The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 33 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.89% 3.91% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 5.73% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -37.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £255 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
Service Delivery
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 192 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.79% 68.33% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 116 92
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -56.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 5 £430 -4.44% 4
Dunstable 0 1 £220 - 2
Bedford - - - - 3
Biggleswade - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Release Management
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Use Case
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.06%) Statistics
8 2 (6.06%) VMware
8 2 (6.06%) SCCM
8 2 (6.06%) Retail
8 2 (6.06%) Altiris
8 2 (6.06%) QA

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) CorVu
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
1 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSTest
1 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Environment Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) WF
2 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Statistics
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) HND
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Altiris
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
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