Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 59 43
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 16 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.31% 2.05% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.38% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 23
Oxford median daily rate £320 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +25.00% -24.21%
10th Percentile £190 £113 £130
90th Percentile £538 £475 £374
Oxfordshire median daily rate £310 £450 £360
% change year-on-year -31.11% +25.00% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Oxford median hourly rate - £18.60 £91.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.62% +551.79%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £18.60 £91.25
% change year-on-year - -79.62% +265.00%

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 610 589 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.90% 86.24% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 449 437
Oxford median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -4.19%
10th Percentile £300 £185 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 23
Oxford median hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -63.64% +292.86%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.69 £18.80
90th Percentile £77.50 £37.10 £113.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.43 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.61% -36.62% +61.76%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Change Management
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) Apple
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 7 (43.75%) SLA
5 7 (43.75%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (31.25%) JIRA
7 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (31.25%) Release Management
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
7 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) SDLC
7 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (25.00%) Proactive Management
8 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SMS
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) PDA
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Change Management
3 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
4 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (31.25%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
6 4 (25.00%) BCP
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) Proactive Management
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
7 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Apple
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco