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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 37 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 29 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.92% 2.34% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 3.11% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 13
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £315 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +28.57%
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
568 708 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.76% 75.32% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 426 399
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 7
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) SLA
3 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
4 12 (23.53%) Service Management
5 11 (21.57%) CRM
5 11 (21.57%) Process Improvement
6 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 10 (19.61%) Finance
6 10 (19.61%) Problem Management
7 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 9 (17.65%) HP
7 9 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (15.69%) Budget Control
8 8 (15.69%) EMC
8 8 (15.69%) NetApp
8 8 (15.69%) IBM
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) Huawei
11 5 (9.80%) Clustering
11 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
11 5 (9.80%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (9.80%) Degree
11 5 (9.80%) Change Management
11 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.80%) SAN
11 5 (9.80%) RHCE

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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Changepoint
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Skype
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSTest
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (13.73%) Storage Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Problem Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Support
5 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) WCF
2 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.88%) CMDB
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) AIX
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Service Management
3 11 (21.57%) CRM
3 11 (21.57%) Process Improvement
4 10 (19.61%) Problem Management
4 10 (19.61%) Project Management
5 9 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (15.69%) Budget Control
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) Compliance Management
8 5 (9.80%) High Availability
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
8 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.84%) ITSM
10 3 (5.88%) Change Control
10 3 (5.88%) DevOps
10 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C#
1 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) PMP
2 5 (9.80%) RHCE
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.88%) CCENT
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) KVM
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) HP
3 8 (15.69%) EMC
3 8 (15.69%) IBM
3 8 (15.69%) NetApp
4 6 (11.76%) Huawei
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Atlassian