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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
London / City of London
Rank 119 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 34 49 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.56% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.80% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 78
Median daily rate £453 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £273 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £637 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.16
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +41.82%

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
2494 2719 4248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.57% 86.62% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1981 2157 3315
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 £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) ITIL
3 18 (21.43%) Windows
3 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.67%) Banking
5 13 (15.48%) Project Management
5 13 (15.48%) Change Management
5 13 (15.48%) Linux
6 12 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 11 (13.10%) High Availability
7 11 (13.10%) Service Management
8 10 (11.90%) Workflow
8 10 (11.90%) Hedge funds
9 9 (10.71%) Scrum
9 9 (10.71%) Unix
9 9 (10.71%) .NET
9 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.71%) DNS
9 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 8 (9.52%) QA
10 8 (9.52%) Use Case
10 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
10 8 (9.52%) Cisco
10 8 (9.52%) C#
10 8 (9.52%) VMware
10 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
11 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
11 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder 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 (4.76%) CMS
1 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (4.76%) Firewall
3 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 4 (4.76%) Internet
3 4 (4.76%) OSPF
3 4 (4.76%) SAN
4 3 (3.57%) BGP
4 3 (3.57%) DHCP
4 3 (3.57%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.57%) HSRP
4 3 (3.57%) IPsec
4 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 3 (3.57%) Multicast
4 3 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 3 (3.57%) VRRP
4 3 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Subversion
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.38%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 12 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.33%) Back Office
6 5 (5.95%) Law
7 4 (4.76%) Legal
8 3 (3.57%) Front Office
9 2 (2.38%) Marketing
9 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.19%) Publishing
10 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Service Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.95%) RESTful
2 5 (5.95%) SignalR
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 4 (4.76%) HTML
3 4 (4.76%) jQuery
4 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) HTML5
5 2 (2.38%) LINQ
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Hedge funds
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.95%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) Derivative
3 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.95%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) CentOS
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) ITIL
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Change Management
3 13 (15.48%) Project Management
4 11 (13.10%) High Availability
4 11 (13.10%) Service Management
5 10 (11.90%) Workflow
6 9 (10.71%) Scrum
7 8 (9.52%) Use Case
8 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.14%) CRM
9 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.14%) ITSM
9 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.95%) AOP
10 5 (5.95%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 8 (9.52%) C#
2 6 (7.14%) Python
3 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.95%) Ruby
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.57%) CCIE
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.38%) ISEB
6 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.19%) APMP
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.19%) MCSE
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 7 (8.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) MiFID
4 1 (1.19%) GAAP
4 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) GFS2
3 5 (5.95%) GlusterFS
3 5 (5.95%) OCFS2
4 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.38%) NFS
5 2 (2.38%) Samba
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) CFEngine
2 5 (5.95%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) SELinux
3 3 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Cisco
1 8 (9.52%) VMware
2 7 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) SmartStream
5 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.76%) F5
5 4 (4.76%) OpenText
5 4 (4.76%) RedDot
6 3 (3.57%) Arista
6 3 (3.57%) Aruba
6 3 (3.57%) EMC
6 3 (3.57%) Juniper
6 3 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.57%) Pega
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.38%) CommVault
7 2 (2.38%) Teradata
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