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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 54 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 37 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.70% 3.60% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 4.85% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 18
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£402 £330 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% +21.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £448 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
1080 886 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.72% 74.20% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 514 431
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Milton Keynes -16 28 £406 +24.92% 3
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (57.97%) ITIL
2 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
2 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
3 24 (34.78%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) SLA
5 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 17 (24.64%) Service Management
6 14 (20.29%) Project Management
7 12 (17.39%) HP
7 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 11 (15.94%) Cisco
8 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
8 11 (15.94%) Change Management
8 11 (15.94%) VMware
9 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
10 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (11.59%) Citrix
11 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
12 7 (10.14%) NetApp
12 7 (10.14%) Oracle
12 7 (10.14%) Windows
13 6 (8.70%) MS Project
13 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (8.70%) CRM
13 6 (8.70%) ERP
13 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
13 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
13 6 (8.70%) Intel
13 6 (8.70%) OLTP

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Project
1 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) VoIP
2 3 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.90%) Wireless
3 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) 802.11
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (8.70%) OLTP
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Service Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Services Delivery Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.25%) Applications Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Support Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Applications Support Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Team Leader
4 5 (7.25%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Services Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) CMDB
6 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.90%) HACMP
7 1 (1.45%) APACS
7 1 (1.45%) CCTV
7 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) UNIX
2 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.90%) AIX
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) Service Management
3 14 (20.29%) Project Management
4 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.94%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.70%) CRM
6 6 (8.70%) ERP
7 5 (7.25%) Requirements Management
7 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.25%) Information Assurance
7 5 (7.25%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.25%) People Management
8 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.80%) Network Management
8 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 2 (2.90%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
1 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCNP
6 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) APMP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) CCDP
8 1 (1.45%) HNC
8 1 (1.45%) HND
8 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) HP
3 11 (15.94%) Cisco
3 11 (15.94%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Citrix
5 7 (10.14%) NetApp
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle
6 6 (8.70%) Intel
6 6 (8.70%) NetScout
7 5 (7.25%) BMC
8 3 (4.35%) F5
9 2 (2.90%) IronPort
9 2 (2.90%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.45%) Twitter
10 1 (1.45%) BancTec
10 1 (1.45%) OpenText
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