The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 52 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.00% 1.56% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.19% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 9
Average daily rate
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£378 £485 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +79.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £297 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £130.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.56% +5.18%
Service Delivery
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 456 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.87% 71.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 339 396
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the Bristol region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Bristol region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (40.00%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) SLA
8 4 (11.43%) Citrix
8 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.57%) Change Control
9 3 (8.57%) QA
9 3 (8.57%) MS Office
9 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security
9 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.71%) Lync
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) LTE
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) GPRS
3 1 (2.86%) GSM
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) UMTS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
1 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Procurement Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) iPhone
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.57%) Change Control
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security
9 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Security Management
10 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Citrix
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Intel
3 2 (5.71%) IronPort
3 2 (5.71%) RightFax
4 1 (2.86%) Casewise
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Dell