The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 22 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.26% 4.06% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 5.37% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£281 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £265 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £519 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
Service Delivery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 149 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.66% 75.63% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 84 64
Average daily rate £425 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +93.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) COBIT
5 1 (6.25%) FMCG
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Google