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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 28 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.31% 3.89% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 4.76% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
Average daily rate £363 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 9 £350 -18.60% 7
Bedford - 1 £450 - 3
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) SLA
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (29.17%) Service Management
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Local Government
7 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.67%) Information Security
7 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Security Management
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.50%) High Availability
9 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) DWDM
2 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.17%) HSRP
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) RIP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) VRRP
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Local Government
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Subject Matter Expert
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 3 (12.50%) ICT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.33%) TickIT
4 1 (4.17%) ISO27002
4 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (4.17%) Northgate
3 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
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