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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 44 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 45 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.46% 2.87% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 4.03% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
Average daily rate
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£378 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.28% -9.73%
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
989 744 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.02% 71.13% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 408 274
Average daily rate £355 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 31 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -3 33 £390 +20.00% 12
High Wycombe -3 1 £100 -72.88% 2
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 53 (57.61%) ITIL
2 51 (55.43%) Security Cleared
3 47 (51.09%) SC Cleared
4 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
5 30 (32.61%) PRINCE2
6 26 (28.26%) Service Management
7 25 (27.17%) Windows
8 22 (23.91%) SLA
8 22 (23.91%) Project Management
8 22 (23.91%) Finance
9 19 (20.65%) MS Project
9 19 (20.65%) DV Cleared
10 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
10 17 (18.48%) People Management
11 16 (17.39%) OVSD
12 15 (16.30%) MS Visio
13 13 (14.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (13.04%) HND
14 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
14 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.96%) SQL
15 11 (11.96%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (11.96%) MCP
15 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (10.87%) HNC
16 10 (10.87%) MCSE
16 10 (10.87%) VMware
16 10 (10.87%) Backup Exec
16 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) MS Project
2 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
3 15 (16.30%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.52%) MS Office
5 2 (2.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
1 2 (2.17%) PaaS
1 2 (2.17%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) LAN
2 2 (2.17%) DVB
2 2 (2.17%) Telnet
2 2 (2.17%) WAN
2 2 (2.17%) Network Security
2 2 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.09%) GSM
3 1 (1.09%) LTE
3 1 (1.09%) 4G
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) 3G
3 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.43%) OLTP
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Service Manager
2 21 (22.83%) Services Delivery Manager
2 21 (22.83%) Delivery Manager
3 17 (18.48%) Project Manager
4 14 (15.22%) Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Transition Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.43%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Account Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Account Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
1 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) EPoS
4 2 (2.17%) HACMP
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.70%) UNIX
4 5 (5.43%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) AIX
6 2 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (57.61%) ITIL
2 30 (32.61%) PRINCE2
3 26 (28.26%) Service Management
4 22 (23.91%) Project Management
5 17 (18.48%) People Management
6 8 (8.70%) Line Management
7 7 (7.61%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.52%) Change Management
8 6 (6.52%) Validation
8 6 (6.52%) CRM
8 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.52%) Coaching
9 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.43%) Operations Management
10 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (55.43%) Security Cleared
2 47 (51.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.65%) DV Cleared
4 13 (14.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (13.04%) HND
6 11 (11.96%) MCP
6 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (10.87%) HNC
7 10 (10.87%) MCSE
7 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (5.43%) Degree
9 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
9 3 (3.26%) ISEB
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.17%) CCNA
10 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.09%) PMP
11 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) BS15000
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) GPFS
5 1 (1.09%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) OVSD
2 10 (10.87%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) VMware
3 7 (7.61%) HP
4 6 (6.52%) Lumension
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle
5 5 (5.43%) SAP
5 5 (5.43%) McAfee
5 5 (5.43%) Sophos
5 5 (5.43%) Intel
6 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.17%) NetApp
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco
7 2 (2.17%) Google
7 2 (2.17%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.09%) Remedy
8 1 (1.09%) Cognizant
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £290 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago