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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 53 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.79% 1.34% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.08% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
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£388 £550 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £209 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £610 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
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
406 385 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.04% 64.60% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 238 125
Average daily rate £425 £371 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 46
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.90 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 - 3 £340 -
Colchester 0 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £338 -
Basildon - - - -
Harlow - - - - 2
Loughton - - - - 1
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) NHS
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) Local Government
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.29%) Information Governance
7 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 4 (14.29%) MS Office
7 4 (14.29%) SLA
7 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.71%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.71%) SCCM
8 3 (10.71%) Lagan
8 3 (10.71%) Information Management
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Trainer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) NHS
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) Information Management
7 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) ITSM
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Lagan
4 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Websense
4 1 (3.57%) VMware