Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 81 72 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.59% 5.66% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 6.50% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 72
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £113 £134
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £384 £373 £364
% change year-on-year +2.82% +2.54% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +10.17% +10.49%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.40 £13.18
90th Percentile £15.75 £18.05 £124.70
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.78 £16.21
% change year-on-year -13.59% +3.52% +8.07%

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 1021 1108 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.01% 87.18% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 801 799
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +8 53 £450 +28.57% 2
Kidlington +5 18 £469 +4.17% 2
Abingdon - 3 £150 - 2
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 34 (41.98%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.04%) Change Management
3 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (25.93%) Problem Management
6 20 (24.69%) PRINCE2
6 20 (24.69%) DNS
7 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
7 19 (23.46%) Project Management
8 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
8 17 (20.99%) DHCP
8 17 (20.99%) VMware
8 17 (20.99%) Degree
8 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (19.75%) Migration
10 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
11 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (17.28%) Web Services
11 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
12 13 (16.05%) PMI Certification
12 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
13 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
13 12 (14.81%) Service Management
13 12 (14.81%) PMP
13 12 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (14.81%) SLA
13 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
13 12 (14.81%) Test Management
13 12 (14.81%) JIRA

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 12 (14.81%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.81%) SaaS
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (9.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) DNS
2 17 (20.99%) DHCP
3 8 (9.88%) Firewall
3 8 (9.88%) LDAP
3 8 (9.88%) Network Security
3 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.64%) Kerberos
4 7 (8.64%) VPN
5 6 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (7.41%) WAN
6 5 (6.17%) BGP
6 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.17%) LAN
7 4 (4.94%) MPLS
8 3 (3.70%) FTP
8 3 (3.70%) PBX
8 3 (3.70%) SAN
8 3 (3.70%) Symposium
8 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Big Data
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) JIRA
General
1 10 (12.35%) Publishing
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.58%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) ITIL Manager
3 10 (12.35%) Service Manager
3 10 (12.35%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.88%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) IT Support
8 4 (4.94%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.11%) PMI
4 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.41%) Clustering
5 6 (7.41%) Replication
6 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.47%) CMDB
7 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.98%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.64%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Unix
7 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Change Management
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.93%) Problem Management
4 20 (24.69%) PRINCE2
5 19 (23.46%) Project Management
6 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
7 16 (19.75%) Migration
8 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
10 12 (14.81%) Matrix Management
10 12 (14.81%) Open Source
10 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Service Management
10 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.81%) Test Management
10 12 (14.81%) Test Strategy
11 11 (13.58%) Incident Management
11 11 (13.58%) ITIL V3
11 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.23%) C
2 1 (1.23%) C++
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) Perl
2 1 (1.23%) Python
2 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) PMI Certification
3 12 (14.81%) PMP
4 10 (12.35%) ISEB
4 10 (12.35%) ISTQB
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (7.41%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.23%) RHCE
9 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
2 6 (7.41%) PMO
3 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.23%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.35%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCOM
2 9 (11.11%) SCCM
3 8 (9.88%) NetBackup
4 7 (8.64%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (7.41%) Nagios
6 4 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.23%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.99%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (9.88%) McAfee
4 8 (9.88%) NetApp
4 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco
6 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.94%) Avaya
8 2 (2.47%) Juniper
8 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.47%) Qualys
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.23%) Snow
9 1 (1.23%) Sun
9 1 (1.23%) Veritas