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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 56 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.72% 0.58% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.71% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £145 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
469 421 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 84.35% 81.59% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 338 336
Median daily rate £475 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 29
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +237.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.60 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -6 4 £145 -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) IaaS
7 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) HEAT Software
7 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.69%) CMDB
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Publishing
7 1 (7.69%) CMS
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) IT Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) IT Support
1 6 (46.15%) IT Support Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Support
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) BMC
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) HEAT Software
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow