The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 38 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 43 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.60% 3.75% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 4.99% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 21
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£330 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £187 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £435 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.60 £18.74
% change year-on-year
-14.74% -6.09%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
875 822 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.28% 75.21% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 429 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 39 £325 +48.40% 4
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - - 2
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (42.25%) ITIL
2 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
3 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
4 20 (28.17%) Finance
5 17 (23.94%) Project Management
6 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
8 13 (18.31%) Retail
9 11 (15.49%) HP
9 11 (15.49%) MS Project
9 11 (15.49%) Banking
9 11 (15.49%) Change Management
10 10 (14.08%) Service Management
10 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.27%) SLA
12 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
13 7 (9.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (9.86%) Oracle
14 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
14 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
14 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (7.04%) QA
15 5 (7.04%) Degree
15 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (7.04%) HP UCMDB
15 5 (7.04%) HNC
15 5 (7.04%) HND
15 5 (7.04%) SAP
15 5 (7.04%) Crystal Reports

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.41%) Lync
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Project
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) SNMP
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) OLTP
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 11 (15.49%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Automotive
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Service Manager
2 18 (25.35%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (22.54%) Services Delivery Manager
3 16 (22.54%) Project Manager
4 12 (16.90%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.82%) Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Web Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Transition Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.82%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) CMDB
2 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) Project Management
3 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
4 11 (15.49%) Change Management
5 10 (14.08%) Service Management
6 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.04%) CRM
8 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.23%) ITSM
10 3 (4.23%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.23%) Web Testing
10 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (7.04%) HNC
6 5 (7.04%) HND
6 5 (7.04%) Degree
7 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.63%) ISEB
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.23%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) MCP
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.23%) OVSD
4 2 (2.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) HP
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle
4 5 (7.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Endeca
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) hybris
6 1 (1.41%) Lumension
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) McAfee
6 1 (1.41%) Sophos
6 1 (1.41%) Intel
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