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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 44 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 111 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.86% 2.88% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 3.99% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 23
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£388 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £325 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.87%
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
2029 2057 1708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 72.12% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1064 686
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £229 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £510 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 0 46 £400 -3.03% 6
Newbury +9 22 £203 -52.35% 3
Slough +5 7 £400 +27.89% 3
Bracknell +6 6 £225 -15.09% 1
Wokingham -3 2 £250 - 1
Thatcham - 2 £410 - 1
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 83 (44.62%) Telecoms
2 70 (37.63%) ITIL
3 60 (32.26%) Project Management
4 47 (25.27%) Service Management
5 32 (17.20%) Degree
6 28 (15.05%) PRINCE2
7 27 (14.52%) SLA
8 25 (13.44%) Finance
9 21 (11.29%) Change Management
9 21 (11.29%) Windows
10 20 (10.75%) Cisco
11 19 (10.22%) Security Cleared
11 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (9.68%) Linux
12 18 (9.68%) Ericsson
13 17 (9.14%) HTML
14 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
14 16 (8.60%) Microsoft
14 16 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (8.60%) SC Cleared
15 15 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (7.53%) UNIX
16 14 (7.53%) JavaScript
16 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (6.99%) Migration
17 13 (6.99%) Back Office
17 13 (6.99%) MS Office
17 13 (6.99%) 3G
17 13 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (6.45%) Computer Science

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.84%) Lync
3 6 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Office
3 7 (3.76%) AutoCAD
3 7 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Endur
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.99%) 3G
2 11 (5.91%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (5.38%) 4G
3 10 (5.38%) MPLS
3 10 (5.38%) Firewall
4 9 (4.84%) BGP
4 9 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (4.84%) Internet
4 9 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (3.76%) 2G
5 7 (3.76%) HTTP
6 5 (2.69%) WAN
6 5 (2.69%) ADSL
6 5 (2.69%) ISDN
6 5 (2.69%) PSTN
6 5 (2.69%) Skype
6 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.15%) Broadband
7 4 (2.15%) VoIP
7 4 (2.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 83 (44.62%) Telecoms
2 25 (13.44%) Finance
3 13 (6.99%) Back Office
4 7 (3.76%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.15%) Front Office
5 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (25.27%) Service Manager
2 37 (19.89%) Delivery Manager
3 27 (14.52%) Services Delivery Manager
4 15 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.99%) Developer
5 13 (6.99%) Technical Manager
5 13 (6.99%) Transition Manager
6 12 (6.45%) Service Transition Manager
7 9 (4.84%) Consultant
7 9 (4.84%) Architect
8 8 (4.30%) Project Engineer
9 7 (3.76%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.76%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (3.76%) Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Customer Services Manager
10 6 (3.23%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.23%) Environment Manager
11 5 (2.69%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.69%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.14%) HTML
2 8 (4.30%) CSS
2 8 (4.30%) Django
2 8 (4.30%) Sass
3 7 (3.76%) XML
4 6 (3.23%) REST
5 5 (2.69%) HTML5
5 5 (2.69%) SOAP
6 4 (2.15%) XHTML
7 3 (1.61%) Web Services
8 1 (0.54%) LAMP
8 1 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.76%) Statistics
4 7 (3.76%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (3.76%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.61%) Open Source
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Economics
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) GIS
8 1 (0.54%) Life Science
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.29%) Windows
2 18 (9.68%) Linux
3 14 (7.53%) UNIX
4 8 (4.30%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.63%) ITIL
2 60 (32.26%) Project Management
3 47 (25.27%) Service Management
4 28 (15.05%) PRINCE2
5 21 (11.29%) Change Management
6 16 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.99%) Migration
8 13 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
10 10 (5.38%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.38%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.84%) Validation
12 8 (4.30%) TDD
12 8 (4.30%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.76%) Supplier Management
13 7 (3.76%) Time Management
13 7 (3.76%) ITSM
14 6 (3.23%) Test Strategy
14 6 (3.23%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.53%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.91%) C
3 9 (4.84%) Java
4 8 (4.30%) Python
5 4 (2.15%) SQL
6 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (17.20%) Degree
2 19 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.91%) PMI Certification
5 11 (5.91%) HND
6 10 (5.38%) PMP
7 8 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.61%) MCSE
9 3 (1.61%) CCNP
10 2 (1.08%) CCNA
10 2 (1.08%) HNC
10 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.08%) CCENT
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) BS15000
System Software
1 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.54%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (10.75%) Cisco
2 18 (9.68%) Ericsson
3 16 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.38%) CheckPoint
5 9 (4.84%) F5
6 7 (3.76%) SAP
7 6 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.69%) Avaya
9 3 (1.61%) Huawei
9 3 (1.61%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.08%) Remedy
10 2 (1.08%) Citrix
10 2 (1.08%) HP
11 1 (0.54%) Dell
11 1 (0.54%) EMC
11 1 (0.54%) Sybase
11 1 (0.54%) IBM
11 1 (0.54%) Juniper
11 1 (0.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago