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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 43 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 34 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.67% 2.20% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 2.68% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 20
Median daily rate £408 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £339 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +35.43%

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
754 822 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.43% 82.28% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 431 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £294 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 25 £411 -3.29% 5
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 35 (56.45%) Service Management
2 33 (53.23%) ITIL
3 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
3 23 (37.10%) SC Cleared
4 20 (32.26%) Finance
5 16 (25.81%) Service Design
6 14 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (19.35%) Change Management
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
9 10 (16.13%) SLA
9 10 (16.13%) Coaching
10 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
11 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
11 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
12 7 (11.29%) Resource Management
12 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (11.29%) SQL
13 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.68%) Windows
13 6 (9.68%) HP
13 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.68%) VMware
13 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
13 6 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
14 5 (8.06%) Statistical Analysis
14 5 (8.06%) Degree
14 5 (8.06%) ServiceNow
14 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.61%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) 2G
2 2 (3.23%) 3G
2 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) LTE
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Big Data
1 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.61%) DataStax
3 1 (1.61%) HBase
3 1 (1.61%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Subversion
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Automotive
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) German Language
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Service Manager
2 10 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Services Delivery Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) SharePoint Consultant
4 8 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Developer
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Service Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Incident Manager
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (3.23%) CSS
1 2 (3.23%) HTML
1 2 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) Kafka
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.61%) SAP TM
2 1 (1.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) BYOD
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Service Management
2 33 (53.23%) ITIL
3 16 (25.81%) Service Design
4 12 (19.35%) Change Management
4 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.13%) Coaching
5 10 (16.13%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) Resource Management
7 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.06%) ITSM
8 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.06%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Contract Management
9 4 (6.45%) Scrum
10 3 (4.84%) Logistics
10 3 (4.84%) Presales
10 3 (4.84%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (4.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (1.61%) ABAP
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby
3 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) SC Cleared
1 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) CCIE
5 3 (4.84%) CCNP
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.23%) MCP
6 2 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) GAMP
2 3 (4.84%) GxP
3 2 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) Firmware
1 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.84%) vSphere
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) HP
1 6 (9.68%) VMware
2 5 (8.06%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) Dell
3 3 (4.84%) Remedy
3 3 (4.84%) Symantec
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (3.23%) Brocade
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) F5
4 2 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.61%) SAP