The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 49 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 23 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.99% 1.16% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 1.67% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.35 - £13.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-16.56% +3.22%
Service Management
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
594 360 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.14% 69.50% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 231 244
Average daily rate £412 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
Kidlington - 8 £425 -
Oxford - 3 £513 - 1
Banbury -4 2 £450 - 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 37 (82.22%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 13 (28.89%) MS Office
4 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle
8 6 (13.33%) Publishing
8 6 (13.33%) Marketing
9 5 (11.11%) Degree
9 5 (11.11%) SaaS
9 5 (11.11%) SLA
10 4 (8.89%) LAN
10 4 (8.89%) WAN
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.89%) Java
10 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.89%) Transition Management
10 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
11 3 (6.67%) SDLC
11 3 (6.67%) Line Management
11 3 (6.67%) Aprimo
11 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
11 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) WebTrends
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (4.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.22%) PABX
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (13.33%) Publishing
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (17.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Incident Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Problem Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Transition Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Management Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.67%) XML
1 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Transition Management
5 3 (6.67%) Campaign Management
5 3 (6.67%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) SOA
5 3 (6.67%) ETL
5 3 (6.67%) System Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) VBScript
2 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 3 (6.67%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Aprimo
3 3 (6.67%) Tableau
3 3 (6.67%) Eloqua
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) ATG
4 2 (4.44%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
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