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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 33 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 44 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.36% 4.13% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 5.45% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £114 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £472 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £12.49 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+18.89% -23.13%
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
658 770 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.21% 75.71% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 396 201
Average daily rate £400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 24 (32.88%) Service Management
3 20 (27.40%) Project Management
4 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
5 15 (20.55%) HTML
6 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
7 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.07%) Degree
9 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (12.33%) Windows
10 8 (10.96%) UNIX
10 8 (10.96%) Python
10 8 (10.96%) CSS
10 8 (10.96%) Cisco
10 8 (10.96%) Finance
10 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
10 8 (10.96%) Django
10 8 (10.96%) TDD
10 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.96%) Sass
10 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.59%) Lync
11 7 (9.59%) Linux
12 6 (8.22%) Java
12 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
13 5 (6.85%) Time Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (9.59%) Lync
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) GSM
2 3 (4.11%) PBX
2 3 (4.11%) UMTS
3 2 (2.74%) VoIP
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Wireless
4 1 (1.37%) GGSN
4 1 (1.37%) SGSN
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) LTE
4 1 (1.37%) MGW
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
4 1 (1.37%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Service Manager
2 14 (19.18%) Delivery Manager
3 12 (16.44%) Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Customer Services Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) CSS
2 8 (10.96%) Django
2 8 (10.96%) Sass
3 5 (6.85%) REST
4 4 (5.48%) HTML5
4 4 (5.48%) SOAP
5 3 (4.11%) XML
5 3 (4.11%) XHTML
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) LAMP
7 1 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) Life Science
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) UNIX
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 24 (32.88%) Service Management
3 20 (27.40%) Project Management
4 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) TDD
5 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.85%) Time Management
6 5 (6.85%) Validation
6 5 (6.85%) Migration
6 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) Six Sigma
7 4 (5.48%) ITSM
7 4 (5.48%) Workflow
7 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.48%) OO
7 4 (5.48%) ERP
7 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.96%) Python
3 6 (8.22%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) C
4 4 (5.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) Degree
3 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
5 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) CCENT
5 3 (4.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.74%) PMP
6 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Cisco
3 4 (5.48%) SAP
3 4 (5.48%) Avaya
3 4 (5.48%) Huawei
4 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.37%) F5
5 1 (1.37%) Juniper
5 1 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.37%) CA
5 1 (1.37%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.37%) NetApp
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
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