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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 44 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 39 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.79% 4.58% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 6.40% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 6
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £172 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £416 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +60.00%
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
789 703 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.52% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 374 403
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
3 15 (21.74%) Problem Management
4 14 (20.29%) SLA
5 13 (18.84%) Service Management
6 9 (13.04%) Firewall
6 9 (13.04%) Project Management
6 9 (13.04%) ITIL
6 9 (13.04%) Degree
6 9 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 8 (11.59%) 4G
7 8 (11.59%) Windows
7 8 (11.59%) Cisco
7 8 (11.59%) Internet
7 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.59%) Change Management
7 8 (11.59%) 3G
7 8 (11.59%) Back Office
8 7 (10.14%) Identity Management
8 7 (10.14%) Information Security
8 7 (10.14%) CISSP
8 7 (10.14%) WAN
8 7 (10.14%) SOAP
8 7 (10.14%) Python
8 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (8.70%) High Availability
9 6 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (8.70%) Sass
9 6 (8.70%) User Experience

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) 3G
2 8 (11.59%) 4G
2 8 (11.59%) Internet
3 7 (10.14%) WAN
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (8.70%) INAP
4 6 (8.70%) LAN
4 6 (8.70%) LDAP
4 6 (8.70%) LTE
4 6 (8.70%) MGW
4 6 (8.70%) SIGTRAN
4 6 (8.70%) Wireless
5 5 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.25%) ISDN
5 5 (7.25%) Wireless Security
6 4 (5.80%) Frame Relay
7 3 (4.35%) VPN
7 3 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) DB2
1 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) AppScan
General
1 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Back Office
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.90%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (13.04%) Problem Manager
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Security Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Account Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Transition Manager
8 2 (2.90%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) SOAP
2 6 (8.70%) CSS
2 6 (8.70%) Django
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) Sass
2 6 (8.70%) SPML
3 3 (4.35%) REST
4 2 (2.90%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) .NET
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) PKI
1 6 (8.70%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) New Media
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.70%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 13 (18.84%) Service Management
4 9 (13.04%) ITIL
4 9 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) Change Management
6 7 (10.14%) Identity Management
6 7 (10.14%) Information Security
7 6 (8.70%) High Availability
7 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.70%) Security Management
7 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.70%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Python
2 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) C++
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) Korn
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) CISSP
3 6 (8.70%) CCNA
3 6 (8.70%) CCNP
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.80%) HNC
4 4 (5.80%) HND
5 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) CCENT
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) ISA Server
1 5 (7.25%) UAG
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) WSUS
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.45%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Cisco
2 6 (8.70%) Nokia
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Avaya
4 2 (2.90%) Mitel
5 1 (1.45%) F5
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
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