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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 45 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 46 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.76% 2.68% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 3.76% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 14
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£343 £310 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +63.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £269 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £434 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.79% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
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 £14.75 £16.20 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-8.95% -3.28%
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
927 718 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.86% 71.23% 72.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 364 324
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £62.85 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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
Milton Keynes +15 40 £350 +23.89% 10
Amersham -5 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £100 - 7
Marlow - - - - 2
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 47 (50.00%) ITIL
2 44 (46.81%) Security Cleared
3 38 (40.43%) SC Cleared
4 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.60%) Finance
5 25 (26.60%) Project Management
6 21 (22.34%) PRINCE2
7 17 (18.09%) SLA
7 17 (18.09%) Service Management
8 16 (17.02%) MS Project
8 16 (17.02%) Windows
9 15 (15.96%) DV Cleared
10 13 (13.83%) People Management
11 12 (12.77%) HND
11 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 12 (12.77%) HP
12 11 (11.70%) Change Management
12 11 (11.70%) Banking
12 11 (11.70%) Retail
12 11 (11.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (10.64%) OVSD
13 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.64%) SQL
13 10 (10.64%) HNC
14 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
14 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
15 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (8.51%) MCP
15 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Project
2 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.26%) MS Office
5 2 (2.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
1 2 (2.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Network Security
2 2 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) SNMP
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) DVB
2 2 (2.13%) Telnet
3 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.06%) 3G
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) UMTS
3 1 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) GSM
3 1 (1.06%) LTE
3 1 (1.06%) NAS
3 1 (1.06%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Banking
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Automotive
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Service Manager
2 22 (23.40%) Delivery Manager
3 21 (22.34%) Project Manager
3 21 (22.34%) Services Delivery Manager
4 19 (20.21%) Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (4.26%) Transition Manager
6 4 (4.26%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.13%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
1 2 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.19%) UNIX
6 2 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) ITIL
2 25 (26.60%) Project Management
3 21 (22.34%) PRINCE2
4 17 (18.09%) Service Management
5 13 (13.83%) People Management
6 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.32%) Line Management
9 5 (5.32%) Coaching
9 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.32%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.32%) CRM
10 4 (4.26%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.26%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 38 (40.43%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.96%) DV Cleared
4 12 (12.77%) HND
5 11 (11.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (10.64%) HNC
7 8 (8.51%) MCP
7 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (7.45%) MCSE
9 6 (6.38%) Degree
10 4 (4.26%) ISTQB
10 4 (4.26%) ISEB
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.13%) CCNA
11 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.06%) BS15000
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) OVSD
2 7 (7.45%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.32%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) HP
3 6 (6.38%) SAP
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) Lumension
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) McAfee
6 2 (2.13%) Sophos
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) Tandberg
6 2 (2.13%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.06%) Remedy
7 1 (1.06%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago