Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 6 months to 19 September 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 Service Management (ITSM)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 90 102
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.20% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.60% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £275 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -45.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £458 £263 £475
90th Percentile £573 £295 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £29.75 £59.31
% change year-on-year -44.54% -49.84% +59.91%

ITSM 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 1,093 1,001 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.79% 85.26% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 774 755
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £287 £260 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 34
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.47 £19.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +11.27% -11.25%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.08 £12.54
90th Percentile £53.63 £43.75 £42.33
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Oxfordshire

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Oxfordshire

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Oxfordshire

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Oxfordshire

ITSM
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 ITSM within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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 +11 13 £500 +73.91%
Kidlington - 2 £575 -
Banbury - 1 - -
ITSM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Service Management
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 9 (60.00%) User Stories
4 9 (60.00%) Taxonomies
4 9 (60.00%) CMDB
4 9 (60.00%) Workflow
5 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (53.33%) MS Visio
5 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 5 (33.33%) PMO
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Adobe
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
8 3 (20.00%) iPhone
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) iPad
8 3 (20.00%) BitLocker

ITSM
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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Process Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Transition Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support
5 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) CMDB
1 9 (60.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 3 (20.00%) iPhone
2 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Service Management
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 9 (60.00%) User Stories
4 9 (60.00%) Workflow
5 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Dependency Management
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) DevOps
10 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 1 (6.67%) Microservices
10 1 (6.67%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
1 3 (20.00%) Apple
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) New Relic
2 1 (6.67%) PagerDuty