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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 40 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 1.03% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.43% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£450 - £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +5.18%
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
220 210 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.60% 71.92% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 126 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.80 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £43.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Dover - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds