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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 54 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 76 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.15% 2.91% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 3.82% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 22
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £150 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +33.60%
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
1907 1939 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.10% 76.34% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 996 926
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.41 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 -8 37 £425 +6.25% 10
Newbury +1 8 £169 - 1
Slough +9 2 - - 3
Bracknell -10 2 - - 2
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 49 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 46 (28.57%) ITIL
3 31 (19.25%) Service Management
3 31 (19.25%) SLA
4 27 (16.77%) Project Management
5 26 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (13.04%) Finance
6 21 (13.04%) 3G
6 21 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 19 (11.80%) 4G
8 18 (11.18%) ITIL V3
8 18 (11.18%) Degree
9 17 (10.56%) Back Office
9 17 (10.56%) SOAP
10 16 (9.94%) Windows
10 16 (9.94%) Change Management
11 15 (9.32%) Cisco
11 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
12 14 (8.70%) Process Improvement
12 14 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 14 (8.70%) Firewall
13 13 (8.07%) Nokia
14 12 (7.45%) Internet
15 11 (6.83%) Wireless
15 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (6.21%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (6.21%) High Availability
16 10 (6.21%) SPML
16 10 (6.21%) LTE
16 10 (6.21%) MGW

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 5 (3.11%) MQSeries
1 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS Project
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.86%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) PaaS
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) 3G
2 19 (11.80%) 4G
3 14 (8.70%) Firewall
4 12 (7.45%) Internet
5 11 (6.83%) Wireless
6 10 (6.21%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (6.21%) INAP
6 10 (6.21%) LDAP
6 10 (6.21%) LTE
6 10 (6.21%) MGW
6 10 (6.21%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (4.97%) ISDN
7 8 (4.97%) WAN
8 7 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (4.35%) GSM
9 6 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (3.73%) LAN
9 6 (3.73%) Wireless Security
10 5 (3.11%) 2G
10 5 (3.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) DB2
1 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) AppScan
General
1 49 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.04%) Finance
3 17 (10.56%) Back Office
4 8 (4.97%) Front Office
5 5 (3.11%) Billing
5 5 (3.11%) Legal
6 3 (1.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (21.74%) Service Manager
2 24 (14.91%) Delivery Manager
2 24 (14.91%) Services Delivery Manager
3 14 (8.70%) Analyst
3 14 (8.70%) Consultant
3 14 (8.70%) Telecoms Manager
4 9 (5.59%) IT Manager
4 9 (5.59%) Problem Manager
4 9 (5.59%) Security Consultant
5 8 (4.97%) Architect
5 8 (4.97%) ITIL Manager
5 8 (4.97%) Transition Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
7 6 (3.73%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 6 (3.73%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Middleware Architect
8 5 (3.11%) TIBCO Architect
8 5 (3.11%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.56%) SOAP
2 10 (6.21%) SPML
3 7 (4.35%) Middleware
4 5 (3.11%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (2.48%) CSS
5 4 (2.48%) Django
5 4 (2.48%) HTML
5 4 (2.48%) REST
5 4 (2.48%) Sass
6 3 (1.86%) JSON
7 1 (0.62%) .NET
7 1 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.62%) WCF
7 1 (0.62%) Web Services
7 1 (0.62%) XML
7 1 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) PKI
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.73%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (3.11%) PMI
5 4 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) New Media
7 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Windows
2 10 (6.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.11%) Linux
4 4 (2.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) ITIL
2 31 (19.25%) Service Management
3 27 (16.77%) Project Management
4 26 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 18 (11.18%) ITIL V3
7 16 (9.94%) Change Management
8 14 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 10 (6.21%) High Availability
9 10 (6.21%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.59%) Information Security
10 9 (5.59%) Network Design
11 8 (4.97%) Identity Management
11 8 (4.97%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.35%) Security Management
12 7 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.11%) Python
1 5 (3.11%) SQL
2 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.86%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) C
4 2 (1.24%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.62%) Korn
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (11.18%) Degree
2 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) CISSP
3 9 (5.59%) HNC
3 9 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.97%) HND
5 7 (4.35%) CCNP
5 7 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.73%) CCNA
6 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.62%) CCENT
8 1 (0.62%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.25%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) QA
4 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) ISA Server
1 6 (3.73%) UAG
2 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.62%) Firmware
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) WSUS
2 1 (0.62%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.62%) MOM
2 1 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Cisco
2 14 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.07%) Nokia
4 6 (3.73%) Fujitsu
4 6 (3.73%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.11%) Axway
6 4 (2.48%) Remedy
7 3 (1.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (1.86%) BT
7 3 (1.86%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.86%) HP
7 3 (1.86%) Huawei
7 3 (1.86%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.86%) NetCracker
7 3 (1.86%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle
7 3 (1.86%) Siemens
7 3 (1.86%) Virgin Media
7 3 (1.86%) VMware
7 3 (1.86%) ZTE
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £16.50 - £17.36 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Excellent Day Rate + Expenses - 3-6 Months R
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum 12 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago