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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 47 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 1.37% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.95% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £238 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £137 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £515 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +9.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
607 666 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.82% 69.96% 68.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 285 309
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £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 9 16 9
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 £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £38.30
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 29 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 29 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 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (20.00%) MS Office
6 11 (18.33%) ITIL
6 11 (18.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (16.67%) Service Management
8 9 (15.00%) Back Office
8 9 (15.00%) Migration
8 9 (15.00%) DNS
8 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.33%) SLA
9 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (13.33%) Marketing
9 8 (13.33%) Degree
9 8 (13.33%) Telemarketing
9 8 (13.33%) GGSN
9 8 (13.33%) SGSN
9 8 (13.33%) MGW
9 8 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 8 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) UNIX
10 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.33%) Logistics
11 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.33%) SharePoint

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.67%) Liferay
2 1 (1.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.00%) MS Office
3 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 8 (13.33%) GGSN
2 8 (13.33%) SGSN
2 8 (13.33%) MGW
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) Nokia DX220
6 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.67%) 4G
6 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.67%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.67%) Intranet
6 1 (1.67%) PBX
6 1 (1.67%) FTP
6 1 (1.67%) 3G
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) SSH
6 1 (1.67%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Back Office
3 8 (13.33%) Marketing
4 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) CS Core Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Management Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
7 4 (6.67%) Service Management Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.00%) SAN Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Customer Services Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (1.67%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) J2EE
1 1 (1.67%) SOAP
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) GIS
1 2 (3.33%) Human Factors
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.67%) Handset
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
2 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Project Management
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) Service Management
4 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Telemarketing
5 8 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 8 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Logistics
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) ITSM
7 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (5.00%) Time Management
8 3 (5.00%) Information Management
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) C
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VTSP
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (1.67%) NDS
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) XenServer
2 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) Nokia
5 2 (3.33%) EMC
5 2 (3.33%) Nortel
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Avaya
6 1 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £420 - £475 per annum
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