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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 49 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 22 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.77% 0.96% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 1.31% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £380 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.69 £18.74
% change year-on-year
-15.20% -5.59%
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
615 381 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.46% 72.85% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 187 342
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +48.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Royston - 4 £600 - 1
Hitchin - 3 £418 -
Stevenage - 1 £170 -
Watford - - - - 2
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) SLA
5 8 (20.00%) UNIX
5 8 (20.00%) DHCP
5 8 (20.00%) HTTP
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (15.00%) Service Management
6 6 (15.00%) Workflow
6 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (15.00%) CMS
6 6 (15.00%) Retail
6 6 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Internet
6 6 (15.00%) Apache
6 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.50%) SAP
7 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (10.00%) VMware
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) E-Procurement

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) CMS
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Service Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 5 (12.50%) SAP Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
6 4 (10.00%) SAP Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Flash
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) EPoS
1 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.00%) Statistics
1 2 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) Online Games
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) SUSE
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Service Management
3 6 (15.00%) Workflow
3 6 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) IIBA
3 2 (5.00%) APMP
4 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) CommVault
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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