The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank - 9 5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 6.98% 13.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.34% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £210 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.67% 67.44% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 20
Average daily rate £315 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £264 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Service Delivery
Bedfordshire

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 3 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris