The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management 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 Management 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
Service Management
Rank 38 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Service Management 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.45% 2.41% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.37% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.85 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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 Management
South East

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Oxfordshire region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Oxfordshire region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Management
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 Management 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 -1 3 £488 +47.72%
Abingdon -4 2 - - 2
Kidlington 0 1 - - 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) XML

Service Management
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 Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 3 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Transition Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) WF
2 2 (13.33%) DHTML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Transition Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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