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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 121 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 46 60 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.74% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.07% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 88
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £244 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £135.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.29 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +28.57%
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
2769 2898 4643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.99% 84.07% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2193 2324 3635
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 53 (50.48%) Finance
2 28 (26.67%) ITIL
3 23 (21.90%) Linux
4 22 (20.95%) Unix
5 20 (19.05%) Financial Institution
6 19 (18.10%) Python
6 19 (18.10%) Ruby
6 19 (18.10%) Hedge funds
7 18 (17.14%) Puppet
7 18 (17.14%) OCFS2
7 18 (17.14%) GlusterFS
7 18 (17.14%) GFS2
7 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (17.14%) Windows
7 18 (17.14%) Project Management
8 17 (16.19%) Banking
8 17 (16.19%) High Availability
9 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
10 15 (14.29%) Change Management
11 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 14 (13.33%) Clustering
11 14 (13.33%) CFEngine
11 14 (13.33%) SELinux
11 14 (13.33%) Patch Management
11 14 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
12 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
13 11 (10.48%) Workflow
14 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
14 10 (9.52%) Service Management

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 4 (3.81%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.95%) Drupal
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.95%) SAS
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) HFM
1 1 (0.95%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.95%) Minerva
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Taleo
4 1 (0.95%) Boomi
4 1 (0.95%) Force.com
4 1 (0.95%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) DNS
2 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.81%) DHCP
3 4 (3.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (3.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (3.81%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) OSPF
3 4 (3.81%) SAN
4 3 (2.86%) BGP
4 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (2.86%) HSRP
4 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 3 (2.86%) IPsec
4 3 (2.86%) Multicast
4 3 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (2.86%) SSL
4 3 (2.86%) VRRP
5 2 (1.90%) DMZ
5 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) GIS
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Subversion
2 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.90%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (50.48%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 17 (16.19%) Banking
4 8 (7.62%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.67%) Back Office
6 5 (4.76%) Legal
7 3 (2.86%) Front Office
7 3 (2.86%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.90%) Law
8 2 (1.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Service Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (3.81%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Storage Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) Web Services
3 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.86%) HTML
3 3 (2.86%) jQuery
3 3 (2.86%) RESTful
3 3 (2.86%) SignalR
4 2 (1.90%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.95%) HTML5
5 1 (0.95%) JSON
5 1 (0.95%) LINQ
5 1 (0.95%) Middleware
5 1 (0.95%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
5 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Hedge funds
2 14 (13.33%) Clustering
3 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.76%) Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.86%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.95%) CMDB
8 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Linux
2 22 (20.95%) Unix
3 18 (17.14%) Windows
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) Project Management
3 17 (16.19%) High Availability
4 15 (14.29%) Change Management
5 14 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 11 (10.48%) Workflow
7 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.52%) Service Management
7 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.57%) Scrum
8 9 (8.57%) Use Case
9 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.67%) Service Design
9 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.76%) AOP
11 5 (4.76%) Data Management
11 5 (4.76%) Release Management
11 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) Python
1 19 (18.10%) Ruby
2 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.57%) SQL
4 6 (5.71%) C#
5 4 (3.81%) Java
5 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.81%) CISSP
4 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) CCIE
5 3 (2.86%) CISM
6 2 (1.90%) CCNA
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.95%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.95%) GAAP
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) GFS2
1 18 (17.14%) GlusterFS
1 18 (17.14%) OCFS2
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.90%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.90%) NFS
5 2 (1.90%) Samba
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.90%) XenApp
6 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) Puppet
2 14 (13.33%) CFEngine
2 14 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 14 (13.33%) SELinux
3 2 (1.90%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Cisco
2 9 (8.57%) VMware
3 6 (5.71%) HP
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle
4 5 (4.76%) SmartStream
5 4 (3.81%) 3PAR
5 4 (3.81%) F5
5 4 (3.81%) Juniper
5 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.86%) Aruba
6 3 (2.86%) Citrix
6 3 (2.86%) EMC
6 3 (2.86%) OpenText
6 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.86%) Pega
6 3 (2.86%) RedDot
6 3 (2.86%) Varonis
7 2 (1.90%) CommVault
7 2 (1.90%) SAP
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