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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 41 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 28 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.99% 2.15% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.10% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate
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£433 £425 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +78.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £341 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £473 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.29 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.88% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
Service Delivery
Berkshire

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
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 19 (26.39%) Project Management
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 17 (23.61%) ITIL
3 15 (20.83%) HTML
4 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) Service Management
6 11 (15.28%) Python
7 10 (13.89%) Cisco
7 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.89%) Degree
8 9 (12.50%) Marketing
8 9 (12.50%) TDD
8 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.50%) Django
8 9 (12.50%) Sass
8 9 (12.50%) CSS
9 8 (11.11%) CRM
9 8 (11.11%) Change Management
9 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 8 (11.11%) SLA
10 7 (9.72%) Migration
10 7 (9.72%) SAP
10 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
11 6 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (8.33%) Windows

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) ISDN
1 3 (4.17%) PBX
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
1 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.78%) GSM
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) Frame Relay
2 2 (2.78%) UMTS
2 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) ATM
3 1 (1.39%) CDMA
3 1 (1.39%) GPRS
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) PSTN
3 1 (1.39%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.39%) GGSN
3 1 (1.39%) SGSN
3 1 (1.39%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Operations Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) HTML
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
2 9 (12.50%) Django
2 9 (12.50%) Sass
3 5 (6.94%) HTML5
3 5 (6.94%) REST
3 5 (6.94%) SOAP
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) XHTML
4 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (1.39%) Economics
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Social Media
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) SUSE
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Project Management
2 17 (23.61%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.28%) Service Management
5 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
6 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.11%) Change Management
7 8 (11.11%) CRM
8 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) Validation
10 5 (6.94%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) Workflow
10 5 (6.94%) ERP
10 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.94%) SOA
10 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.94%) Data Management
10 5 (6.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.28%) Python
3 5 (6.94%) Java
4 4 (5.56%) C
4 4 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.94%) CCNA
5 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) PMP
5 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.56%) CCNP
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCENT
7 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) HNC
8 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Nagios
1 1 (1.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (2.78%) Remedy
6 2 (2.78%) Hitachi
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
6 2 (2.78%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) EMC
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) Sybase
7 1 (1.39%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.39%) Huawei
7 1 (1.39%) Alcatel-Lucent