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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Rank 44 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 13 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.39% 2.65% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.17% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.16
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +41.82%

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
338 410 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 88.25% 83.50% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 240 193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 45
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +1 3 £450 +2.27%
Colchester - 2 £425 - 1
Basildon - 1 £163 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Network Management
4 3 (16.67%) SLA
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Law
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.56%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard