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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 43 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 24 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.24% 0.82% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 1.21% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.35 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +19.44%
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
571 331 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.06% 68.25% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 210 196
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 12 £425 -
Oxford -7 6 £438 - 1
Banbury -6 1 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (80.95%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.29%) LAN
7 6 (14.29%) WAN
7 6 (14.29%) SLA
7 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.90%) Marketing
8 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle
10 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (7.14%) Finance
10 3 (7.14%) Publishing
10 3 (7.14%) Wireless
10 3 (7.14%) SQL
10 3 (7.14%) CRM
10 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.38%) GroupWise
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
1 2 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LAN
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
1 12 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 10 (23.81%) Service Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Chief Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) NetWare
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Logistics
5 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Transition Management
6 2 (4.76%) Campaign Management
6 2 (4.76%) People Management
6 2 (4.76%) Line Management
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Web Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBScript
2 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) Tableau
4 2 (4.76%) Eloqua
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Aprimo
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Siebel
4 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.76%) ATG
5 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.38%) Novell
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.38%) Kaseya
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