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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 137 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 400 389 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 1.67% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.05% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 275 312
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £387 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +18.51%
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
18252 18952 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.31% 81.16% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13350 13431 13533
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 247 238
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -12 44 £475 +8.88% 19
Croydon -7 9 £448 +62.72% 2
Bromley -2 8 £525 +110.00% 1
Westminster - 4 £588 -
Uxbridge -3 2 £350 +30.23%
Docklands, London +10 1 £600 +87.50%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £525 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - - 1
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 315 (37.86%) ITIL
2 217 (26.08%) Finance
3 190 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (21.63%) Project Management
5 171 (20.55%) Service Management
6 160 (19.23%) Windows
7 123 (14.78%) Security Cleared
8 118 (14.18%) Microsoft
9 102 (12.26%) ITIL V3
10 98 (11.78%) Linux
10 98 (11.78%) PRINCE2
11 93 (11.18%) SLA
12 89 (10.70%) SC Cleared
13 88 (10.58%) MS Excel
14 87 (10.46%) Service Design
15 83 (9.98%) Change Management
16 80 (9.62%) DevOps
17 79 (9.50%) Management Information System
18 76 (9.13%) Oracle
19 75 (9.01%) SQL
20 71 (8.53%) ITSM
21 70 (8.41%) Java
22 69 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
22 69 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
23 68 (8.17%) Degree
24 66 (7.93%) Problem Management
24 66 (7.93%) MS Office
25 62 (7.45%) Active Directory
26 59 (7.09%) SQL Server
26 59 (7.09%) Release Management

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 36 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.28%) OpenStack
3 18 (2.16%) IIS
4 16 (1.92%) Apache
5 15 (1.80%) Confluence
5 15 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.68%) CMS
7 10 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.08%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.60%) JBoss
11 5 (0.60%) nginx
11 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.36%) Zimbra
Applications
1 88 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 66 (7.93%) MS Office
3 30 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.52%) MS Project
5 18 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.36%) Documaker
4 3 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.24%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.24%) Minerva
5 2 (0.24%) Misys Opics
5 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Movex
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.73%) Office 365
4 19 (2.28%) IaaS
4 19 (2.28%) PaaS
5 15 (1.80%) SaaS
6 10 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.08%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.24%) Boomi
10 2 (0.24%) Force.com
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.12%) GitHub
11 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.57%) Firewall
2 26 (3.13%) DNS
2 26 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.40%) Internet
4 19 (2.28%) SAN
5 17 (2.04%) LAN
5 17 (2.04%) WAN
6 15 (1.80%) Network Security
7 13 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 10 (1.20%) DHCP
8 10 (1.20%) SSL
8 10 (1.20%) VPN
9 9 (1.08%) Intranet
9 9 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.84%) VoIP
10 7 (0.84%) Wireless
11 6 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.72%) ISDN
11 6 (0.72%) MPLS
11 6 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.29%) MongoDB
3 43 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.32%) DB2
7 8 (0.96%) Big Data
7 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.84%) GIS
8 7 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.84%) MySQL
9 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.60%) Power BI
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (3.49%) JIRA
2 19 (2.28%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.60%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.60%) Maven
4 5 (0.60%) MSI
4 5 (0.60%) Travis CI
4 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.60%) WinDbg
5 4 (0.48%) Subversion
6 3 (0.36%) Ant
6 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.36%) JUnit
6 3 (0.36%) Selenium
7 2 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.24%) GCC
7 2 (0.24%) Gradle
7 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 217 (26.08%) Finance
2 49 (5.89%) Banking
3 47 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 32 (3.85%) Legal
6 29 (3.49%) Marketing
7 20 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.40%) Retail
8 17 (2.04%) Law
9 12 (1.44%) Back Office
9 12 (1.44%) Front Office
10 5 (0.60%) Advertising
10 5 (0.60%) French Language
10 5 (0.60%) Local Government
11 4 (0.48%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.48%) Publishing
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (15.02%) Service Manager
2 111 (13.34%) Delivery Manager
3 106 (12.74%) Analyst
4 91 (10.94%) Services Delivery Manager
5 77 (9.25%) Architect
6 63 (7.57%) Project Manager
7 43 (5.17%) Service Architect
8 42 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 41 (4.93%) Consultant
10 40 (4.81%) IT Manager
