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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 41 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 27 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.21% 4.16% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 5.41% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 27
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.70% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.29 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-17.15% +23.21%
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
699 925 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.21% 76.96% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 451 563
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 59
Median hourly rate £35.25 £16.39 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.07% +9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 24 £450 +9.75% 3
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 37 (58.73%) ITIL
2 36 (57.14%) Service Management
3 22 (34.92%) SLA
3 22 (34.92%) Finance
4 21 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
5 19 (30.16%) Service Design
6 18 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (23.81%) Project Management
8 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
11 8 (12.70%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (11.11%) ITSM
12 7 (11.11%) MS Office
12 7 (11.11%) Coaching
13 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.52%) Change Management
13 6 (9.52%) Matrix Management
14 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
14 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (7.94%) Statistical Analysis
14 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
14 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
14 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
14 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
15 4 (6.35%) Presales
15 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
15 4 (6.35%) Transition Management

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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) 2G
2 2 (3.17%) 3G
2 2 (3.17%) ATM
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) LTE
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) Skype
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.59%) DataStax
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) HBase
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) German Language
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Service Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.59%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) ITIL
2 36 (57.14%) Service Management
3 19 (30.16%) Service Design
4 15 (23.81%) Project Management
5 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.70%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (11.11%) Coaching
8 7 (11.11%) ITSM
9 6 (9.52%) Change Management
9 6 (9.52%) Matrix Management
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.94%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
11 4 (6.35%) Logistics
11 4 (6.35%) Presales
11 4 (6.35%) Transition Management
12 3 (4.76%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) ABAP
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) Ruby
2 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) GSAE
6 1 (1.59%) HNC
6 1 (1.59%) HND
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) MCSA
6 1 (1.59%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Firmware
1 3 (4.76%) vSphere
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) HDFS
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) HP
3 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) Dell
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) SAP