The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 25 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 1.17% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.30% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £12.49 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+18.89% -23.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 154 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.23% 90.06% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 117 40
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware