The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 30 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 1.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £343 £456 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+44.28% +20.68%
Service Delivery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 236 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.95% 80.55% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 140 129
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Firmware
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (15.00%) Polycom
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (15.00%) Ansible
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Skype
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Perl

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
1 3 (15.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) PBX
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Help Desk Support
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Applications
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Debian
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) CMMI
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Firmware
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (10.00%) Gluster
4 2 (10.00%) NFS
4 2 (10.00%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (10.00%) Squid
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Avaya
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Polycom
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Aruba
3 2 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle