Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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.

Services Delivery
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.84% 1.72% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £400 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +153.97% +12.50%
10th Percentile £194 £198 £141
90th Percentile £553 £538 £435
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £18.60
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% +5.36% -12.50%

Service Delivery 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 694 1,110 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.94% 86.85% 85.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 848 718
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +17.33%
10th Percentile £225 £297 £200
90th Percentile £588 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.43% +43.24% -49.32%
10th Percentile £16.75 £15.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £55.25 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.29 £21.75
% change year-on-year +2.92% +11.68% -20.91%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Oxfordshire

Service Delivery
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 Service Delivery within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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 +24 8 £500 +25.00% 2
Kidlington +5 1 £250 -20.00%
Bicester +1 1 £163 -7.14%
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (53.33%) Kafka
2 8 (53.33%) Quote-to-Cash
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (46.67%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (40.00%) New Relic
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) IaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Statistics
8 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (6.67%) Android
9 1 (6.67%) iPhone
9 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (6.67%) SCCM

Service Delivery
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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (46.67%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (46.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Quote-to-Cash
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
1 8 (53.33%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (40.00%) New Relic
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) VMware