The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 24 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.95% 2.47% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 3.23% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£500 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.66% 76.54% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 34 47
Average daily rate £425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -26.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Luton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) SCCM
7 1 (6.25%) SCOM
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle