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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 51 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 76 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.01% 3.12% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 4.37% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 21
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£400 £356 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £189 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
1823 1809 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.14% 71.53% 69.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 885 682
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +9 37 £400 - 9
Bracknell +3 9 £150 -58.04% 2
Newbury 0 8 - - 5
Wokingham 0 2 - -
Thatcham - 2 £410 - 1
Maidenhead 0 1 - -
Slough -4 1 £313 +86.56% 2
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (44.57%) Telecoms
2 63 (34.24%) ITIL
3 56 (30.43%) Project Management
4 37 (20.11%) Service Management
5 34 (18.48%) Degree
6 28 (15.22%) SLA
7 26 (14.13%) PRINCE2
8 25 (13.59%) Windows
9 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
10 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
11 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.78%) Finance
12 18 (9.78%) Ericsson
12 18 (9.78%) Cisco
13 17 (9.24%) HTML
13 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
14 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
14 16 (8.70%) Change Management
15 14 (7.61%) 3G
15 14 (7.61%) Linux
15 14 (7.61%) UNIX
15 14 (7.61%) JavaScript
15 14 (7.61%) MS Office
16 13 (7.07%) Back Office
16 13 (7.07%) PMI Certification
16 13 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
17 12 (6.52%) PMP
17 12 (6.52%) HND

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (4.89%) Lync
2 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.72%) Apache
4 3 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.61%) MS Office
3 7 (3.80%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.61%) 3G
2 12 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (5.98%) Internet
3 11 (5.98%) 4G
4 7 (3.80%) 2G
4 7 (3.80%) HTTP
5 6 (3.26%) WAN
5 6 (3.26%) MPLS
5 6 (3.26%) Firewall
6 5 (2.72%) BGP
6 5 (2.72%) ADSL
6 5 (2.72%) ISDN
6 5 (2.72%) LAN
6 5 (2.72%) PSTN
6 5 (2.72%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.72%) Skype
6 5 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.17%) Broadband
7 4 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 82 (44.57%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.78%) Finance
3 13 (7.07%) Back Office
4 7 (3.80%) Spanish Language
4 7 (3.80%) Marketing
5 4 (2.17%) Front Office
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.57%) Service Manager
2 34 (18.48%) Delivery Manager
3 24 (13.04%) Services Delivery Manager
4 18 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.61%) Technical Manager
6 13 (7.07%) Consultant
6 13 (7.07%) Developer
7 11 (5.98%) Transition Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Service Transition Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) Project Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Architect
10 8 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (3.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.26%) Coordinator
11 6 (3.26%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Incident Manager
12 5 (2.72%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (2.72%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.24%) HTML
2 8 (4.35%) Sass
2 8 (4.35%) CSS
2 8 (4.35%) Django
3 7 (3.80%) XML
4 6 (3.26%) REST
5 5 (2.72%) SOAP
5 5 (2.72%) HTML5
6 4 (2.17%) XHTML
7 2 (1.09%) Web Services
8 1 (0.54%) LAMP
8 1 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.89%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.80%) Statistics
5 7 (3.80%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.17%) Economics
8 3 (1.63%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (1.09%) PMI
9 2 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (1.09%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Life Science
10 1 (0.54%) GIS
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.54%) iPhone
10 1 (0.54%) FMCG
10 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Linux
2 14 (7.61%) UNIX
3 9 (4.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.09%) Android
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.24%) ITIL
2 56 (30.43%) Project Management
3 37 (20.11%) Service Management
4 26 (14.13%) PRINCE2
5 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.70%) Change Management
7 13 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (6.52%) Migration
8 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.43%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.89%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.35%) TDD
12 7 (3.80%) Validation
12 7 (3.80%) PRINCE
13 6 (3.26%) Transition Management
13 6 (3.26%) Time Management
13 6 (3.26%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.26%) Programme Management
14 5 (2.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.61%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.98%) C
3 9 (4.89%) Java
4 8 (4.35%) Python
5 4 (2.17%) SQL
6 3 (1.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (18.48%) Degree
2 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.07%) PMI Certification
5 12 (6.52%) PMP
5 12 (6.52%) HND
6 11 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.63%) CCNP
9 3 (1.63%) MCSE
9 3 (1.63%) HNC
10 2 (1.09%) CCENT
10 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.09%) CCNA
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) MCP
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (0.54%) BS15000
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) NDS
2 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.09%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.78%) Ericsson
2 18 (9.78%) Cisco
3 9 (4.89%) SAP
4 6 (3.26%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.72%) Avaya
5 5 (2.72%) F5
6 4 (2.17%) HP
7 3 (1.63%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.63%) Huawei
8 2 (1.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.09%) Dell
8 2 (1.09%) EMC
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.09%) NetApp
8 2 (1.09%) Remedy
Hungerford, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago