Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.23% 1.02% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.27% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 19
Oxford median daily rate £350 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £184 £406 £196
90th Percentile £496 £573 £481
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £423 £444
% change year-on-year -11.24% -4.79% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 527 472 614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 84.05% 80.41% 85.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 355 497
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £262 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 16
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +19.30% +1.79%
10th Percentile £12.08 £13.24 £8.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £31.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.94% -11.54% +34.48%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) IaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) PaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) BCP
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) BMC

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 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Service Manager
2 8 (57.14%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (57.14%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Manager
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Build Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) Service Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
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%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (14.29%) Master's Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
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 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Apple