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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 47 56 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 27 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.02% 1.89% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 2.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £383 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £644 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £19.13
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -22.87%
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
696 617 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.77% 77.81% 74.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 459 268
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% -41.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.60 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) Apache
4 10 (22.73%) Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) SLA
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (18.18%) Oracle
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco
7 7 (15.91%) Change Control
8 6 (13.64%) Office 365
8 6 (13.64%) Ektron
8 6 (13.64%) Firewall
8 6 (13.64%) ISA Server
8 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 6 (13.64%) BEA
8 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
8 6 (13.64%) IIS
8 6 (13.64%) J2EE
8 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 6 (13.64%) JBoss
8 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.64%) DNS
8 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
9 5 (11.36%) CRM
9 5 (11.36%) SQL

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) VoIP
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.36%) Architect
1 5 (11.36%) Analyst
1 5 (11.36%) Service Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 4 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Vendor Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Agile Coach
3 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
4 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.55%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (2.27%) IT Technician
5 1 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) ICT Operations Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Head of Procurement
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
3 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Statistics
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (15.91%) Change Control
4 5 (11.36%) Demand Management
4 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Coaching
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) DSDM
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.64%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) BEA
3 6 (13.64%) Ektron
4 4 (9.09%) Lotus
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Capita
6 1 (2.27%) Meraki