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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 51 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 84 56 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.18% 2.31% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 3.08% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 23
Average daily rate
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£360 £369 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.15 £59.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.04% +97.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.83 £59.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.46 £59.00 £41.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +3 33 £475 +11.76% 3
Slough +8 16 £238 -10.37% 1
Bracknell -5 7 £250 -24.24% 3
Newbury -9 4 £325 -
Maidenhead +3 3 - -
Hungerford - 1 £415 -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (24.67%) Telecoms
2 36 (24.00%) ITIL
3 33 (22.00%) Project Management
4 29 (19.33%) Service Management
5 23 (15.33%) Degree
5 23 (15.33%) Windows
6 22 (14.67%) Cisco
7 18 (12.00%) Linux
7 18 (12.00%) SLA
8 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.33%) Change Management
8 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (8.67%) Finance
9 13 (8.67%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
10 12 (8.00%) LAN
11 11 (7.33%) WAN
11 11 (7.33%) HP
11 11 (7.33%) CSS
11 11 (7.33%) HTML
11 11 (7.33%) JavaScript
11 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (7.33%) Internet
11 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.33%) Problem Management
11 11 (7.33%) Incident Management
11 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
12 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (1.33%) Lync
3 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.00%) MS Office
4 3 (2.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.00%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) LAN
2 11 (7.33%) WAN
2 11 (7.33%) Internet
3 10 (6.67%) Firewall
4 8 (5.33%) 3G
5 7 (4.67%) BGP
5 7 (4.67%) 4G
6 6 (4.00%) VLAN
6 6 (4.00%) 2G
6 6 (4.00%) MPLS
6 6 (4.00%) OSPF
6 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.00%) DHCP
6 6 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.33%) PPP
7 5 (3.33%) Broadband
7 5 (3.33%) DNS
7 5 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (3.33%) L2TP
8 3 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.00%) OLAP
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 37 (24.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.67%) Finance
3 10 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (4.00%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.33%) Back Office
6 4 (2.67%) Legal
7 3 (2.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (18.00%) Service Manager
2 17 (11.33%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.33%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (10.00%) Consultant
4 13 (8.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (7.33%) Developer
5 11 (7.33%) Architect
6 10 (6.67%) Transition Manager
7 9 (6.00%) Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Service Transition Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Coordinator
9 7 (4.67%) Incident Manager
10 6 (4.00%) CRM Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.33%) CSS
1 11 (7.33%) HTML
2 6 (4.00%) Django
2 6 (4.00%) Sass
3 5 (3.33%) HTML5
3 5 (3.33%) REST
3 5 (3.33%) SOAP
4 4 (2.67%) Middleware
4 4 (2.67%) .NET
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.00%) Statistics
5 5 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (2.67%) Economics
7 2 (1.33%) Social Media
7 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.33%) PMI
8 1 (0.67%) GIS
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.67%) Informatics
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.33%) Windows
2 18 (12.00%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.00%) UNIX
5 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.33%) SUSE
8 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) ITIL
2 33 (22.00%) Project Management
3 29 (19.33%) Service Management
4 14 (9.33%) Change Management
4 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.33%) Incident Management
6 11 (7.33%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (6.67%) CRM
8 9 (6.00%) Migration
9 8 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.33%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.67%) Validation
10 7 (4.67%) SOA
10 7 (4.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.67%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.67%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (6.67%) Python
3 7 (4.67%) SQL
4 5 (3.33%) Perl
4 5 (3.33%) Java
5 4 (2.67%) C
6 3 (2.00%) C-shell
6 3 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.33%) PHP
7 2 (1.33%) VBScript
7 2 (1.33%) VB
7 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Degree
2 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.67%) CCNA
5 9 (6.00%) CCNP
6 8 (5.33%) PMP
6 8 (5.33%) PMI Certification
7 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.00%) HNC
10 3 (2.00%) HND
11 2 (1.33%) MCSE
11 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.67%) CCENT
12 1 (0.67%) CCIE
12 1 (0.67%) CCIP
12 1 (0.67%) CCDP
12 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) OpenView
1 5 (3.33%) Cacti
2 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (1.33%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) Control-M
5 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (14.67%) Cisco
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.33%) HP
4 10 (6.67%) VMware
5 9 (6.00%) SAP
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle
7 6 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.33%) Citrix
9 4 (2.67%) Remedy
10 3 (2.00%) Avaya
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.33%) Juniper
11 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.33%) F5
11 2 (1.33%) EMC
12 1 (0.67%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.67%) Radware
12 1 (0.67%) Blue Coat
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