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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 19 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.55% 2.26% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 2.54% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 15
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £370 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £490 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +35.43%

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
248 276 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.18% 89.03% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 191 259
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £40.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Bedford +3 7 £350 -22.22% 1
Dunstable - 6 - - 1
Luton +8 4 £550 +29.41% 3
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 (35.48%) ITIL
1 11 (35.48%) Service Management
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) People Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Design
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (9.68%) Line Management
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Head of Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Service Architect
5 2 (6.45%) SOC Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Process Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
1 11 (35.48%) Service Management
2 5 (16.13%) People Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Design
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Line Management
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
1 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
1 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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