The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 93 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 38 80 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 2.53% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.25% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 49
Median daily rate £253 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £23.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £30.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+34.37% +10.34%
Service Delivery
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2026 2461 2456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.42% 77.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1482 1453
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 171 152
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £49.25 £42.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -10 11 £263 -4.54% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £300 -27.27% 3
Norfolk +3 7 £363 -27.50%
Suffolk +9 6 £253 -32.66%
Bedfordshire -16 4 £175 -46.15% 8
Essex +2 3 £200 -54.80% 5
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 46 (39.66%) ITIL
2 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 33 (28.45%) Windows
4 22 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (17.24%) Service Management
5 20 (17.24%) Management Information System
5 20 (17.24%) Finance
6 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
6 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
8 15 (12.93%) VMware
8 15 (12.93%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
9 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
11 12 (10.34%) Project Management
11 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (9.48%) NHS
12 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
13 10 (8.62%) SaaS
13 10 (8.62%) PaaS
13 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
13 10 (8.62%) IaaS
14 9 (7.76%) Information Governance
14 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (7.76%) Citrix
14 9 (7.76%) Unix
14 9 (7.76%) IIS
14 9 (7.76%) SQL

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.76%) IIS
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Office
2 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) IaaS
1 10 (8.62%) PaaS
1 10 (8.62%) SaaS
2 7 (6.03%) OneDrive
3 6 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
1 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) VPN
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.86%) FTP
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) VLAN
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) Big Data
2 3 (2.59%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) DB2
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) OLAP
3 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) PVCS
1 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.86%) TestPartner
General
1 20 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Local Government
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (14.66%) Analyst
2 13 (11.21%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Desktop Support
4 11 (9.48%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 11 (9.48%) Team Leader
5 10 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Service Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Applications Support
8 7 (6.03%) IT Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) .NET
1 7 (6.03%) Classic ASP
2 6 (5.17%) WCF
3 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.48%) NHS
4 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.59%) Biology
5 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) iPad
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.76%) Unix
4 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.90%) Linux
6 4 (3.45%) Android
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (39.66%) ITIL
2 22 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (17.24%) Service Management
4 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.34%) Project Management
7 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.76%) Information Governance
9 8 (6.90%) Change Management
9 8 (6.90%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
10 7 (6.03%) Information Management
10 7 (6.03%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.17%) ITIL V3
11 6 (5.17%) Performance Management
11 6 (5.17%) Prototyping
12 5 (4.31%) Line Management
12 5 (4.31%) Release Management
12 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.59%) C
2 3 (2.59%) C++
2 3 (2.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) MCP
4 8 (6.90%) MCSE
5 6 (5.17%) Degree
6 5 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.59%) CISM
7 3 (2.59%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.72%) CCNA
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) OpenView
3 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.86%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) VMware
3 9 (7.76%) Citrix
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (2.59%) NetApp
6 3 (2.59%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) HP
7 2 (1.72%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.86%) Adobe
8 1 (0.86%) Apple
8 1 (0.86%) Civica
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.86%) Lotus
8 1 (0.86%) Symantec
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