The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 137 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 406 412 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 1.75% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.14% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 274 267
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +39.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +1.69%
Service Delivery
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18896 19267 19243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.83% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13645 13761 13461
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 228 234
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.60 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £70.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in London

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in London

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in London

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +6 55 £478 +12.35% 26
Bromley 0 6 £500 +100.00%
Westminster - 6 £575 -
Croydon -13 5 £460 +41.53%
Docklands, London +15 2 £600 +87.50% 1
Southwark - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 - - 1
Uxbridge -5 1 - -
Feltham -5 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £525 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 331 (39.08%) ITIL
2 231 (27.27%) Finance
3 186 (21.96%) Project Management
4 179 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (20.43%) Service Management
6 147 (17.36%) Windows
7 133 (15.70%) Microsoft
8 124 (14.64%) Security Cleared
9 106 (12.51%) Linux
10 105 (12.40%) ITIL V3
11 101 (11.92%) SLA
12 94 (11.10%) MS Excel
13 93 (10.98%) PRINCE2
14 92 (10.86%) DevOps
15 87 (10.27%) Management Information System
16 85 (10.04%) SC Cleared
16 85 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
16 85 (10.04%) Service Design
17 80 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 79 (9.33%) Change Management
19 76 (8.97%) Java
20 75 (8.85%) SQL
21 73 (8.62%) Puppet
21 73 (8.62%) Degree
21 73 (8.62%) Release Management
22 72 (8.50%) Oracle
22 72 (8.50%) MS Office
23 69 (8.15%) Problem Management
24 64 (7.56%) ITSM
25 61 (7.20%) Red Hat

