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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 58 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 74 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.79% 3.39% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.95% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 33
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£375 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £515 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £372 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +10.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.83 £13.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.14% -48.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £17.78
% change year-on-year
-13.36% -9.11%
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
1868 1716 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.41% 68.37% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 874 712
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +8 31 £375 +7.14% 11
Slough +1 10 £313 - 3
Newbury +6 6 £325 -44.68% 2
Maidenhead -1 2 - -
Bracknell -14 1 £263 -25.42% 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 66 (50.77%) ITIL
2 51 (39.23%) Service Management
3 38 (29.23%) Project Management
4 35 (26.92%) Telecoms
5 30 (23.08%) Finance
6 22 (16.92%) PRINCE2
7 19 (14.62%) Change Management
8 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.08%) Degree
10 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
10 16 (12.31%) SharePoint
10 16 (12.31%) MS Visio
11 15 (11.54%) SLA
12 14 (10.77%) MS Office
12 14 (10.77%) Problem Management
12 14 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (9.23%) Windows
13 12 (9.23%) SQL
13 12 (9.23%) Cisco
14 11 (8.46%) Linux
14 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (8.46%) Time Management
15 10 (7.69%) Supplier Management
15 10 (7.69%) ITSM
15 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.69%) 3G
15 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
16 9 (6.92%) Migration
17 8 (6.15%) Firewall

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.54%) IIS
2 2 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.77%) Lync
3 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
1 16 (12.31%) MS Visio
2 14 (10.77%) MS Office
2 14 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.77%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.77%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.77%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) 3G
2 8 (6.15%) Firewall
2 8 (6.15%) Internet
2 8 (6.15%) 4G
3 7 (5.38%) LTE
3 7 (5.38%) MPLS
4 6 (4.62%) BGP
5 5 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.08%) 2G
6 4 (3.08%) VoIP
6 4 (3.08%) WAN
7 3 (2.31%) GSM
7 3 (2.31%) LAN
7 3 (2.31%) UMTS
7 3 (2.31%) Wireless
8 2 (1.54%) IPsec
8 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.54%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.77%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) TestLink
1 3 (2.31%) TestNG
1 3 (2.31%) WebDriver
1 3 (2.31%) JUnit
1 3 (2.31%) Selenium
General
1 35 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 30 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.08%) Legal
3 4 (3.08%) Back Office
4 3 (2.31%) Marketing
4 3 (2.31%) Billing
5 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) German Language
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (27.69%) Service Manager
2 22 (16.92%) Analyst
3 20 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
3 20 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 16 (12.31%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (5.38%) Customer Services Manager
6 7 (5.38%) Technical Manager
7 6 (4.62%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Service Transition Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Incident Manager
8 5 (3.85%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Environment Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Metrics Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Web Services
2 1 (0.77%) Sass
2 1 (0.77%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.77%) CSS
2 1 (0.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) HTML
2 1 (0.77%) Middleware
2 1 (0.77%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.77%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 5 (3.85%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.08%) NHS
4 4 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.31%) Open Source
6 2 (1.54%) CMDB
6 2 (1.54%) PKI
6 2 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.77%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.77%) DTV
7 1 (0.77%) Informatics
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) Life Science
7 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Windows
2 11 (8.46%) Linux
3 7 (5.38%) UNIX
4 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) HPUX
5 4 (3.08%) Solaris
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.77%) Android
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.77%) ITIL
2 51 (39.23%) Service Management
3 38 (29.23%) Project Management
4 22 (16.92%) PRINCE2
5 19 (14.62%) Change Management
6 14 (10.77%) Problem Management
7 11 (8.46%) Time Management
8 10 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 10 (7.69%) ITSM
8 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.92%) Migration
10 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.38%) ITIL V3
11 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.38%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (3.85%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) SQL
2 4 (3.08%) Python
3 3 (2.31%) VB
3 3 (2.31%) Perl
3 3 (2.31%) C#
3 3 (2.31%) Java
3 3 (2.31%) Ruby
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) PMP
4 8 (6.15%) PMI Certification
5 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.62%) CCNA
7 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.85%) CCENT
7 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.31%) ISEB
8 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.54%) CCNP
9 2 (1.54%) HNC
9 2 (1.54%) HND
10 1 (0.77%) VTSP
10 1 (0.77%) MCP
10 1 (0.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) SLA
2 7 (5.38%) QA
3 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.54%) COBIT
7 1 (0.77%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) NDS
3 1 (0.77%) KVM
3 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.77%) vSphere
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) XenServer
3 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) NFS
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.23%) Cisco
3 8 (6.15%) Huawei
3 8 (6.15%) LANDesk
3 8 (6.15%) HP
4 7 (5.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (5.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle
6 5 (3.85%) F5
6 5 (3.85%) Citrix
6 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.85%) Nokia
7 4 (3.08%) Cramer
7 4 (3.08%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.31%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.31%) Juniper
8 3 (2.31%) Nortel
9 2 (1.54%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.54%) Metastorm
9 2 (1.54%) CA
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