The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Middlesex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 21 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.69% 9.36% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 12.75% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
Average daily rate £305 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 149 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.64% 73.40% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 124
Average daily rate £425 £416 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.76%) PKI
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) S/MIME
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (11.76%) SAP HR
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HR
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Services Delivery Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Service Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CA
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