The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 44 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 26 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.66% 2.86% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 3.64% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 11
Median daily rate £450 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.88 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-40.11% +53.57%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 741 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 78.41% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 445 363
Median daily rate £425 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) SLA
3 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
4 12 (26.67%) Service Management
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) Process Improvement
5 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
5 11 (24.44%) CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) Project Management
5 11 (24.44%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (20.00%) IBM
7 8 (17.78%) NetApp
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.78%) Budget Control
8 7 (15.56%) Huawei
9 6 (13.33%) Degree
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) PMP
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
11 4 (8.89%) Office 365
11 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
11 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (8.89%) Law

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Documentum
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.44%) MS Project
5 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Changepoint
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MSTest
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Problem Manager
1 7 (15.56%) Storage Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Change Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.67%) Operations Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Data Storage Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) WCF
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) CMDB
2 3 (6.67%) PMI
2 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Process Improvement
2 12 (26.67%) Service Management
3 11 (24.44%) CRM
3 11 (24.44%) Matrix Organization
3 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
3 11 (24.44%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) Budget Control
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 3 (6.67%) Network Management
8 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C#
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
1 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
1 6 (13.33%) PMP
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.67%) CCENT
4 3 (6.67%) CCNA
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
3 8 (17.78%) NetApp
4 7 (15.56%) Huawei
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Rackspace