11 30 (3.61%) ITIL Manager
12 28 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 28 (3.37%) Senior Manager
13 27 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
14 25 (3.00%) Service Analyst
15 24 (2.88%) ITIL Service Manager
16 23 (2.76%) IT Services Manager
17 21 (2.52%) Support Engineer
18 20 (2.40%) Developer
19 19 (2.28%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.65%) Web Services
2 26 (3.13%) Middleware
3 22 (2.64%) .NET
4 19 (2.28%) RESTful
5 16 (1.92%) XML
6 13 (1.56%) SOAP
7 10 (1.20%) REST
8 8 (0.96%) HTML
9 7 (0.84%) Node.js
9 7 (0.84%) Velocity
9 7 (0.84%) WCF
10 6 (0.72%) LAMP
11 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.48%) ELK Stack
12 4 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.48%) Java EE
12 4 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.36%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.50%) Management Information System
2 69 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.89%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.40%) User Experience
6 19 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.68%) NHS
8 14 (1.68%) PKI
9 13 (1.56%) Clustering
10 11 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.32%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.20%) CMDB
11 10 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.96%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (19.23%) Windows
2 98 (11.78%) Linux
3 57 (6.85%) Unix
4 49 (5.89%) Windows Server
5 35 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 29 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.40%) Windows 8
9 18 (2.16%) CentOS
10 15 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (1.44%) Solaris
12 10 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.20%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.96%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.48%) Debian
16 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (37.86%) ITIL
2 190 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (21.63%) Project Management
4 171 (20.55%) Service Management
5 102 (12.26%) ITIL V3
6 98 (11.78%) PRINCE2
7 87 (10.46%) Service Design
8 83 (9.98%) Change Management
9 80 (9.62%) DevOps
10 71 (8.53%) ITSM
11 69 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 66 (7.93%) Problem Management
13 59 (7.09%) Release Management
14 50 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 44 (5.29%) Configuration Management
16 44 (5.29%) Migration
17 41 (4.93%) Risk Management
18 40 (4.81%) CRM
18 40 (4.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (9.01%) SQL
2 70 (8.41%) Java
3 36 (4.33%) Python
4 34 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 25 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 23 (2.76%) Ruby
7 17 (2.04%) C
8 16 (1.92%) Perl
9 13 (1.56%) C#
10 12 (1.44%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.08%) PHP
14 6 (0.72%) C++
14 6 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.72%) VBA
14 6 (0.72%) VBScript
15 5 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (0.60%) Go
15 5 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 123 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 89 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 68 (8.17%) Degree
4 37 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.04%) CISSP
9 14 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (1.68%) CCNA
10 13 (1.56%) MBCS
11 8 (0.96%) CCNP
11 8 (0.96%) ISSAP
11 8 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.96%) RHCE
12 7 (0.84%) ISEB
12 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.72%) MCSE
13 6 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (11.18%) SLA
2 22 (2.64%) QA
3 18 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.44%) COBIT
5 11 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 11 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.48%) HL7
9 3 (0.36%) MiFID
10 2 (0.24%) BS25999
10 2 (0.24%) BS7799
10 2 (0.24%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.13%) Docker
4 12 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.20%) XenApp
6 9 (1.08%) GFS2
6 9 (1.08%) GlusterFS
6 9 (1.08%) OCFS2
6 9 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.72%) NFS
8 5 (0.60%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.60%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.48%) Ceph
9 4 (0.48%) iptables
9 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.48%) vSphere
10 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (6.61%) Puppet
2 29 (3.49%) SCCM
3 23 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.56%) SCOM
6 11 (1.32%) Ansible
7 10 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (1.08%) CFEngine
8 9 (1.08%) SELinux
9 8 (0.96%) WSUS
10 7 (0.84%) Consul
10 7 (0.84%) Terraform
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.60%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.60%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.48%) Kibana
13 4 (0.48%) logstash
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.13%) Oracle
3 52 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 48 (5.77%) VMware
5 38 (4.57%) Citrix
6 37 (4.45%) Cisco
7 25 (3.00%) SAP
8 23 (2.76%) Remedy
8 23 (2.76%) ServiceNow
9 20 (2.40%) HP
10 16 (1.92%) Juniper
11 13 (1.56%) Sybase
12 12 (1.44%) F5
13 11 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.32%) Intel Security
14 9 (1.08%) Adobe
14 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.08%) BMC
14 9 (1.08%) Google
14 9 (1.08%) LANDesk
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