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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 63 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 64 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.72% 2.96% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.83% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 36
Median daily rate £450 £343 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £204 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £33.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +94.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +1.69%
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
1873 1982 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.21% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1068 916
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Reading +1 24 £463 +6.93% 5
Slough +1 4 - - 1
Bracknell -14 3 £344 +129.16% 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £350 - 1
Newbury -8 1 - - 1
Wokingham -9 1 - - 2
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 47 (33.57%) ITIL
2 34 (24.29%) Telecoms
3 26 (18.57%) Service Management
4 25 (17.86%) Project Management
5 24 (17.14%) Degree
6 23 (16.43%) SLA
7 21 (15.00%) Back Office
8 19 (13.57%) 3G
8 19 (13.57%) 4G
9 18 (12.86%) Cisco
10 17 (12.14%) Change Management
10 17 (12.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (12.14%) High Availability
10 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
11 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 16 (11.43%) SOAP
12 15 (10.71%) Nokia
12 15 (10.71%) Finance
12 15 (10.71%) ITIL V3
13 14 (10.00%) LTE
13 14 (10.00%) HNC
14 13 (9.29%) Windows
14 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.57%) Problem Management
15 12 (8.57%) DV Cleared
15 12 (8.57%) Internet
15 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
16 11 (7.86%) Wireless
16 11 (7.86%) Firewall
16 11 (7.86%) MS Excel

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.86%) MS Office
5 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.71%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.71%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.57%) 3G
1 19 (13.57%) 4G
2 14 (10.00%) LTE
3 12 (8.57%) Internet
4 11 (7.86%) Firewall
4 11 (7.86%) Wireless
5 10 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (7.14%) INAP
5 10 (7.14%) LDAP
5 10 (7.14%) MGW
5 10 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (6.43%) MPLS
6 9 (6.43%) WAN
7 8 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (5.71%) VPN
8 7 (5.00%) ISDN
9 6 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (4.29%) SAN
9 6 (4.29%) Unified Communications
10 5 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.57%) MS Access
2 2 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) AppScan
General
1 34 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.00%) Back Office
3 15 (10.71%) Finance
4 8 (5.71%) Front Office
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Billing
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 19 (13.57%) Services Delivery Manager
3 18 (12.86%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (9.29%) Architect
5 12 (8.57%) Consultant
6 11 (7.86%) Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 8 (5.71%) Transition Manager
8 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 6 (4.29%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (4.29%) Linux Support
9 6 (4.29%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Support Specialist
10 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
10 5 (3.57%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) SOAP
2 10 (7.14%) SPML
3 8 (5.71%) Middleware
4 5 (3.57%) SailPoint
4 5 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.71%) .NET
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) Django
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.71%) REST
5 1 (0.71%) Sass
5 1 (0.71%) WCF
5 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.29%) Clustering
3 6 (4.29%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (3.57%) PKI
4 5 (3.57%) PMI
5 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.29%) AIX
4 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) ITIL
2 26 (18.57%) Service Management
3 25 (17.86%) Project Management
4 17 (12.14%) Change Management
4 17 (12.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (12.14%) High Availability
5 15 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 12 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 10 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 9 (6.43%) Network Design
8 9 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.71%) Presales
9 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.00%) Information Security
11 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.29%) Identity Management
12 5 (3.57%) Security Management
12 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.00%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
3 3 (2.14%) C
4 2 (1.43%) C++
4 2 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.71%) Korn
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.00%) HNC
4 12 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.14%) CCNP
5 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.43%) CCNA
7 8 (5.71%) HND
7 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.29%) CISSP
8 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.29%) RHCE
9 5 (3.57%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.86%) CCIE
11 2 (1.43%) CCDP
11 2 (1.43%) CCIP
11 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.43%) MCSE
11 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.29%) KVM
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.86%) UAG
4 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (2.86%) WSUS
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.71%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Cisco
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.71%) Nokia
4 10 (7.14%) HP
5 8 (5.71%) Oracle
6 7 (5.00%) Huawei
6 7 (5.00%) Remedy
7 6 (4.29%) Citrix
7 6 (4.29%) EMC
7 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (3.57%) Axway
8 5 (3.57%) BT
8 5 (3.57%) Cramer
8 5 (3.57%) Ericsson
8 5 (3.57%) NetCracker
8 5 (3.57%) Nortel
8 5 (3.57%) Siemens
8 5 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 5 (3.57%) ZTE
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Rate: £255 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.68 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Rank Group plc
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 per day
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