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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 42 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 38 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.11% 2.74% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 3.42% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 30
Median daily rate £407 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +1.69%
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
754 993 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.51% 80.02% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 576 596
Median daily rate £415 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 41
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £27.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +23 33 £406 -4.57% 2
High Wycombe +8 1 - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (65.15%) ITIL
2 38 (57.58%) Finance
3 28 (42.42%) Service Management
4 24 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
6 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 19 (28.79%) Service Design
8 16 (24.24%) SLA
9 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 10 (15.15%) Project Management
11 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.64%) CRM
11 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
12 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.09%) Change Management
14 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (7.58%) Retail
14 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.58%) Coaching
14 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.58%) Matrix Management
14 5 (7.58%) Network Security
15 4 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (6.06%) Firewall
15 4 (6.06%) ITSM
15 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
15 4 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (6.06%) TOGAF

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 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Network Security
2 4 (6.06%) ATM
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) WEP
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) German Language
3 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 20 (30.30%) Services Delivery Manager
3 18 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (22.73%) Architect
5 11 (16.67%) Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Service Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Service Architect
8 7 (10.61%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL Service Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Problem Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Check Point Support
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL Problem Manager
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Security Support Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) J2EE
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
1 2 (3.03%) Servlets
1 2 (3.03%) SOAP
1 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.52%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) ITIL
2 28 (42.42%) Service Management
3 19 (28.79%) Service Design
4 10 (15.15%) Project Management
5 9 (13.64%) CRM
5 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Coaching
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) Matrix Management
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) ITSM
9 4 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.55%) Benchmarking
10 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.55%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) ABAP
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
3 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 4 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.52%) CCSE
8 1 (1.52%) GSAE
8 1 (1.52%) HNC
8 1 (1.52%) HND
8 1 (1.52%) ISEB
8 1 (1.52%) MCSE
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Axway
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) Remedy
4 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) SAP