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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 40 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 30 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.74% 2.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 3.53% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
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£300 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+22.03% -1.66%
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
602 453 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.06% 74.51% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 219 256
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 27 25
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +4 12 £275 -3.50% 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 7 £333 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £300 -7.69%
Stevenage -7 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £550 -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 35 (53.03%) ITIL
2 17 (25.76%) Windows
3 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.21%) VMware
5 13 (19.70%) Firewall
5 13 (19.70%) ITSM
6 12 (18.18%) Information Security
6 12 (18.18%) Oracle
7 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
7 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (13.64%) Change Control
8 9 (13.64%) Big Data
8 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 9 (13.64%) Citrix
8 9 (13.64%) Project Management
9 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
9 8 (12.12%) McAfee
9 8 (12.12%) HP
9 8 (12.12%) SQL
9 8 (12.12%) ETL
9 8 (12.12%) LAN
9 8 (12.12%) WAN
9 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (12.12%) UAG
9 8 (12.12%) PKI
9 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
9 8 (12.12%) Data Integration

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.06%) WorkSite
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Maximo
2 2 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) SaaS
3 3 (4.55%) PaaS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) LAN
2 8 (12.12%) WAN
3 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) VPN
4 4 (6.06%) DNS
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) MPLS
5 3 (4.55%) FTP
6 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (6.06%) Publishing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (15.15%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Service Manager
3 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) IT Assistant
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) SOAP
2 3 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 2 (3.03%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 8 (12.12%) PKI
1 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
2 6 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.58%) GIS
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (3.03%) CMDB
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) PMI
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) ITSM
3 12 (18.18%) Information Security
4 9 (13.64%) Project Management
4 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.64%) Change Control
5 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
5 8 (12.12%) ETL
6 7 (10.61%) Service Management
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 6 (9.09%) SOA
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) Migration
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.09%) Data Management
8 5 (7.58%) Process Management
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) VBScript
2 1 (1.52%) VB
2 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.12%) UAG
4 6 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) XenApp
5 4 (6.06%) XenServer
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.52%) SCSM
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle
4 9 (13.64%) Citrix
5 8 (12.12%) McAfee
5 8 (12.12%) HP
6 7 (10.61%) Symantec
7 5 (7.58%) Trend Micro
8 3 (4.55%) Vertica
8 3 (4.55%) Infobright
8 3 (4.55%) IBM
8 3 (4.55%) ESRI
9 2 (3.03%) Remedy
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco
9 2 (3.03%) BMC
9 2 (3.03%) CA
9 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
9 2 (3.03%) NetApp