Period
to 22 January 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 22 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 31 16
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 67 74 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.53% 6.17% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 7.16% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 85
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +36.75% -25.00%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £130
90th Percentile £500 £475 £438
South East median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.64% -2.42% +19.90%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.60 £14.00
90th Percentile £15.75 £21.49 £135.33
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - -10.45% +11.67%

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 1,020 1,033 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.23% 86.08% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 745 745
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £297 £213 £213
90th Percentile £613 £574 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.61% -36.62% +57.14%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.80 £14.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.15 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -22 39 £400 - 1
Kidlington 0 13 £375 +76.47% 4
Abingdon +5 5 £155 -
Bicester 0 4 £175 -41.67% 2
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
3 33 (49.25%) Change Management
4 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
5 25 (37.31%) Problem Management
6 20 (29.85%) DNS
6 20 (29.85%) Project Management
7 17 (25.37%) Service Delivery
7 17 (25.37%) VMware
7 17 (25.37%) DHCP
7 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (23.88%) SCCM
8 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
8 16 (23.88%) PRINCE2
9 15 (22.39%) Office 365
10 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
11 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
11 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (17.91%) VPN
12 12 (17.91%) Web Services
12 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (17.91%) SCOM
13 11 (16.42%) Degree
13 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (16.42%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (14.93%) VMware ESXi

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 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Office 365
2 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) DHCP
3 12 (17.91%) VPN
4 9 (13.43%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (11.94%) Firewall
5 8 (11.94%) Network Security
5 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.45%) Kerberos
7 6 (8.96%) WAN
8 5 (7.46%) BGP
8 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.46%) LAN
9 4 (5.97%) MPLS
10 3 (4.48%) FTP
10 3 (4.48%) PBX
10 3 (4.48%) SAN
10 3 (4.48%) Symposium
10 3 (4.48%) VLAN
11 2 (2.99%) MRTG
12 1 (1.49%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Publishing
4 3 (4.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Security Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Web Services
2 8 (11.94%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.96%) Clustering
3 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) iPhone
3 6 (8.96%) Replication
4 5 (7.46%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.46%) PMI
4 5 (7.46%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.97%) iPad
6 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
4 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.43%) Android
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.96%) Linux
9 5 (7.46%) Unix
10 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Change Management
2 25 (37.31%) Problem Management
3 20 (29.85%) Project Management
4 17 (25.37%) Service Delivery
5 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
5 16 (23.88%) PRINCE2
6 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (11.94%) Service Design
10 6 (8.96%) Migration
10 6 (8.96%) Release Management
10 6 (8.96%) Time Management
11 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.46%) SDLC
11 5 (7.46%) Security Monitoring
11 5 (7.46%) Supplier Management
12 4 (5.97%) Security Operations
12 4 (5.97%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) Perl
2 1 (1.49%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.46%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.46%) PMP
5 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.49%) RHCE
7 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.48%) PMO
4 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.93%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) SCCM
2 12 (17.91%) SCOM
3 8 (11.94%) NetBackup
4 7 (10.45%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (8.96%) Nagios
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.49%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) McAfee
3 8 (11.94%) NetApp
3 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.45%) Apple
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco
6 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.97%) Avaya
8 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.99%) Juniper
9 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.99%) Qualys
9 2 (2.99%) Snow
10 1 (1.49%) EMC
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle
10 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.49%) Sun
10 1 (1.49%) Veritas