 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 26
Median hourly rate £21.29 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.41% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £105.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 -2 4 £150 +7.14% 3
Banbury - 1 - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) SLA
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365
5 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) 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 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) BMC
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy