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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 69 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 55 94 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.23% 3.56% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 5.24% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 31
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£375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.42 £14.42 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.07% -56.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £13.30 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.88 £35.95 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -1.81%
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
1787 1793 2039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.35% 67.92% 68.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 894 741
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 50
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -3 20 £350 +12.00% 11
Slough +7 11 £313 +131.48% 3
Newbury - 5 - - 1
Maidenhead -3 3 - -
Bracknell -10 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 56 (46.67%) ITIL
2 40 (33.33%) Service Management
3 31 (25.83%) Project Management
4 30 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 22 (18.33%) Finance
6 20 (16.67%) Degree
6 20 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 16 (13.33%) Windows
9 16 (13.33%) MS Office
10 14 (11.67%) SQL
10 14 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (10.00%) Change Management
12 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
12 11 (9.17%) SLA
13 10 (8.33%) Cisco
13 10 (8.33%) UNIX
13 10 (8.33%) Citrix
13 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
14 9 (7.50%) PMP
14 9 (7.50%) PMI Certification
14 9 (7.50%) Time Management
15 8 (6.67%) QA
15 8 (6.67%) LANDesk
15 8 (6.67%) Huawei
15 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (6.67%) Management Information System

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.50%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.83%) Liferay
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 16 (13.33%) MS Office
3 14 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.83%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) WAN
1 8 (6.67%) Internet
2 7 (5.83%) 3G
3 6 (5.00%) LAN
3 6 (5.00%) LTE
4 5 (4.17%) Wireless
4 5 (4.17%) 4G
5 4 (3.33%) Firewall
5 4 (3.33%) 2G
6 3 (2.50%) IPsec
6 3 (2.50%) MPLS
6 3 (2.50%) UMTS
6 3 (2.50%) VoIP
6 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.50%) GSM
7 2 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.67%) VPN
7 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) DataStage
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) JUnit
1 3 (2.50%) Selenium
1 3 (2.50%) TestNG
1 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
1 3 (2.50%) TestLink
2 1 (0.83%) Ant
2 1 (0.83%) Hudson
2 1 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 30 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (18.33%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Back Office
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Legal
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Service Manager
3 17 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.83%) Services Delivery Manager
4 13 (10.83%) Service Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 5 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.33%) Incident Manager
6 4 (3.33%) Metrics Analyst
6 4 (3.33%) NHS Project Manager
6 4 (3.33%) Service Improvement Analyst
7 3 (2.50%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (2.50%) Product Specialist
7 3 (2.50%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (2.50%) Transition Manager
7 3 (2.50%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) J2EE
2 1 (0.83%) SOAP
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.33%) NHS
4 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.50%) Informatics
5 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
6 2 (1.67%) CMDB
6 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) UNIX
3 6 (5.00%) Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Solaris
5 4 (3.33%) HPUX
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) ITIL
2 40 (33.33%) Service Management
3 31 (25.83%) Project Management
4 20 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.00%) Change Management
6 9 (7.50%) Time Management
6 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.83%) Supplier Management
8 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.00%) Migration
9 6 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.17%) Information Management
10 5 (4.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) Perl
3 3 (2.50%) VB
3 3 (2.50%) Python
3 3 (2.50%) Ruby
3 3 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) Groovy
4 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) PMP
2 9 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) CCNA
5 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.17%) CCENT
5 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) MAPM
6 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.50%) ISEB
7 2 (1.67%) HNC
7 2 (1.67%) HND
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) SLA
2 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.67%) QA
3 6 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) NDS
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
3 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Cisco
2 10 (8.33%) Citrix
3 8 (6.67%) HP
3 8 (6.67%) Huawei
3 8 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle
4 7 (5.83%) Nokia
4 7 (5.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (5.00%) Ericsson
6 5 (4.17%) Nortel
7 4 (3.33%) Cramer
7 4 (3.33%) Lotus
8 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.50%) Juniper
9 2 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 2 (1.67%) CA
9 2 (1.67%) Metastorm
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27.83 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago