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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 39 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 44 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.78% 2.94% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 3.92% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £278 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% +73.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £183 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +5.18%
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
868 790 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.51% 74.95% 70.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 407 347
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 55
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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 +19 40 £343 +28.03% 9
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 5
Marlow - - - - 1
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (41.25%) ITIL
2 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 24 (30.00%) Finance
5 22 (27.50%) Project Management
6 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
7 13 (16.25%) Retail
8 12 (15.00%) MS Project
8 12 (15.00%) HP
9 11 (13.75%) SLA
9 11 (13.75%) Banking
10 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.50%) Service Management
10 10 (12.50%) Change Management
10 10 (12.50%) People Management
11 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
11 9 (11.25%) SQL
11 9 (11.25%) Windows
11 9 (11.25%) HND
12 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (8.75%) Oracle
13 7 (8.75%) HNC
14 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
14 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.50%) Degree
15 5 (6.25%) QA
15 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (6.25%) HP UCMDB

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Project
2 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.75%) MS Office
5 2 (2.50%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
1 2 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (3.75%) SAN
2 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) DVB
3 2 (2.50%) Telnet
3 2 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) VoIP
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) NAS
4 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) OLTP
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Retail
3 11 (13.75%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Automotive
5 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Service Manager
2 19 (23.75%) Project Manager
2 19 (23.75%) Delivery Manager
3 17 (21.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 15 (18.75%) Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Transition Manager
5 4 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.50%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Web Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Incident Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) CMDB
2 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) EPoS
2 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) Project Management
3 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.50%) Service Management
4 10 (12.50%) Change Management
4 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.50%) People Management
5 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.25%) CRM
6 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) HND
3 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (8.75%) HNC
6 6 (7.50%) Degree
7 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.00%) ISEB
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.50%) MCP
8 2 (2.50%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.00%) OVSD
2 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) HP
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) Google
6 2 (2.50%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.25%) hybris
7 1 (1.25%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) Endeca
7 1 (1.25%) Intel
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