The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Services Delivery
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.11% 2.26% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 3.03% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Median daily rate £320 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.70% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £413 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £560 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +35.29%  

Service Delivery 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 230 198 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.77% 74.72% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 150 254
Median daily rate £488 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.80 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +298.55% -54.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Oxford

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Oxford

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Oxford

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) IaaS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) PaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (21.43%) BCP
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Service Delivery
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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Build Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (21.43%) BCP
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow