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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 50 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 91 65 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.31% 2.27% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.13% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 35 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.43 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
2087 2076 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.95% 72.64% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1178 850
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 146 131
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.90 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 35 £450 +38.46% 7
Bedfordshire +16 19 £350 -6.66% 9
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £413 -8.33% 6
Essex -14 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Suffolk - 8 £400 - 3
Norfolk -4 1 £105 -60.37%
Service Delivery
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 117 (68.02%) ITIL
2 59 (34.30%) Windows
3 40 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 33 (19.19%) Citrix
5 30 (17.44%) Service Management
6 28 (16.28%) Project Management
6 28 (16.28%) MS Office
6 28 (16.28%) Incident Management
7 26 (15.12%) SLA
8 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
8 25 (14.53%) Active Directory
9 22 (12.79%) VMware
9 22 (12.79%) Oracle
10 21 (12.21%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (12.21%) UNIX
10 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
11 20 (11.63%) Symantec
11 20 (11.63%) McAfee
11 20 (11.63%) Finance
11 20 (11.63%) Management Information System
12 19 (11.05%) Change Management
12 19 (11.05%) Cisco
13 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
14 16 (9.30%) PRINCE2
14 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
14 16 (9.30%) Windows 7
15 15 (8.72%) MCP
15 15 (8.72%) SQL
15 15 (8.72%) Adobe
15 15 (8.72%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.98%) IBM Notes
2 10 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.33%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.74%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (16.28%) MS Office
2 10 (5.81%) SOLIDWORKS
3 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.16%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.33%) Maximo
2 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.49%) SaaS
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.74%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.14%) Firewall
2 13 (7.56%) LAN
3 10 (5.81%) WAN
3 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.07%) VPN
5 6 (3.49%) SAN
5 6 (3.49%) MPLS
6 4 (2.33%) Wireless
6 4 (2.33%) DNS
6 4 (2.33%) DHCP
6 4 (2.33%) FTP
7 3 (1.74%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.16%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.16%) IGRP
8 2 (1.16%) BGP
8 2 (1.16%) OSPF
8 2 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) Big Data
3 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.33%) DTS
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.58%) QlikView
6 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 20 (11.63%) Finance
2 6 (3.49%) Retail
2 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.33%) Publishing
4 3 (1.74%) Local Government
5 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.00%) Analyst
2 32 (18.60%) Service Manager
3 23 (13.37%) Service Analyst
3 23 (13.37%) Delivery Manager
4 22 (12.79%) Services Delivery Manager
5 18 (10.47%) Architect
5 18 (10.47%) Support Analyst
6 15 (8.72%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.14%) Project Manager
8 13 (7.56%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 10 (5.81%) Support Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Technical Manager
12 8 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
12 8 (4.65%) Consultant
13 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
14 6 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (3.49%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) .NET
2 7 (4.07%) Web Services
3 5 (2.91%) XML
4 4 (2.33%) REST
5 3 (1.74%) Middleware
5 3 (1.74%) HTML
5 3 (1.74%) SOAP
6 2 (1.16%) JSP
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) Ajax
6 2 (1.16%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.58%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.58%) CSS3
7 1 (0.58%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.58%) HTML5
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.58%) Django
7 1 (0.58%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.65%) CMDB
3 8 (4.65%) PKI
3 8 (4.65%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.91%) Statistics
5 5 (2.91%) NHS
5 5 (2.91%) GIS
6 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.74%) iPad
7 3 (1.74%) iPhone
8 2 (1.16%) Clustering
8 2 (1.16%) PMI
8 2 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.58%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.30%) Windows
2 21 (12.21%) UNIX
3 16 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 13 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.23%) Linux
7 6 (3.49%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.16%) Android
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (68.02%) ITIL
2 30 (17.44%) Service Management
3 28 (16.28%) Project Management
3 28 (16.28%) Incident Management
4 19 (11.05%) Change Management
5 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.72%) Information Security
8 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.40%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.40%) Migration
11 10 (5.81%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.23%) Change Control
12 9 (5.23%) Data Protection
13 8 (4.65%) ITSM
13 8 (4.65%) ETL
13 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (4.65%) Coaching
14 7 (4.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.72%) SQL
2 4 (2.33%) Java
3 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.16%) VBA
4 2 (1.16%) VBScript
4 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.16%) C
4 2 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) Scala
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VB
5 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (12.21%) ITIL Certification
1 21 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.72%) MCP
4 9 (5.23%) Degree
5 7 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.91%) CCNA
6 5 (2.91%) MCSE
6 5 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.16%) CCIE
9 2 (1.16%) CCNP
9 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) COBIT
4 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (14.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.65%) UAG
4 7 (4.07%) XenApp
5 6 (3.49%) vSphere
6 4 (2.33%) XenServer
6 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.74%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.74%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) SCCM
2 6 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.58%) SCSM
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (19.19%) Citrix
3 22 (12.79%) VMware
3 22 (12.79%) Oracle
4 20 (11.63%) Symantec
4 20 (11.63%) McAfee
5 19 (11.05%) Cisco
6 15 (8.72%) Adobe
7 12 (6.98%) Lotus
8 11 (6.40%) HP
9 10 (5.81%) PTC
9 10 (5.81%) Autodesk
10 8 (4.65%) SAP
11 6 (3.49%) Remedy
12 5 (2.91%) Trend Micro
13 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.74%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.74%) Vertica
14 3 (1.74%) Infobright
14 3 (1.74%) Google
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