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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 31 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.85% 1.27% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 1.59% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£463 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.06% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -1.81%
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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
191 63 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.83% 79.75% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 37 90
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (17.65%) MS Project
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) SCCM
6 1 (5.88%) SCOM
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Support Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Services Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Support Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) WF
1 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Security Management
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) BT