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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 41 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 37 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 3.93% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 5.43% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £151 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £421 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +41.70%
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
714 663 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.46% 72.46% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 337 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.13 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, 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 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (21.92%) Service Management
4 15 (20.55%) Problem Management
5 13 (17.81%) SLA
6 11 (15.07%) Project Management
7 10 (13.70%) Firewall
7 10 (13.70%) Windows
8 9 (12.33%) ITIL
8 9 (12.33%) Change Management
8 9 (12.33%) Degree
8 9 (12.33%) Process Improvement
9 8 (10.96%) 4G
9 8 (10.96%) 3G
9 8 (10.96%) Back Office
9 8 (10.96%) Information Security
9 8 (10.96%) Cisco
9 8 (10.96%) CISSP
10 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (9.59%) SOAP
10 7 (9.59%) Identity Management
10 7 (9.59%) Wireless
10 7 (9.59%) CCNP
10 7 (9.59%) Internet
10 7 (9.59%) MGW
10 7 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
11 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.22%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) 3G
2 8 (10.96%) 4G
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (9.59%) Internet
3 7 (9.59%) MGW
3 7 (9.59%) Wireless
4 6 (8.22%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (8.22%) INAP
4 6 (8.22%) LAN
4 6 (8.22%) LDAP
4 6 (8.22%) LTE
4 6 (8.22%) SIGTRAN
4 6 (8.22%) WAN
5 5 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (6.85%) ISDN
5 5 (6.85%) Wireless Security
6 4 (5.48%) Frame Relay
7 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) DB2
1 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) AppScan
General
1 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.96%) Back Office
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
4 4 (5.48%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 2 (2.74%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.74%) German Language
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) Service Manager
2 9 (12.33%) Problem Manager
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) Security Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Mobile Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Transition Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) SOAP
2 6 (8.22%) SPML
3 4 (5.48%) CSS
3 4 (5.48%) Django
3 4 (5.48%) HTML
3 4 (5.48%) Sass
4 3 (4.11%) REST
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) PKI
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) PMI
2 4 (5.48%) User Experience
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) New Media
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (21.92%) Service Management
3 15 (20.55%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.07%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Change Management
5 9 (12.33%) ITIL
5 9 (12.33%) Process Improvement
6 8 (10.96%) Information Security
7 7 (9.59%) Identity Management
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.22%) High Availability
8 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Presales
8 6 (8.22%) Security Management
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
9 5 (6.85%) Network Design
9 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Python
2 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.74%) C++
3 2 (2.74%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) Korn
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) CISSP
3 7 (9.59%) CCNP
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.22%) CCNA
5 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.48%) HNC
6 4 (5.48%) HND
6 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CCENT
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
2 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) ISA Server
1 5 (6.85%) UAG
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.37%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.37%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Cisco
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Nokia
3 2 (2.74%) Avaya
3 2 (2.74%) F5
3 2 (2.74%) Mitel
3 2 (2.74%) Sybase
4 1 (1.37%) Juniper
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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