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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 47 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 20 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.72% 0.56% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 0.80% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 8
Average daily rate
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£444 £355 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £355 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £355 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.35 £12.85 £12.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +21.87%
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
586 376 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.84% 69.63% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 233 198
Average daily rate £412 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.69% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Oxford -6 9 £450 - 4
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (77.14%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) MS Office
4 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (17.14%) LAN
8 6 (17.14%) WAN
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) SLA
9 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 5 (14.29%) ITSM
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) Office 365
10 4 (11.43%) SCCM
10 4 (11.43%) SCOM
10 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (8.57%) Finance
11 3 (8.57%) Wireless
11 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.57%) Logistics

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.86%) PABX
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Management Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Chief Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) NetWare
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Logistics
7 3 (8.57%) Business Development
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) ATG
3 2 (5.71%) Siebel
4 1 (2.86%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.86%) Kaseya
4 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Novell
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £13 - £13.70 per hour
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