The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 49 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.37% 2.00% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.66% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.85 £12.80 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -24.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.09% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 338 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.53% 74.94% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 189 200
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.09 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.10% -51.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Management
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 1 - - 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) BC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Lotus
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Process Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus