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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 7 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.33% - 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
24 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 80.00% 64.71% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 10
Average daily rate £425 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Local Government
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) TickIT
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Publishing
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Northgate
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) ICT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior VoIP Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) TickIT
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NGA Human Resources
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate
1 1 (20.00%) VMware