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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 33 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.52% 4.57% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 5.47% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £12.49
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +60.12%
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
277 329 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.94% 83.50% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 226 229
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 4 £438 +25.00% 1
Bedford +2 2 £350 +16.66% 4
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) SLA
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (36.84%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Service Design
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) IaaS
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) E-business
8 1 (5.26%) Firewall

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) DWDM
2 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HSRP
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) RIP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) VRRP
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Subject Matter Expert
2 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Design
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos
1 1 (5.26%) F5
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Juniper
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) NGA Human Resources
1 1 (5.26%) Northgate
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle