The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 42 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 28 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.45% 2.78% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 3.55% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £470 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.48% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £167 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 620 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.26% 78.48% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 188
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Watford - 10 £275 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £300 +22.44% 2
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (43.75%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.31%) Windows
4 12 (18.75%) ITSM
4 12 (18.75%) Information Security
4 12 (18.75%) Degree
5 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) VMware
5 10 (15.63%) Firewall
5 10 (15.63%) Big Data
6 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (14.06%) Data Integration
6 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (14.06%) Content Management
6 9 (14.06%) ETL
6 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
6 9 (14.06%) Web Services
6 9 (14.06%) SQL
6 9 (14.06%) Project Management
7 8 (12.50%) McAfee
7 8 (12.50%) Publishing
7 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 8 (12.50%) PKI
7 8 (12.50%) UAG
7 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.94%) Change Control

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.38%) CMS
3 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
4 4 (6.25%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Photoshop
1 6 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Maximo
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) LAN
2 6 (9.38%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 4 (6.25%) MPLS
3 4 (6.25%) VPN
4 3 (4.69%) FTP
5 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.56%) GSM
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) DHCP
6 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Big Data
3 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (12.50%) Publishing
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Multimedia
2 6 (9.38%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Local Government
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Architect
1 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Junior
4 6 (9.38%) Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Data Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Junior Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Junior Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 4 (6.25%) IT Assistant
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) XML
2 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.38%) CSS
3 6 (9.38%) LAMP
3 6 (9.38%) jQuery
3 6 (9.38%) CSS3
3 6 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (9.38%) Sass
3 6 (9.38%) LESS
3 6 (9.38%) HTML5
3 6 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) REST
4 3 (4.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Integration
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.50%) PKI
3 7 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.38%) User Experience
4 6 (9.38%) Social Media
4 6 (9.38%) Digital Media
4 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.81%) Statistics
5 5 (7.81%) GIS
6 2 (3.13%) PMI
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) ITSM
2 12 (18.75%) Information Security
3 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.06%) ETL
4 9 (14.06%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) Content Management
4 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 7 (10.94%) Use Case
6 7 (10.94%) Change Control
6 7 (10.94%) Data Architecture
6 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (10.94%) Data Management
6 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.38%) Web Design
7 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) C#
3 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) UAG
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) XenServer
4 4 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.56%) SCSM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
1 10 (15.63%) VMware
2 8 (12.50%) McAfee
3 6 (9.38%) Symantec
3 6 (9.38%) Adobe
4 5 (7.81%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) Trend Micro
4 5 (7.81%) Vertica
4 5 (7.81%) Infobright
5 3 (4.69%) ESRI
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) BT
6 2 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.56%) BMC
7 1 (1.56%) SAP