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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 49 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Management 14 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.15% 1.45% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.07% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£438 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £328 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £352 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
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
520 290 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.88% 69.88% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 146 193
Average daily rate £450 £370 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Service Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 8 £414 -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (65.63%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.88%) ITSM
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.63%) LAN
6 5 (15.63%) WAN
6 5 (15.63%) MS Office
7 4 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.50%) Marketing
7 4 (12.50%) SCCM
7 4 (12.50%) SCOM
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) Logistics
7 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 4 (12.50%) Office 365
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
1 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 4 (12.50%) Wireless
2 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) WF
2 2 (6.25%) DHTML
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) ITSM
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics
6 3 (9.38%) Business Development
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Novell
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
3 1 (3.13%) Kaseya
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