Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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.

Services Delivery
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 74 92
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 28 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.52% 2.27% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.67% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -28.89% +24.14%
10th Percentile £250 £190 £113
90th Percentile £509 £533 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £416
% change year-on-year -2.94% +2.29% +6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.10 - £18.60
10th Percentile £16.05 - £14.43
90th Percentile £16.15 - £22.64
South East median hourly rate £15.65 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -13.08% +24.14% -3.33%

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 966 1,012 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.11% 85.04% 87.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 803 785
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £250
90th Percentile £575 £593 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +26.03% -18.89%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.98 £13.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £37.93
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 +23 18 £463 +44.53% 1
Kidlington 0 2 £320 +16.36% 1
Bicester - 1 £163 -
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 16 (57.14%) Java
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) Kafka
2 12 (42.86%) Quote-to-Cash
3 11 (39.29%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (28.57%) DevOps
5 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 8 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 8 (28.57%) Spring
5 8 (28.57%) QA
5 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) New Relic
6 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 4 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Java 8
9 3 (10.71%) Matrix Management
9 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 3 (10.71%) Ansible
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.71%) Linux

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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Billing
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Service Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Transition Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Kafka
2 8 (28.57%) Spring
2 8 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) CMDB
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.57%) iPhone
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Quote-to-Cash
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Matrix Management
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
8 2 (7.14%) ITSM
8 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCITP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) New Relic
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) VMware