The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 16 April 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 80 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 71 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 1.47% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.15% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 33
Average daily rate £325 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £265 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.49 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2324 1582 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.15% 68.60% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 870 1066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 120 198
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 35 £275 -38.88% 12
Essex -17 13 £248 -29.28% 7
Cambridgeshire -5 12 £450 +20.00% 3
Bedfordshire -14 8 £388 -7.73% 8
Norfolk - 2 £325 -
Suffolk - - - -
Service Delivery
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (31.63%) ITIL
1 31 (31.63%) SLA
2 29 (29.59%) Windows
3 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.37%) UNIX
4 18 (18.37%) Finance
4 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
5 17 (17.35%) Retail
6 16 (16.33%) Oracle
7 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
7 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
8 14 (14.29%) Project Management
8 14 (14.29%) HP
8 14 (14.29%) Citrix
9 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (12.24%) CMS
10 11 (11.22%) Linux
11 10 (10.20%) SQL
11 10 (10.20%) IIS
11 10 (10.20%) MS Office
12 9 (9.18%) Service Management
12 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
12 9 (9.18%) Cisco
12 9 (9.18%) HTTP
13 8 (8.16%) DHCP
13 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.16%) DNS
13 8 (8.16%) Sun

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (12.24%) CMS
2 10 (10.20%) IIS
3 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.12%) MQSeries
5 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (6.12%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.06%) Apache
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.04%) Lync
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Office
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) assyst
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) HTTP
2 8 (8.16%) DHCP
2 8 (8.16%) DNS
3 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 3 (3.06%) Internet
5 3 (3.06%) Firewall
5 3 (3.06%) WAN
6 1 (1.02%) NAS
6 1 (1.02%) Multicast
6 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.02%) MPLS
6 1 (1.02%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.12%) DB2
4 5 (5.10%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Toad
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 17 (17.35%) Retail
3 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.10%) Legal
5 4 (4.08%) Military
6 3 (3.06%) Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.06%) Automotive
6 3 (3.06%) Back Office
7 2 (2.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 16 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.20%) Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Service Manager
7 9 (9.18%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (9.18%) Programme Manager
8 8 (8.16%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Delivery Project Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Services Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) J2EE
2 3 (3.06%) Flash
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.06%) iPhone
3 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) CMDB
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) UNIX
3 11 (11.22%) Linux
4 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.12%) AIX
6 6 (6.12%) SUSE
7 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.06%) Android
8 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.04%) Solaris
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (9.18%) Service Management
3 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
4 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.16%) Web Development
4 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
5 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.10%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.10%) Migration
7 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.10%) ETL
8 4 (4.08%) SOA
8 4 (4.08%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.06%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) Java
3 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.02%) JCL
5 1 (1.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) MCP
3 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) MCITP
5 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.02%) MCSA
5 1 (1.02%) PMP
5 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.63%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) GxP
3 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) XenApp
4 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Oracle
3 14 (14.29%) HP
3 14 (14.29%) Citrix
4 9 (9.18%) Cisco
5 8 (8.16%) Sun
6 7 (7.14%) McAfee
6 7 (7.14%) Symantec
6 7 (7.14%) Lotus
6 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.14%) IBM
6 7 (7.14%) Adobe
7 6 (6.12%) Dell
7 6 (6.12%) SAP
8 4 (4.08%) Remedy
9 3 (3.06%) Altiris
9 3 (3.06%) VMware
9 3 (3.06%) Apple
10 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.02%) SonicWALL
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