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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 61 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% 2.63% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 3.28% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Median daily rate £430 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +0.42%
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
491 579 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.83% 80.08% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 417 202
Median daily rate £413 £405 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 24
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Kidlington -5 2 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Publishing
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Process Management

Service Management
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 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Support
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
1 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy