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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 50 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.19% 1.27% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.83% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 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 £16.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.68% -10.69%
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
590 273 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.60% 69.11% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 147 204
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -16 9 £345 -9.80% 1
Witney - - - - 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (21.88%) VoIP
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) ITSM
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 5 (15.63%) MS Office
5 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) Finance
6 4 (12.50%) Marketing
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) SLA
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) .NET

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) VoIP
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
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
1 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
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 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%) Transition Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) WF
2 2 (6.25%) DHTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) 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%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) ITSM
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Business Development
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) ETL
8 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Logistics
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 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCIE
3 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Novell
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.13%) Kaseya
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £430.00 - £530.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago