The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Reading 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 48 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 1.34% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.94% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £156 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £518 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 669 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.43% 68.76% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 285 312
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
Berkshire

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
4 15 (24.19%) Project Management
5 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
6 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 12 (19.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 12 (19.35%) MS Office
7 11 (17.74%) ITIL
8 10 (16.13%) DNS
8 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 10 (16.13%) Back Office
9 9 (14.52%) Service Management
9 9 (14.52%) Migration
9 9 (14.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (14.52%) Telemarketing
9 9 (14.52%) Marketing
9 9 (14.52%) MGW
9 9 (14.52%) GGSN
9 9 (14.52%) SGSN
9 9 (14.52%) Performance Management
9 9 (14.52%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (12.90%) SLA
11 7 (11.29%) Degree
11 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.68%) UNIX
13 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.06%) Logistics
14 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (6.45%) Demand Forecasting

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.61%) Liferay
2 1 (1.61%) Lync
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.35%) MS Office
3 9 (14.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) GGSN
2 9 (14.52%) SGSN
2 9 (14.52%) MGW
3 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) Nokia DX220
5 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.61%) 4G
5 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.61%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.61%) 3G
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) SSH
5 1 (1.61%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) PBX
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Back Office
3 9 (14.52%) Marketing
4 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Service Manager
2 13 (20.97%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (20.97%) Services Delivery Manager
3 9 (14.52%) CS Core Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Management Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (6.45%) Service Management Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) SAN Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Customer Services Manager
9 1 (1.61%) OSS Architect
9 1 (1.61%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) J2EE
1 1 (1.61%) SOAP
1 1 (1.61%) XML
1 1 (1.61%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) GIS
1 2 (3.23%) Human Factors
2 1 (1.61%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.61%) Handset
2 1 (1.61%) Replication
2 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Project Management
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.52%) Service Management
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Telemarketing
4 9 (14.52%) Performance Management
4 9 (14.52%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Logistics
5 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.45%) ITSM
6 4 (6.45%) Change Management
6 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.45%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (4.84%) Information Management
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) Perl
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) PMP
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) HNC
5 1 (1.61%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) VTSP
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (1.61%) NDS
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) XenServer
2 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.61%) KVM
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Nokia
5 2 (3.23%) EMC
5 2 (3.23%) Nortel
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Sun
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.61%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
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