The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 34 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.40% 4.41% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.23% 5.56% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 14
Median daily rate £475 £263 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.95% +75.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £95 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.55 - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 278 234 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.02% 79.32% 84.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 177 238
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Oxford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Oxford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Oxford

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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 Oxford region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (18.52%) Release Management
5 10 (18.52%) Migration
5 10 (18.52%) Change Management
5 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
6 9 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.67%) PMI
6 9 (16.67%) PMP
6 9 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 9 (16.67%) SLA
6 9 (16.67%) JIRA
6 9 (16.67%) Test Management
6 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.67%) SaaS
6 9 (16.67%) Confluence
7 8 (14.81%) Open Source
7 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 8 (14.81%) Finance
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
8 7 (12.96%) Matrix Management

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 9 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) SaaS
3 6 (11.11%) Office 365
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) BGP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Support Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Desktop Support
3 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
3 11 (20.37%) Service Manager
4 10 (18.52%) ITIL Manager
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Support
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) PMI
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
3 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.52%) Change Management
4 10 (18.52%) Migration
4 10 (18.52%) Release Management
5 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.67%) Test Management
5 9 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 8 (14.81%) Open Source
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.96%) Line Management
7 7 (12.96%) Matrix Management
7 7 (12.96%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 5 (9.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) C++
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) Perl
1 1 (1.85%) Python
1 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 9 (16.67%) PMP
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) ISEB
4 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 3 (5.56%) MCP
5 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) PMO
3 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (11.11%) BMC
2 6 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.70%) Juniper
4 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Brocade
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.85%) VMware