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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 47 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 27 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 3.89% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 4.95% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 13
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 24 £410 +5.80% 4
Marlow - 1 - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (52.87%) ITIL
2 42 (48.28%) Service Management
2 42 (48.28%) Finance
3 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
4 24 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 19 (21.84%) Risk Management
6 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
8 14 (16.09%) People Management
9 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (14.94%) Change Management
9 13 (14.94%) SLA
9 13 (14.94%) Project Management
10 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (11.49%) Coaching
11 10 (11.49%) Windows
11 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
11 10 (11.49%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (10.34%) VMware
12 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.34%) SQL
12 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
12 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (9.20%) Requirements Management
13 8 (9.20%) ITIL V3
13 8 (9.20%) Oracle
13 8 (9.20%) CRM
14 7 (8.05%) Unix

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
2 6 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) ATM
2 2 (2.30%) LAN
2 2 (2.30%) WEP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.15%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
3 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.15%) VoIP
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (8.05%) OLTP
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) DB2
4 2 (2.30%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 42 (48.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Spanish Language
4 5 (5.75%) Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (49.43%) Service Manager
2 33 (37.93%) Services Delivery Manager
3 32 (36.78%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (12.64%) ITIL Manager
5 9 (10.34%) Architect
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL Service Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Service Support Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) J2EE
1 1 (1.15%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.15%) Servlets
1 1 (1.15%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.75%) Clustering
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) HACMP
4 4 (4.60%) PMI
5 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.15%) IVR
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) AIX
4 5 (5.75%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) ITIL
2 42 (48.28%) Service Management
3 19 (21.84%) Risk Management
4 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (16.09%) People Management
6 13 (14.94%) Change Management
6 13 (14.94%) Project Management
7 10 (11.49%) Coaching
7 10 (11.49%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (9.20%) CRM
8 8 (9.20%) ITIL V3
8 8 (9.20%) Requirements Management
9 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.75%) Migration
12 4 (4.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) Java
3 3 (3.45%) COBOL
4 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.30%) JCL
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) ABAP
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
7 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CCNA
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) CCSE
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) GPFS
3 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.15%) UAG
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle
4 7 (8.05%) Intel
5 5 (5.75%) NetApp
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya
8 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) F5
8 1 (1.15%) Kronos
8 1 (1.15%) SAP