The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Colchester 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 17 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 8.97% - 18.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% - 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 74.36% 68.89% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 40
Average daily rate £388 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
Essex

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Zeacom
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (10.00%) FirePass
6 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (10.00%) FirePass
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Altiris
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Zeacom
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco