Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing ITSM 21 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.69% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.91% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.57 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -47.01% -26.67% +68.54%

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 1,082 969 879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.33% 82.19% 80.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 716 668
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £199
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% +2.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.15 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £68.50 £46.43
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +20.45%

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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Oxfordshire

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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 21 June 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 +9 17 £500 +73.91% 1
Kidlington - 4 £575 -
ITSM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 20 (95.24%) ITIL
1 20 (95.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) CMDB
4 11 (52.38%) REST
4 11 (52.38%) Microservices
4 11 (52.38%) SOA
4 11 (52.38%) Service Design
5 10 (47.62%) Slack
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Service Management
5 10 (47.62%) Change Management
5 10 (47.62%) PagerDuty
5 10 (47.62%) DevOps
5 10 (47.62%) SaaS
5 10 (47.62%) New Relic
5 10 (47.62%) ITIL V3
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) Taxonomies
6 9 (42.86%) User Stories
6 9 (42.86%) Workflow
7 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
7 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
7 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
9 6 (28.57%) JIRA
9 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 6 (28.57%) Dashboard Development

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:

Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (95.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) SaaS
2 10 (47.62%) Slack
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
1 10 (47.62%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Process Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Service Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Transition Manager
6 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Service Design Architect
7 2 (9.52%) AWS Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Operations Business Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) CMDB
2 9 (42.86%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) ITIL
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Microservices
3 11 (52.38%) Service Design
3 11 (52.38%) SOA
4 10 (47.62%) Change Management
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL V3
4 10 (47.62%) Service Management
5 9 (42.86%) User Stories
5 9 (42.86%) Workflow
6 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
6 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
9 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (23.81%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) New Relic
1 10 (47.62%) PagerDuty