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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 22 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.19% 2.01% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 2.54% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £445 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
306 354 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.61% 79.02% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 212 106
Average daily rate £450 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £27.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +9 12 £350 -6.66% 4
Bedford 0 3 £300 +200.00% 2
Dunstable - 3 £321 -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 5 (14.29%) Retail
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Statistics
6 4 (11.43%) SCCM
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) SLA
7 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.86%) CorVu
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Statistics
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) OpenText
4 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
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