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 40 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.01%) Apache
2 17 (2.01%) Confluence
2 17 (2.01%) OpenStack
3 15 (1.77%) IIS
3 15 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.65%) CMS
5 9 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.83%) JBoss
7 7 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.35%) nginx
10 3 (0.35%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.50%) MS Office
3 35 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.13%) MS Project
5 17 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.35%) Documaker
7 2 (0.24%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.24%) Minerva
7 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) HFM
8 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.12%) Movex
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.72%) Office 365
3 34 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.01%) IaaS
5 15 (1.77%) PaaS
6 13 (1.53%) SaaS
7 10 (1.18%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.24%) Boomi
11 2 (0.24%) Force.com
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.12%) GitHub
12 1 (0.12%) Heroku
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.37%) Firewall
2 25 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.60%) DNS
3 22 (2.60%) Internet
4 21 (2.48%) WAN
5 19 (2.24%) LAN
6 17 (2.01%) SAN
7 16 (1.89%) Network Security
8 13 (1.53%) SSL
9 12 (1.42%) Intranet
10 10 (1.18%) DHCP
11 9 (1.06%) VPN
12 8 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.94%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.94%) Wireless
13 7 (0.83%) BIG-IP
14 6 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (0.71%) VoIP
14 6 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.79%) MongoDB
2 49 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.30%) DB2
5 10 (1.18%) Big Data
6 9 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.83%) GIS
8 7 (0.83%) MySQL
8 7 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.59%) Power BI
10 5 (0.59%) QlikView
10 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (3.31%) JIRA
2 20 (2.36%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.59%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.59%) JUnit
4 5 (0.59%) Maven
4 5 (0.59%) MSI
4 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.59%) WinDbg
5 4 (0.47%) Selenium
5 4 (0.47%) Subversion
6 3 (0.35%) Ant
6 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.35%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.24%) Gradle
7 2 (0.24%) ProC
7 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 231 (27.27%) Finance
2 56 (6.61%) Banking
3 43 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 35 (4.13%) Legal
6 23 (2.72%) Marketing
7 22 (2.60%) Retail
8 18 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.13%) Law
9 11 (1.30%) Front Office
10 7 (0.83%) French Language
11 6 (0.71%) Back Office
11 6 (0.71%) Local Government
12 5 (0.59%) Advertising
12 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.35%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (15.23%) Service Manager
2 115 (13.58%) Analyst
3 114 (13.46%) Delivery Manager
4 95 (11.22%) Services Delivery Manager
5 71 (8.38%) Project Manager
6 64 (7.56%) Architect
7 48 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 44 (5.19%) Consultant
9 41 (4.84%) IT Manager
10 34 (4.01%) ITIL Manager
11 30 (3.54%) Business Analyst
11 30 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
11 30 (3.54%) Service Architect
12 27 (3.19%) ITIL Service Manager
13 26 (3.07%) Senior Manager
14 25 (2.95%) Service Analyst
15 23 (2.72%) IT Services Manager
16 22 (2.60%) Developer
17 20 (2.36%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
18 18 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.55%) Web Services
2 33 (3.90%) Middleware
3 21 (2.48%) RESTful
4 20 (2.36%) .NET
5 16 (1.89%) XML
6 12 (1.42%) SOAP
7 10 (1.18%) HTML
7 10 (1.18%) REST
8 7 (0.83%) WCF
9 6 (0.71%) Java EE
9 6 (0.71%) Node.js
10 5 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.59%) Velocity
11 4 (0.47%) CSS
11 4 (0.47%) ELK Stack
11 4 (0.47%) LAMP
11 4 (0.47%) XSLT
12 3 (0.35%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 85 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.48%) User Experience
6 17 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
6 17 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.89%) Clustering
7 16 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.77%) PKI
9 13 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.42%) CMDB
11 11 (1.30%) NHS
12 10 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.06%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 147 (17.36%) Windows
2 106 (12.51%) Linux
3 58 (6.85%) Unix
4 42 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 34 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (4.01%) Windows 7
6 23 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.48%) CentOS
8 20 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (1.65%) Solaris
12 13 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.71%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.59%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.47%) Debian
17 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (39.08%) ITIL
2 186 (21.96%) Project Management
3 179 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (20.43%) Service Management
5 105 (12.40%) ITIL V3
6 93 (10.98%) PRINCE2
7 92 (10.86%) DevOps
8 85 (10.04%) Service Design
9 80 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 79 (9.33%) Change Management
11 73 (8.62%) Release Management
12 69 (8.15%) Problem Management
13 64 (7.56%) ITSM
14 54 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (5.67%) Migration
16 47 (5.55%) Configuration Management
17 45 (5.31%) Risk Management
18 43 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
19 42 (4.96%) Incident Management
20 41 (4.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 76 (8.97%) Java
2 75 (8.85%) SQL
3 43 (5.08%) Python
4 34 (4.01%) Ruby
5 30 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 25 (2.95%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.24%) C
7 19 (2.24%) Perl
8 15 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.30%) C#
9 11 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.06%) PHP
11 7 (0.83%) C++
11 7 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.71%) VBScript
13 5 (0.59%) Korn
14 3 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.35%) Go
14 3 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (14.64%) Security Cleared
2 85 (10.04%) SC Cleared
3 73 (8.62%) Degree
4 36 (4.25%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (2.60%) CISSP
6 21 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (1.65%) CCNA
11 9 (1.06%) CISM
11 9 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.94%) ISSAP
12 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.83%) ISEB
13 7 (0.83%) MBCS
13 7 (0.83%) MCSE
14 6 (0.71%) RHCE
15 5 (0.59%) CCNP
15 5 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (11.92%) SLA
2 18 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (2.13%) QA
3 13 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.42%) COBIT
5 11 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.47%) HL7
9 3 (0.35%) MiFID
10 2 (0.24%) BS25999
10 2 (0.24%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 58 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.42%) Docker
4 16 (1.89%) GFS2
4 16 (1.89%) GlusterFS
4 16 (1.89%) OCFS2
5 15 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.59%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.59%) XenApp
8 5 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.47%) NFS
9 4 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.47%) vSphere
10 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (8.62%) Puppet
2 28 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.72%) SCCM
4 21 (2.48%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.77%) Ansible
6 12 (1.42%) CFEngine
6 12 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (1.42%) SELinux
7 10 (1.18%) SCOM
8 7 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.71%) WSUS
10 5 (0.59%) Consul
10 5 (0.59%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.59%) Terraform
11 4 (0.47%) Kibana
11 4 (0.47%) logstash
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.50%) Oracle
3 61 (7.20%) Red Hat
4 52 (6.14%) VMware
5 34 (4.01%) Cisco
5 34 (4.01%) Citrix
6 25 (2.95%) ServiceNow
7 23 (2.72%) Remedy
8 21 (2.48%) SAP
9 18 (2.13%) HP
10 16 (1.89%) Juniper
11 14 (1.65%) F5
12 12 (1.42%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.42%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.30%) Intel Security
14 10 (1.18%) Google
15 9 (1.06%) BMC
15 9 (1.06%) LANDesk
15 9 (1.06%) Sybase
16 8 (0.94%) Adobe
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: EXCELLENT
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago