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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
England / South East
Rank 99 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 147 200 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 2.33% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.88% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 121 123
Median daily rate £411 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +11.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.16
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +41.82%

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
6136 6947 7534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 80.95% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 4287 4122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 272 248
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -13 44 £450 +12.50% 9
Buckinghamshire +14 31 £411 -3.29% 10
Hampshire +15 30 £350 +1.81% 10
Surrey +18 24 £424 +13.13% 10
Oxfordshire -12 6 £154 +9.82% 5
Middlesex +8 5 £340 -4.56%
West Sussex -14 4 £425 +39.34% 3
Kent -3 2 £510 +36.00%
East Sussex +2 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 132 (38.37%) ITIL
2 81 (23.55%) Service Management
3 71 (20.64%) Finance
4 68 (19.77%) Project Management
5 58 (16.86%) Security Cleared
6 56 (16.28%) SLA
7 52 (15.12%) Change Management
8 49 (14.24%) Windows
8 49 (14.24%) SC Cleared
9 44 (12.79%) Telecoms
10 41 (11.92%) Microsoft
11 40 (11.63%) Degree
12 37 (10.76%) Linux
13 36 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (10.17%) Problem Management
15 34 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (9.30%) SAN
16 32 (9.30%) Unix
17 30 (8.72%) Active Directory
17 30 (8.72%) Service Design
18 29 (8.43%) PRINCE2
19 28 (8.14%) MS Office
19 28 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (7.56%) ITIL V3
20 26 (7.56%) Red Hat
21 25 (7.27%) Oracle
21 25 (7.27%) MS Excel
21 25 (7.27%) Legal
21 25 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement

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 21 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.49%) CMS
3 8 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.03%) Joomla!
4 7 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.03%) WordPress
5 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.45%) Drupal
7 4 (1.16%) IIS
7 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.58%) JBoss
9 2 (0.58%) SAS
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (8.14%) MS Office
2 25 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.91%) MS Project
4 7 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.87%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.29%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (2.91%) Office 365
2 7 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.45%) IaaS
4 3 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.30%) SAN
2 21 (6.10%) NAS
3 15 (4.36%) WAN
4 14 (4.07%) Internet
5 13 (3.78%) VPN
6 12 (3.49%) LAN
7 11 (3.20%) Firewall
8 10 (2.91%) DHCP
8 10 (2.91%) DNS
9 9 (2.62%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.33%) Intranet
11 7 (2.03%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.74%) MPLS
12 6 (1.74%) Wireless
13 5 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.45%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.16%) MVNO
15 3 (0.87%) FTP
15 3 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.45%) Big Data
4 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.29%) DataStax
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) HBase
6 1 (0.29%) Impala
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.45%) JIRA
2 5 (1.45%) MSI
3 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.87%) MSTest
5 2 (0.58%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (20.64%) Finance
2 44 (12.79%) Telecoms
3 25 (7.27%) Legal
4 11 (3.20%) Marketing
5 9 (2.62%) Retail
6 7 (2.03%) Banking
7 6 (1.74%) Back Office
8 5 (1.45%) French Language
8 5 (1.45%) Local Government
9 4 (1.16%) Automotive
9 4 (1.16%) Billing
9 4 (1.16%) Law
9 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.87%) Advertising
10 3 (0.87%) Military
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (15.41%) Service Manager
2 50 (14.53%) Analyst
3 41 (11.92%) Services Delivery Manager
4 40 (11.63%) Delivery Manager
5 21 (6.10%) Administrator
5 21 (6.10%) IT Manager
5 21 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 19 (5.52%) Architect
7 18 (5.23%) Consultant
8 16 (4.65%) Service Analyst
9 15 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.07%) Storage Administrator
10 14 (4.07%) Unix Administrator
11 13 (3.78%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.78%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.20%) Telecoms Manager
12 11 (3.20%) Transition Manager
13 10 (2.91%) Desktop Support
13 10 (2.91%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.33%) Middleware
1 8 (2.33%) Web Services
2 6 (1.74%) .NET
3 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.87%) WCF
4 3 (0.87%) XML
5 2 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.58%) jQuery
5 2 (0.58%) REST
5 2 (0.58%) SOAP
5 2 (0.58%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) Kafka
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.29%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (3.78%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.91%) PMI
6 8 (2.33%) CMDB
7 6 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.16%) Clustering
9 4 (1.16%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.16%) User Experience
10 3 (0.87%) BYOD
10 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) RIA
11 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.24%) Windows
2 37 (10.76%) Linux
3 32 (9.30%) Unix
4 18 (5.23%) Windows 7
5 17 (4.94%) Solaris
6 14 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.91%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.45%) AIX
11 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.29%) Android
14 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.29%) MVS
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.37%) ITIL
2 81 (23.55%) Service Management
3 68 (19.77%) Project Management
4 52 (15.12%) Change Management
5 36 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (10.17%) Problem Management
7 30 (8.72%) Service Design
8 29 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 26 (7.56%) ITIL V3
10 25 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (6.98%) Process Improvement
12 23 (6.69%) Change Control
13 17 (4.94%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.94%) High Availability
13 17 (4.94%) Incident Management
13 17 (4.94%) Migration
14 15 (4.36%) Risk Management
15 13 (3.78%) CRM
15 13 (3.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.78%) SQL
2 11 (3.20%) Java
3 9 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.03%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.74%) Perl
5 6 (1.74%) PHP
6 5 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.45%) Python
7 4 (1.16%) Ruby
7 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.87%) C#
9 2 (0.58%) ABAP
9 2 (0.58%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.58%) C
9 2 (0.58%) VB
10 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.24%) SC Cleared
3 40 (11.63%) Degree
4 34 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (4.65%) PMI Certification
6 14 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.20%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.20%) PMP
9 10 (2.91%) CCNP
9 10 (2.91%) MCSE
10 9 (2.62%) CCNA
11 7 (2.03%) CCIE
12 6 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.74%) MCP
13 5 (1.45%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.87%) MCSA
16 2 (0.58%) CCDP
16 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (16.28%) SLA
2 20 (5.81%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) GAMP
4 2 (0.58%) GxP
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (4.07%) Veritas File System
4 9 (2.62%) vSphere
5 7 (2.03%) Firmware
6 6 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.45%) Samba
7 5 (1.45%) XenApp
8 4 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.87%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.58%) Docker
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.29%) HDFS
11 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (4.07%) NetBackup
2 9 (2.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (2.33%) SCCM
4 5 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.16%) Ansible
5 4 (1.16%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.16%) Puppet
5 4 (1.16%) SafeCom
6 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) Oozie
8 1 (0.29%) SCSM
8 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 41 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.56%) Red Hat
3 25 (7.27%) Oracle
4 19 (5.52%) Cisco
5 17 (4.94%) Sun
6 16 (4.65%) Symantec
6 16 (4.65%) Veritas
6 16 (4.65%) VMware
7 14 (4.07%) HP
8 13 (3.78%) Citrix
8 13 (3.78%) IBM
8 13 (3.78%) SAP
9 12 (3.49%) NetApp
10 11 (3.20%) Remedy
11 9 (2.62%) Rackspace
12 8 (2.33%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.03%) Huawei
14 6 (1.74%) Sophos
15 5 (1.45%) Brocade
16 4 (1.16%) BMC
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