The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 51 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 9 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.84% 2.63% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 3.96% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
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£400 £650 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £202 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £665 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +5.18%
Service Delivery
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
392 328 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.33% 66.40% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 176 143
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £33.49 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Chelmsford 0 1 £425 -34.61% 1
Colchester - 1 - - 3
Brentwood - 1 £175 - 3
Basildon - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) NHS
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) SLA
5 9 (25.00%) Local Government
5 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (25.00%) Degree
5 9 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
6 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.89%) ITSM
8 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
8 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
9 4 (11.11%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
10 3 (8.33%) MS Office
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle
10 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.33%) CRM
10 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco
10 3 (8.33%) Citrix

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) FirePass
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Local Government
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Services Delivery Manager
1 10 (27.78%) Service Manager
1 10 (27.78%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) NHS
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) ITSM
4 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.56%) Demand Management
6 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) VB
1 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) Lagan
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Websense
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Altiris
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Zeacom
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