The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 115 114 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 46 88 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.62% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.02% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 100
Median daily rate £461 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £603 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+41.53% +30.00%
Service Delivery
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2831 4363 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.99% 80.31% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2321 3423 3596
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 26 (26.53%) ITIL
4 24 (24.49%) Project Management
5 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.33%) SLA
6 16 (16.33%) Oracle
6 16 (16.33%) Banking
7 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.31%) Service Management
7 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
8 14 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 14 (14.29%) SQL
9 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
9 13 (13.27%) Linux
9 13 (13.27%) Degree
10 12 (12.24%) Change Management
10 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
11 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
11 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
12 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.20%) Financial Institution
13 9 (9.18%) Unix
13 9 (9.18%) Risk Management
13 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
13 9 (9.18%) Hedge funds
13 9 (9.18%) DV Cleared

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Zimbra
4 2 (2.04%) JBoss
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) Documentum
5 1 (1.02%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Misys Opics
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.02%) Documaker
2 1 (1.02%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.02%) Maximo
2 1 (1.02%) Minerva
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.02%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) GitHub
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Firewall
1 6 (6.12%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.04%) DNS
4 2 (2.04%) LDAP
4 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) DHCP
5 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.02%) HTTP
5 1 (1.02%) MPLS
5 1 (1.02%) SSH
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) DB2
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) GIS
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) GitLab
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Maven
1 2 (2.04%) ProC
1 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.02%) Gradle
2 1 (1.02%) JBehave
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.14%) Legal
4 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.08%) Advertising
6 4 (4.08%) Law
7 3 (3.06%) Back Office
7 3 (3.06%) Front Office
8 2 (2.04%) French Language
8 2 (2.04%) Marketing
9 1 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (12.24%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.20%) Analyst
2 10 (10.20%) Service Manager
3 9 (9.18%) Consultant
3 9 (9.18%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.10%) Architect
5 5 (5.10%) Incident Manager
5 5 (5.10%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Siebel Tester
6 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Technical Manager
6 4 (4.08%) Tester
7 3 (3.06%) DBA
7 3 (3.06%) Incident and Problem Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Middleware
2 4 (4.08%) Web Services
3 3 (3.06%) REST
4 2 (2.04%) .NET
4 2 (2.04%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.02%) JRules
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) Leaflet
5 1 (1.02%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.02%) OpenLayers
5 1 (1.02%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.02%) SAML
5 1 (1.02%) SOAP
5 1 (1.02%) WCF
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.18%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.06%) CMDB
4 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.04%) Fintech
5 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.02%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Online Games
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Psychology
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.61%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.27%) Linux
4 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.18%) Unix
5 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.14%) Solaris
6 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.10%) CentOS
8 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.04%) VMS
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) ITIL
2 24 (24.49%) Project Management
3 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.31%) Service Management
4 14 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.24%) Change Management
6 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.18%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.14%) ITSM
8 7 (7.14%) Line Management
8 7 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.14%) Service Design
8 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.12%) Migration
9 6 (6.12%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.12%) Workflow
10 5 (5.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) Python
3 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.08%) Perl
4 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.06%) Java
5 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) C
6 2 (2.04%) Groovy
6 2 (2.04%) Ruby
6 2 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) Korn
7 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.08%) CCNA
4 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.06%) MCSE
5 3 (3.06%) MCTS
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) CCENT
7 1 (1.02%) CISM
7 1 (1.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) QA
3 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.02%) COBIT
5 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) Docker
3 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.04%) GFS2
4 2 (2.04%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.04%) OCFS2
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) SCOM
2 5 (5.10%) Puppet
3 3 (3.06%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.06%) SCCM
3 3 (3.06%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.04%) SELinux
5 1 (1.02%) Control-M
5 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Oracle
3 7 (7.14%) Veritas
3 7 (7.14%) VMware
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco
4 6 (6.12%) Citrix
5 4 (4.08%) Adobe
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) Remedy
5 4 (4.08%) Siebel
6 3 (3.06%) Dell
6 3 (3.06%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Kaspersky
6 3 (3.06%) SAP
7 2 (2.04%) Informatica
7 2 (2.04%) Juniper
7 2 (2.04%) Misys
7 2 (2.04%) OpenLink
7 2 (2.04%) Sun
7 2 (2.04%) Trayport
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