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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 25 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.29% 3.80% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 4.14% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £438 £431 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £565 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £352
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +36.00%
Service Delivery
Bedfordshire

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
153 145 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 91.77% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 123
Average daily rate £500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £50.78 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.65% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) SLA
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) Service Design
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) IaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Office 365
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) DWDM
2 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HSRP
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) RIP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) VRRP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Subject Matter Expert
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Service Design
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) E-business
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Juniper
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft