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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 38 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.75% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -17.66%
Service Delivery
Cambridgeshire

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
298 290 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 74.50% 76.92% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 181 105
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.46 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) NHS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.25%) SABSA
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) COBIT
7 1 (6.25%) Qualys

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) SABSA
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) MODAF
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Kaseya
4 1 (6.25%) F5