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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 35 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 16 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.67% 1.77% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.27% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £295 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.79% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.20 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-8.95% -3.28%
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
388 220 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.99% 77.74% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 135 180
Average daily rate £425 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £17.50 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 -16 4 £438 - 1
Bedford +6 2 - - 4
Dunstable - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.00%) Windows
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) Finance
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.50%) Security Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) VoIP
7 3 (7.50%) .NET
7 3 (7.50%) MS Project
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) Altiris
7 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 3 (7.50%) QA
7 3 (7.50%) Use Case
8 2 (5.00%) Release Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSTest
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 10 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Technical Services Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 5 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Service Support Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) LINQ
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
3 1 (2.50%) WF
3 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.50%) Security Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Use Case
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Altiris
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago