The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 35 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 34 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.38% 2.06% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 2.64% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 492 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 77.85% 69.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 258 320
Average daily rate £413 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 59
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 11 - -
Watford -8 7 £450 -10.00% 6
St Albans - 4 £525 - 1
Borehamwood - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £240 - 1
Stevenage -5 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (38.10%) UNIX
2 14 (33.33%) HP
3 13 (30.95%) Retail
4 12 (28.57%) CMS
4 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (28.57%) Oracle
4 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (26.19%) SLA
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
5 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
6 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) HTTP
8 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (16.67%) Java
9 7 (16.67%) IIS
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.29%) Dell
10 6 (14.29%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) DB2
10 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (14.29%) AIX
10 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 6 (14.29%) MQSeries
10 6 (14.29%) DHCP

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (28.57%) CMS
2 7 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.14%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.29%) DB2
4 5 (11.90%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 13 (30.95%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) ETL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Relationships Manager
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) UNIX
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) AIX
4 6 (14.29%) SUSE
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Process Management
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.38%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) HP
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.29%) Dell
3 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (14.29%) Sun
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Aruba
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
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