The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 51 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 79 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.03% 3.40% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.69% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 17
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£375 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £239 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £523 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -20.51%
Service Delivery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1790 1876 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.63% 72.46% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 67
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Reading -8 27 £420 +11.25% 10
Newbury +7 15 £300 -44.82% 2
Bracknell +6 6 £263 -25.42% 4
Maidenhead +4 2 - - 2
Windsor - 1 £375 -
Wokingham - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - - 1
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 65 (48.15%) ITIL
2 51 (37.78%) Service Management
3 50 (37.04%) Telecoms
4 40 (29.63%) Project Management
5 33 (24.44%) Finance
6 26 (19.26%) PRINCE2
7 21 (15.56%) Degree
8 19 (14.07%) SLA
9 17 (12.59%) Change Management
10 16 (11.85%) 3G
11 15 (11.11%) Linux
12 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.37%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
12 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
13 13 (9.63%) Problem Management
13 13 (9.63%) Cisco
13 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
14 12 (8.89%) MS Visio
14 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
14 12 (8.89%) MPLS
14 12 (8.89%) 4G
15 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (8.15%) ITSM
15 11 (8.15%) PMP
15 11 (8.15%) PMI Certification
15 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
16 10 (7.41%) Time Management
16 10 (7.41%) Supplier Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) Lync
3 2 (1.48%) Apache
3 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
1 13 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 10 (7.41%) MS Office
4 6 (4.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.74%) Endur
1 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) 3G
2 12 (8.89%) MPLS
2 12 (8.89%) 4G
3 10 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (7.41%) Firewall
4 8 (5.93%) BGP
4 8 (5.93%) Internet
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.19%) LTE
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (4.44%) 2G
6 6 (4.44%) WAN
7 5 (3.70%) VPN
8 4 (2.96%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.96%) HTTP
8 4 (2.96%) ADSL
8 4 (2.96%) LAN
9 3 (2.22%) PSTN
9 3 (2.22%) UMTS
9 3 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
General
1 50 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 33 (24.44%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Back Office
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Billing
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (28.15%) Service Manager
2 26 (19.26%) Delivery Manager
3 23 (17.04%) Services Delivery Manager
4 18 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.11%) Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
6 9 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Environment Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Customer Services Manager
9 6 (4.44%) IT Services Manager
9 6 (4.44%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) Incident Manager
10 5 (3.70%) IT Services Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Metrics Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Service Transition Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Transition Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) HTML
2 4 (2.96%) XML
3 3 (2.22%) CSS
3 3 (2.22%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) Django
3 3 (2.22%) Sass
4 2 (1.48%) XHTML
5 1 (0.74%) JSON
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) Smart Meter
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) PKI
5 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.22%) Open Source
6 2 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) UNIX
2 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.15%) ITIL
2 51 (37.78%) Service Management
3 40 (29.63%) Project Management
4 26 (19.26%) PRINCE2
5 17 (12.59%) Change Management
6 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.63%) Problem Management
8 11 (8.15%) ITSM
9 10 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 10 (7.41%) Time Management
10 9 (6.67%) ITIL V3
10 9 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.67%) Migration
10 9 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.44%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.44%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) C
3 3 (2.22%) Python
3 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (8.15%) PMP
3 11 (8.15%) PMI Certification
3 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.70%) CCNA
7 4 (2.96%) HND
7 4 (2.96%) CCENT
8 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) CCIP
9 1 (0.74%) CISM
9 1 (0.74%) CCIE
9 1 (0.74%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) HNC
9 1 (0.74%) CCDP
9 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.96%) QA
3 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.48%) COBIT
4 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Cisco
3 10 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 9 (6.67%) Ericsson
5 7 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.19%) Huawei
5 7 (5.19%) LANDesk
5 7 (5.19%) F5
6 4 (2.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix
7 3 (2.22%) Nokia
7 3 (2.22%) Juniper
7 3 (2.22%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.22%) Nortel
7 3 (2.22%) Cramer
8 2 (1.48%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.74%) Mitel
9 1 (0.74%) Apple
9 1 (0.74%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.74%) Genesys
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