The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Essex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 30 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 24 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.79% 3.88% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 5.64% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 14
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £307 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
373 319 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.45% 68.75% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 154 153
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £215 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
East of England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 7 £400 +14.28%
Colchester - 7 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (73.68%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) SLA
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) NHS
5 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 9 (23.68%) Local Government
6 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
8 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (18.42%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) ITSM
10 5 (13.16%) Legal
10 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 5 (13.16%) Matrix Management
10 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
10 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
10 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.53%) CRM
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle
12 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
12 3 (7.89%) MS Office
12 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
12 3 (7.89%) Blackberry

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Magento
2 1 (2.63%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) FirePass
2 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Local Government
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Services Delivery Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Service Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) NHS
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.89%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) ITSM
4 5 (13.16%) Matrix Management
4 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) IT Governance
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Demand Management
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) PHP
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) VB
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Lagan
4 2 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Websense
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Altiris
5 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Zeacom
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