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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.56% 1.35% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.64% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 - £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.26% -1.03%
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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
175 61 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.74% 82.43% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 40 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.10% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XML

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Services Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
1 1 (6.25%) WF
1 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) 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