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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 7 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 7.69% 6.82% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 10.34% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £387 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +9.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +36.00%
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
32 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.05% 65.91% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 12
Average daily rate £388 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £40.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) TickIT
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Legal

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) ICT Manager
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Bedford
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