Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 23 April 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 29 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 71 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.75% 6.25% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 7.51% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 66
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £275 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +83.33% -57.14%
10th Percentile £168 £138 £113
90th Percentile £575 £500 £423
South East median daily rate £417 £425 £360
% change year-on-year -1.88% +18.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.47 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -59.62% +212.27%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £15.75 £21.84 £137.20
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% -9.09% -5.38%

ITIL 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,064 959 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.15% 83.25% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 697 666
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.73%
10th Percentile £275 £196 £181
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 28
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -7.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.42 £13.26
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.50 £90.13
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.53% -17.36% +26.36%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Oxfordshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 38 £500 +21.21% 3
Kidlington -3 13 £475 +227.59% 3
Abingdon +2 4 £155 +3.33% 2
Bicester 0 4 £175 -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Change Management
3 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
4 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
5 22 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.17%) Service Design
6 20 (28.17%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (21.13%) Linux
8 15 (21.13%) SCCM
8 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
8 15 (21.13%) Office 365
9 14 (19.72%) Windows 10
9 14 (19.72%) JIRA
9 14 (19.72%) Time Management
9 14 (19.72%) ITSM
10 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
10 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
10 13 (18.31%) SaaS
11 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
11 12 (16.90%) VPN
11 12 (16.90%) Apple
12 11 (15.49%) Project Management
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.08%) Android
13 10 (14.08%) PagerDuty
13 10 (14.08%) Microservices

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.13%) Office 365
3 13 (18.31%) SaaS
4 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (14.08%) Slack
6 2 (2.82%) G Suite
6 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) VPN
2 10 (14.08%) DNS
3 7 (9.86%) Firewall
3 7 (9.86%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.04%) BGP
5 5 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.04%) Network Security
6 4 (5.63%) DHCP
7 2 (2.82%) IPsec
7 2 (2.82%) LAN
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) PSTN
7 2 (2.82%) Skype
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
7 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) SMS
8 1 (1.41%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
1 7 (9.86%) Publishing
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Architect
2 11 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.86%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.63%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) REST
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) Flash
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) CMDB
3 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.45%) iPhone
3 6 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.63%) PMI
5 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.23%) iPad
7 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
3 14 (19.72%) Windows 10
4 10 (14.08%) Android
5 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.04%) Unix
8 4 (5.63%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Change Management
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (28.17%) Service Design
3 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
4 14 (19.72%) ITSM
4 14 (19.72%) Time Management
5 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
5 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.49%) Project Management
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.08%) DevOps
8 10 (14.08%) Microservices
8 10 (14.08%) SOA
9 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (12.68%) ITIL V3
9 9 (12.68%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (12.68%) Project Planning
10 8 (11.27%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.63%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.63%) PMP
4 3 (4.23%) ISEB
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.41%) RHCE
5 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PMO
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) Nagios
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.82%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Apple
3 10 (14.08%) New Relic
3 10 (14.08%) PagerDuty
4 6 (8.45%) Google
5 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.63%) Juniper
6 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) EMC
8 1 (1.41%) McAfee
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle
8 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.41%) Sun
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas