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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 79 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 215 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 2.66% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.66% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 127 105
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.20 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £20.20 £59.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 66 £400 +12.28% 26
Surrey +10 40 £363 -5.22% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 32 £400 -0.12% 10
Hampshire -25 32 £400 +25.00% 11
West Sussex -16 12 £290 -27.50% 6
Oxfordshire -16 12 £436 -12.75% 3
Kent +7 7 £500 +33.33% 3
East Sussex -10 7 £275 -31.25% 2
Middlesex +3 6 £387 +27.93%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Sussex 0 1 £400 -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 189 (38.89%) ITIL
2 112 (23.05%) Service Management
3 109 (22.43%) Telecoms
4 103 (21.19%) Project Management
5 82 (16.87%) Security Cleared
6 75 (15.43%) Microsoft
7 69 (14.20%) SLA
8 65 (13.37%) SC Cleared
9 64 (13.17%) Degree
10 63 (12.96%) Finance
11 58 (11.93%) PRINCE2
12 57 (11.73%) Windows
13 49 (10.08%) Cisco
14 46 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (8.85%) MS Excel
16 42 (8.64%) Change Management
17 40 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (8.02%) Management Information System
19 35 (7.20%) HP
20 32 (6.58%) MS Office
20 32 (6.58%) Migration
20 32 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
22 30 (6.17%) Linux
22 30 (6.17%) UNIX
22 30 (6.17%) VMware
22 30 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (5.56%) SAP
24 26 (5.35%) SQL
24 26 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.26%) Lync
4 6 (1.23%) Apache
5 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.62%) IIS
6 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.58%) MS Office
3 14 (2.88%) MS Project
4 10 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.44%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Endur
2 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.21%) RMDS
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.65%) SaaS
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) PaaS
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.32%) Firewall
2 20 (4.12%) WAN
3 19 (3.91%) LAN
4 18 (3.70%) Internet
5 17 (3.50%) SAN
6 13 (2.67%) 3G
6 13 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (2.06%) 4G
7 10 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.85%) HTTP
8 9 (1.85%) VoIP
8 9 (1.85%) MPLS
9 8 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.65%) 2G
10 7 (1.44%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.23%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.23%) VLAN
11 6 (1.23%) Network Security
11 6 (1.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.65%) OLTP
3 7 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.82%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) MSI
3 1 (0.21%) Introscope
General
1 109 (22.43%) Telecoms
2 63 (12.96%) Finance
3 15 (3.09%) Back Office
4 13 (2.67%) Legal
5 11 (2.26%) Marketing
6 8 (1.65%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.65%) Retail
6 8 (1.65%) Publishing
7 7 (1.44%) Banking
8 4 (0.82%) Billing
8 4 (0.82%) Front Office
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (22.43%) Service Manager
2 74 (15.23%) Delivery Manager
3 59 (12.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 48 (9.88%) Analyst
5 41 (8.44%) Project Manager
6 31 (6.38%) Consultant
7 26 (5.35%) Developer
8 25 (5.14%) Transition Manager
9 22 (4.53%) Architect
10 21 (4.32%) Service Transition Manager
11 19 (3.91%) Network Engineer
12 18 (3.70%) Technical Manager
13 17 (3.50%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.09%) Senior Manager
15 13 (2.67%) Administrator
16 12 (2.47%) Support Engineer
16 12 (2.47%) Service Analyst
17 11 (2.26%) Coordinator
18 10 (2.06%) ITIL Manager
19 9 (1.85%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.91%) HTML
2 10 (2.06%) CSS
3 8 (1.65%) Sass
3 8 (1.65%) Django
3 8 (1.65%) XML
4 6 (1.23%) REST
5 5 (1.03%) .NET
5 5 (1.03%) SOAP
5 5 (1.03%) HTML5
6 4 (0.82%) Middleware
6 4 (0.82%) XHTML
7 3 (0.62%) COM
8 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.41%) STL
9 1 (0.21%) JSP
9 1 (0.21%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) JSON
9 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.02%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.85%) Clustering
6 8 (1.65%) Statistics
7 7 (1.44%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.44%) RMADS
7 7 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.03%) Economics
9 5 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.82%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.82%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.62%) PKI
11 3 (0.62%) User Experience
12 2 (0.41%) Telematics
12 2 (0.41%) FMCG
12 2 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.73%) Windows
2 30 (6.17%) Linux
2 30 (6.17%) UNIX
3 12 (2.47%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.85%) AIX
5 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.62%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Android
8 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (38.89%) ITIL
2 112 (23.05%) Service Management
3 103 (21.19%) Project Management
4 58 (11.93%) PRINCE2
5 46 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (8.64%) Change Management
7 32 (6.58%) Migration
7 32 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.14%) Incident Management
11 22 (4.53%) Performance Management
12 20 (4.12%) ITIL V3
13 19 (3.91%) Risk Management
14 18 (3.70%) Problem Management
15 17 (3.50%) Business Continuity
15 17 (3.50%) Validation
16 16 (3.29%) ITSM
17 15 (3.09%) Programme Management
17 15 (3.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.35%) SQL
2 17 (3.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.29%) C
4 15 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.47%) Java
6 8 (1.65%) Python
7 4 (0.82%) C#
8 2 (0.41%) Scala
8 2 (0.41%) C++
8 2 (0.41%) Perl
8 2 (0.41%) VBScript
8 2 (0.41%) VB
8 2 (0.41%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 82 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 65 (13.37%) SC Cleared
3 64 (13.17%) Degree
4 31 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.09%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.88%) PMP
8 14 (2.88%) CCNA
8 14 (2.88%) HND
9 12 (2.47%) CCNP
9 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.23%) MCSE
13 5 (1.03%) HNC
14 4 (0.82%) CCENT
15 3 (0.62%) APMP
16 2 (0.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (14.20%) SLA
2 13 (2.67%) QA
3 9 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) BS15000
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.44%) Samba
4 7 (1.44%) vSphere
5 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.41%) vCloud
6 2 (0.41%) GPFS
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) NDS
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (1.44%) SCOM
1 7 (1.44%) SCOrch
1 7 (1.44%) SCSM
2 6 (1.23%) SCCM
3 5 (1.03%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.82%) Puppet
4 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.82%) OVSD
5 3 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (0.62%) SAP Afaria
5 3 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 75 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.08%) Cisco
3 35 (7.20%) HP
4 30 (6.17%) VMware
5 27 (5.56%) SAP
6 20 (4.12%) Ericsson
7 12 (2.47%) F5
7 12 (2.47%) BMC
8 10 (2.06%) Oracle
8 10 (2.06%) Juniper
8 10 (2.06%) NetApp
8 10 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.85%) Avaya
9 9 (1.85%) Citrix
9 9 (1.85%) Intel
10 8 (1.65%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.44%) Dell
11 7 (1.44%) McAfee
11 7 (1.44%) NetScout
11 7 (1.44%) SolarWinds
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