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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 75 52 74
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 50 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.04% 3.32% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 4.86% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 31
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £59.00 £14.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.15% -59.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.44 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +5.18%
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
1806 1727 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.87% 68.29% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 823 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Reading 0 20 £413 +39.83% 6
Slough -2 9 £280 -6.66% 3
Maidenhead +3 4 - - 3
Newbury - 4 - - 2
Bracknell -10 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 52 (40.63%) ITIL
2 33 (25.78%) Service Management
3 32 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 31 (24.22%) Project Management
5 30 (23.44%) Finance
6 28 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 23 (17.97%) Degree
7 23 (17.97%) MS Excel
8 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
8 18 (14.06%) Windows
9 16 (12.50%) MS Office
9 16 (12.50%) MS Visio
10 15 (11.72%) SLA
11 13 (10.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (10.16%) Cisco
11 13 (10.16%) SQL
12 12 (9.38%) UNIX
12 12 (9.38%) SharePoint
12 12 (9.38%) Change Management
13 11 (8.59%) WAN
14 10 (7.81%) Logistics
14 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (7.03%) Time Management
15 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
15 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
15 9 (7.03%) Migration
15 9 (7.03%) PMP
15 9 (7.03%) PMI Certification
16 8 (6.25%) Citrix

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.78%) Liferay
5 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 16 (12.50%) MS Office
3 13 (10.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.25%) MS Project
5 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.78%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) WAN
2 8 (6.25%) LAN
2 8 (6.25%) Internet
3 6 (4.69%) Wireless
4 5 (3.91%) 3G
5 4 (3.13%) LTE
5 4 (3.13%) IPsec
5 4 (3.13%) 2G
5 4 (3.13%) VoIP
5 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.34%) DNS
6 3 (2.34%) SAN
6 3 (2.34%) Firewall
6 3 (2.34%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.56%) 4G
7 2 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.56%) DSL
7 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.56%) MPLS
7 2 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) JUnit
1 3 (2.34%) Selenium
1 3 (2.34%) TestNG
1 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.78%) Hudson
2 1 (0.78%) Gradle
2 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 32 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 30 (23.44%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Marketing
4 3 (2.34%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Billing
4 3 (2.34%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Service Manager
2 22 (17.19%) Analyst
3 19 (14.84%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (10.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 13 (10.16%) Service Analyst
7 5 (3.91%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.91%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.91%) Consultant
7 5 (3.91%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.13%) Transition Manager
8 4 (3.13%) Metrics Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) NHS Project Manager
8 4 (3.13%) Service Improvement Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (2.34%) QA Leader
9 3 (2.34%) Product Specialist
9 3 (2.34%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) J2EE
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) CGI
2 1 (0.78%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
1 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) NHS
3 4 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.34%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.34%) Informatics
4 3 (2.34%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.56%) GIS
5 2 (1.56%) CMDB
5 2 (1.56%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.78%) Open Source
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Windows
2 12 (9.38%) UNIX
3 6 (4.69%) Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Solaris
5 4 (3.13%) HPUX
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.78%) Android
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.63%) ITIL
2 33 (25.78%) Service Management
3 31 (24.22%) Project Management
4 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.38%) Change Management
6 10 (7.81%) Logistics
6 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.03%) Migration
7 9 (7.03%) Time Management
8 8 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.69%) Supplier Management
9 6 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.91%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.91%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) Perl
3 3 (2.34%) C#
3 3 (2.34%) VB
3 3 (2.34%) Python
3 3 (2.34%) Ruby
4 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.78%) VBScript
5 1 (0.78%) Groovy
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) PMP
2 9 (7.03%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.91%) CCNA
6 4 (3.13%) CCENT
7 3 (2.34%) MAPM
7 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.34%) ISEB
7 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CCNP
8 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.78%) VTSP
9 1 (0.78%) CCIP
9 1 (0.78%) HNC
9 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) SLA
2 8 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.25%) QA
3 7 (5.47%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.78%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) XenServer
2 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.78%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.78%) KVM
2 1 (0.78%) NFS
2 1 (0.78%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) Cisco
3 8 (6.25%) HP
3 8 (6.25%) Citrix
3 8 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 7 (5.47%) Nokia
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle
5 4 (3.13%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (3.13%) Lotus
6 3 (2.34%) Nortel
6 3 (2.34%) Huawei
6 3 (2.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (1.56%) Juniper
7 2 (1.56%) EMC
7 2 (1.56%) Qualys
7 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.56%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.78%) Cramer
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