The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 73 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 251 233 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.73% 2.50% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.17% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 113 116
Median daily rate £415 £387 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £180 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +138.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £17.00 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £40.90 £16.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +33.60%
Service Delivery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7350 7351 6750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.07% 78.76% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4509 4157 3769
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 268 282
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the South East region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the South East region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 76 £420 +5.00% 22
Surrey -6 44 £400 +10.34% 13
West Sussex -5 34 £425 +46.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 33 £411 +2.62% 2
Hampshire -2 33 £400 +8.10% 6
Oxfordshire +11 11 £420 -1.17% 3
Kent -8 11 £425 -20.93% 2
Middlesex -2 8 £488 +25.96% 1
East Sussex -2 4 £340 +23.63% 2
Sussex +2 2 £275 -31.25%
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 184 (40.44%) ITIL
2 94 (20.66%) Finance
3 89 (19.56%) Project Management
4 85 (18.68%) Service Management
5 66 (14.51%) Windows
6 62 (13.63%) Security Cleared
7 59 (12.97%) Telecoms
8 57 (12.53%) Change Management
9 54 (11.87%) SLA
9 54 (11.87%) Microsoft
10 52 (11.43%) Problem Management
11 45 (9.89%) SC Cleared
12 41 (9.01%) PRINCE2
13 40 (8.79%) Firewall
14 39 (8.57%) ITIL V3
15 38 (8.35%) Cisco
16 37 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (7.91%) MS Excel
17 36 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (7.69%) HP
18 35 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
19 34 (7.47%) Active Directory
19 34 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (7.47%) VMware
20 33 (7.25%) Degree
21 32 (7.03%) Linux
22 28 (6.15%) Windows Server
22 28 (6.15%) Service Design
23 27 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (5.93%) SharePoint

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (1.32%) MQSeries
3 6 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.66%) IIS
7 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.18%) MS Office
3 16 (3.52%) MS Project
4 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.88%) SPSS
6 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) Changepoint
3 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.10%) PaaS
3 4 (0.88%) IaaS
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Yammer
5 1 (0.22%) Boomi
5 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.79%) Firewall
2 21 (4.62%) 3G
3 19 (4.18%) 4G
4 18 (3.96%) SAN
5 16 (3.52%) Wireless
6 14 (3.08%) Internet
6 14 (3.08%) LAN
6 14 (3.08%) WAN
7 13 (2.86%) LDAP
8 10 (2.20%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (2.20%) INAP
8 10 (2.20%) LTE
8 10 (2.20%) MGW
8 10 (2.20%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (1.76%) ATM
9 8 (1.76%) ISDN
10 7 (1.54%) DNS
10 7 (1.54%) GSM
10 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.76%) MySQL
3 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.88%) DB2
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.44%) Big Data
7 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) MS Access
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) AppScan
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 94 (20.66%) Finance
2 59 (12.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.40%) Back Office
4 15 (3.30%) Retail
5 10 (2.20%) Legal
6 8 (1.76%) Front Office
7 7 (1.54%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.32%) Billing
8 6 (1.32%) Marketing
9 4 (0.88%) Banking
9 4 (0.88%) Military
10 3 (0.66%) German Language
11 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.44%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Local Government
11 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (20.66%) Service Manager
2 61 (13.41%) Services Delivery Manager
3 58 (12.75%) Delivery Manager
4 43 (9.45%) Analyst
5 28 (6.15%) ITIL Manager
6 27 (5.93%) IT Manager
7 26 (5.71%) Architect
7 26 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 21 (4.62%) Transition Manager
9 20 (4.40%) ITIL Service Manager
10 18 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) Developer
11 17 (3.74%) Service Transition Manager
12 16 (3.52%) Consultant
12 16 (3.52%) Telecoms Manager
13 14 (3.08%) Business Analyst
14 13 (2.86%) IT Services Manager
14 13 (2.86%) Problem Manager
14 13 (2.86%) Service Analyst
15 11 (2.42%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.62%) SOAP
2 13 (2.86%) CSS
2 13 (2.86%) HTML
3 12 (2.64%) .NET
4 10 (2.20%) REST
4 10 (2.20%) SPML
5 9 (1.98%) Middleware
6 7 (1.54%) Django
7 6 (1.32%) JSON
7 6 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (1.10%) XML
9 4 (0.88%) Sass
10 3 (0.66%) Ajax
10 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.66%) CSS3
10 3 (0.66%) HTML5
10 3 (0.66%) jQuery
10 3 (0.66%) Play Framework
10 3 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.64%) User Experience
5 8 (1.76%) CMDB
6 7 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.54%) NHS
6 7 (1.54%) PKI
7 6 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.10%) Clustering
8 5 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.10%) PMI
9 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.88%) FMCG
10 3 (0.66%) Economics
10 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.66%) Social Media
11 2 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.51%) Windows
2 32 (7.03%) Linux
3 28 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.18%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.30%) Unix
7 13 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.54%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.10%) AIX
12 4 (0.88%) Debian
12 4 (0.88%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.44%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (40.44%) ITIL
2 89 (19.56%) Project Management
3 85 (18.68%) Service Management
4 57 (12.53%) Change Management
5 52 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 41 (9.01%) PRINCE2
7 39 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 37 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (6.15%) Service Design
12 23 (5.05%) Scrum
13 22 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.84%) Migration
14 21 (4.62%) Incident Management
15 20 (4.40%) Coaching
15 20 (4.40%) CRM
16 19 (4.18%) Process Improvement
17 15 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (3.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.71%) SQL
2 18 (3.96%) JavaScript
2 18 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.52%) Python
4 13 (2.86%) VBScript
5 10 (2.20%) Java
5 10 (2.20%) Perl
6 9 (1.98%) Ruby
7 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.54%) C#
8 4 (0.88%) C
8 4 (0.88%) VB
9 3 (0.66%) ABAP
9 3 (0.66%) COBOL
9 3 (0.66%) Scala
10 2 (0.44%) C++
10 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) Korn
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (13.63%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (7.25%) Degree
5 26 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 21 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.52%) MCSE
8 13 (2.86%) CCNA
9 11 (2.42%) CCNP
10 10 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (2.20%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.98%) CISSP
11 9 (1.98%) HNC
12 8 (1.76%) HND
13 6 (1.32%) MCSA
13 6 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.10%) MCP
14 5 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.87%) SLA
2 14 (3.08%) QA
3 8 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.86%) vSphere
4 11 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.76%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.32%) UAG
9 5 (1.10%) Firmware
10 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.88%) XenApp
11 3 (0.66%) Xen
12 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.44%) Gluster
12 2 (0.44%) NFS
12 2 (0.44%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.44%) Squid
12 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (2.64%) SCCM
2 9 (1.98%) Ansible
2 9 (1.98%) Puppet
3 8 (1.76%) WSUS
4 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.66%) Cacti
6 3 (0.66%) MOM
6 3 (0.66%) Nagios
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.44%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.44%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.44%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.35%) Cisco
3 35 (7.69%) HP
4 34 (7.47%) VMware
5 19 (4.18%) Oracle
6 17 (3.74%) Citrix
7 14 (3.08%) Nokia
8 13 (2.86%) Remedy
9 11 (2.42%) Dell
10 10 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.20%) SAP
11 8 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.54%) Avaya
12 7 (1.54%) F5
12 7 (1.54%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.54%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.32%) Axway
13 6 (1.32%) Fujitsu
13 6 (1.32%) IBM
14 4 (0.88%) Cognos
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