The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 33 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.54% 1.11% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.64% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£180 - £515
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
Service Delivery
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 183 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.54% 67.53% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 96 144
Average daily rate £375 £407 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cambridge region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cambridge region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Service Delivery
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Release Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle