The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 16 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.27% 5.56% 12.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 8.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.69 £18.74
% change year-on-year
-15.20% -5.59%
Service Delivery
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.61% 66.67% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 9 16
Average daily rate £400 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Service Delivery
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Delivery.

1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris