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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 106 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 60 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 1.81% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.15% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 85
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £221 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £695 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
3005 3947 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.51% 84.18% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3148 3491
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 57 (55.88%) Finance
2 33 (32.35%) ITIL
3 25 (24.51%) Unix
4 24 (23.53%) Linux
5 22 (21.57%) Python
5 22 (21.57%) Ruby
6 21 (20.59%) Project Management
6 21 (20.59%) Puppet
6 21 (20.59%) OCFS2
6 21 (20.59%) GlusterFS
6 21 (20.59%) GFS2
7 20 (19.61%) Hedge funds
7 20 (19.61%) Financial Institution
7 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.65%) Change Management
8 18 (17.65%) High Availability
8 18 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 17 (16.67%) CFEngine
9 17 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 17 (16.67%) SELinux
9 17 (16.67%) Patch Management
9 17 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
9 17 (16.67%) Windows
9 17 (16.67%) Clustering
10 16 (15.69%) Service Management
11 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
12 13 (12.75%) Windows Server
13 12 (11.76%) Banking
14 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (9.80%) VMware

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 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Drupal
3 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Documaker
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) HFM
1 1 (0.98%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.98%) Minerva
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.96%) Taleo
4 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) Boomi
4 1 (0.98%) Force.com
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) DNS
2 4 (3.92%) DHCP
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
2 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.94%) BGP
3 3 (2.94%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.94%) Firewall
3 3 (2.94%) HSRP
3 3 (2.94%) IPsec
3 3 (2.94%) Multicast
3 3 (2.94%) OSPF
3 3 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (2.94%) VRRP
4 2 (1.96%) DMZ
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.96%) GIS
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.98%) Power BI
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) JIRA
1 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (55.88%) Finance
2 20 (19.61%) Financial Institution
3 12 (11.76%) Banking
4 7 (6.86%) Legal
5 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Front Office
6 3 (2.94%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 17 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 17 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (15.69%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.86%) Architect
4 7 (6.86%) Service Manager
5 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Incident Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (3.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Problem Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (2.94%) Data Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) HTML5
3 1 (0.98%) J2EE
3 1 (0.98%) jQuery
3 1 (0.98%) JSON
3 1 (0.98%) LINQ
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) RESTful
3 1 (0.98%) SignalR
3 1 (0.98%) SOAP
3 1 (0.98%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Hedge funds
2 17 (16.67%) Clustering
3 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.90%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.90%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.92%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.94%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.96%) Fintech
8 2 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.98%) CMDB
9 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.98%) NHS
9 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Unix
2 24 (23.53%) Linux
3 17 (16.67%) Windows
4 13 (12.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) ITIL
2 21 (20.59%) Project Management
3 18 (17.65%) Change Management
3 18 (17.65%) High Availability
4 17 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 17 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 16 (15.69%) Service Management
6 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 9 (8.82%) Service Design
9 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.86%) Data Management
10 6 (5.88%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.90%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.90%) Information Management
11 5 (4.90%) Information Security
11 5 (4.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) Python
1 22 (21.57%) Ruby
2 18 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.82%) SQL
4 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.94%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) C#
6 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.98%) PHP
6 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.90%) CISSP
3 3 (2.94%) CCIE
3 3 (2.94%) CISM
3 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.98%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.98%) MBCS
5 1 (0.98%) MCP
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) GFS2
1 21 (20.59%) GlusterFS
1 21 (20.59%) OCFS2
2 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.90%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.96%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.96%) XenApp
7 1 (0.98%) NFS
7 1 (0.98%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (20.59%) Puppet
2 17 (16.67%) CFEngine
2 17 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 17 (16.67%) SELinux
3 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.96%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Cisco
2 10 (9.80%) VMware
3 7 (6.86%) Citrix
3 7 (6.86%) HP
4 5 (4.90%) Juniper
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle
5 4 (3.92%) 3PAR
5 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.94%) Aruba
6 3 (2.94%) EMC
6 3 (2.94%) F5
6 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.94%) Varonis
7 2 (1.96%) CommVault
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Civica
8 1 (0.98%) OpenText
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