Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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.

Services Delivery
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 90 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 25 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.03% 1.50% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.72% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 29
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +24.14% -14.71%
10th Percentile £183 £113 £138
90th Percentile £488 £475 £460
South East median daily rate £425 £404 £388
% change year-on-year +5.32% +4.14% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £18.60 £102.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -81.86% +425.64%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.81% -10.88% +15.25%

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 1020 1103 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.93% 87.12% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 784 778
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £229
90th Percentile £590 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 43
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.09 £12.64
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 -7 9 £320 -28.89% 3
Kidlington -2 4 £375 - 2
Banbury - 4 £300 -
Abingdon +2 2 £151 -74.38% 1
Burford - 1 - -
Carterton - 1 £425 -
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) NetApp
5 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (28.00%) DHCP
6 7 (28.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) Service Management
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.00%) SLA
8 5 (20.00%) Problem Management

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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) SMS
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Flash
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) PDA
4 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Proactive Management
6 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 3 (12.00%) Network Design
7 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (12.00%) Storage Virtualisation
8 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.00%) APMP
6 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) RHCE
6 1 (4.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) XenServer
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) NetApp
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Sun
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas