The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 59 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 0.84% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.42% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.49 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 351 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 74.02% 58.70% 66.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 177 269
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -12 10 £450 +20.00% 2
Cambridge - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) IBM Notes
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) MCP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) Adobe
5 7 (41.18%) McAfee
5 7 (41.18%) Lotus
5 7 (41.18%) Symantec
5 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) J2EE
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) GxP
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.76%) Back Office
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) SLA

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (41.18%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) IPv6
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Support Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (41.18%) Service Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Programme Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) DNA
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GxP
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Adobe
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Lotus
3 7 (41.18%) Symantec
3 7 (41.18%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) OPNET