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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 39 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 29 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.23% 3.51% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 5.07% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 11
Average daily rate
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£398 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -9.73%
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
583 750 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.99% 69.19% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 391 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 23 (50.00%) ITIL
2 21 (45.65%) Service Management
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) Degree
6 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 9 (19.57%) MS Office
7 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 8 (17.39%) Time Management
9 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) SLA
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (10.87%) PMP
10 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
11 4 (8.70%) Change Management
11 4 (8.70%) ITSM
11 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
11 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.70%) CCENT
11 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (8.70%) Internet
11 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (8.70%) CCNA
11 4 (8.70%) MS Visio

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) GSM
2 3 (6.52%) UMTS
2 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) LTE
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.17%) 4G
4 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.17%) VoLTE
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) SS7
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Service Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Incident Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Customer Services Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (4.35%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Billing Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Project Support Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Report Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Django
2 1 (2.17%) Sass
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) ITIL
2 21 (45.65%) Service Management
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Time Management
5 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) ITSM
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Business Development
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
1 1 (2.17%) Python
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) PMP
4 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) CCENT
6 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) HNC
6 2 (4.35%) HND
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.35%) COBIT
3 2 (4.35%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) NDS
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenServer
3 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) Huawei
3 2 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.17%) Nokia
4 1 (2.17%) Siemens
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.17%) NEC
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
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