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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 78 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 240 257 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.53% 2.80% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 3.75% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 87
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -26.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.97 £24.20 £37.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.63 £19.13
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.52%
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
7343 6851 6117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.28% 74.64% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4443 3749 3299
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 257 264
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -2 74 £368 -0.33% 18
Surrey -2 43 £438 +36.93% 19
Hampshire -33 38 £350 -6.66% 12
Buckinghamshire -13 36 £418 +15.17% 6
Oxfordshire -10 17 £450 -10.00% 5
East Sussex +2 14 £330 -22.35% 3
Middlesex +2 7 £390 +20.93%
Kent - 5 £456 - 8
West Sussex -15 4 £525 +90.90% 4
M4 Corridor - 1 £330 -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 201 (40.20%) ITIL
2 116 (23.20%) Service Management
3 96 (19.20%) Project Management
4 85 (17.00%) Security Cleared
5 82 (16.40%) Microsoft
6 79 (15.80%) Telecoms
7 74 (14.80%) SLA
8 71 (14.20%) Windows
9 69 (13.80%) Finance
10 63 (12.60%) SC Cleared
11 60 (12.00%) Degree
12 58 (11.60%) Change Management
13 57 (11.40%) Cisco
14 51 (10.20%) PRINCE2
15 48 (9.60%) HP
16 46 (9.20%) MS Excel
17 42 (8.40%) Migration
18 41 (8.20%) SQL
18 41 (8.20%) LAN
19 40 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (8.00%) VMware
20 39 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
21 38 (7.60%) Management Information System
22 37 (7.40%) SAP
23 36 (7.20%) Active Directory
23 36 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
25 31 (6.20%) Incident Management
26 30 (6.00%) Problem Management
26 30 (6.00%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (1.60%) Lync
5 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.60%) IIS
6 3 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.40%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.60%) MS Office
3 23 (4.60%) MS Project
4 14 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.80%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Changepoint
2 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.60%) SAP MII
3 2 (0.40%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.20%) SaaS
2 18 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.00%) IaaS
4 13 (2.60%) PaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Office 365
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.40%) Yammer
6 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.20%) LAN
2 26 (5.20%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.80%) WAN
4 23 (4.60%) Firewall
5 21 (4.20%) DNS
6 20 (4.00%) VLAN
7 17 (3.40%) SAN
7 17 (3.40%) DHCP
8 16 (3.20%) WLAN
8 16 (3.20%) Fibre Channel
9 15 (3.00%) NAS
10 14 (2.80%) Internet
11 11 (2.20%) Network Security
11 11 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.00%) 3G
13 8 (1.60%) VoIP
13 8 (1.60%) OSPF
13 8 (1.60%) BGP
14 7 (1.40%) Wireless
14 7 (1.40%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.60%) OLTP
4 7 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.60%) OLAP
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.60%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Subversion
2 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) MSI
3 2 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (15.80%) Telecoms
2 69 (13.80%) Finance
3 14 (2.80%) Marketing
4 12 (2.40%) Retail
4 12 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.00%) Back Office
5 10 (2.00%) Legal
6 9 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.60%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.40%) Publishing
8 7 (1.40%) Banking
9 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.00%) Billing
10 3 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 111 (22.20%) Service Manager
2 70 (14.00%) Delivery Manager
3 63 (12.60%) Analyst
4 58 (11.60%) Services Delivery Manager
5 37 (7.40%) Project Manager
6 33 (6.60%) Consultant
7 26 (5.20%) Network Engineer
8 24 (4.80%) Developer
8 24 (4.80%) Architect
9 21 (4.20%) Transition Manager
10 17 (3.40%) Service Transition Manager
11 16 (3.20%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.20%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.80%) Technical Manager
13 12 (2.40%) Service Analyst
13 12 (2.40%) Administrator
13 12 (2.40%) Coordinator
14 11 (2.20%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.00%) Senior Manager
16 9 (1.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.20%) HTML
2 14 (2.80%) CSS
3 8 (1.60%) Django
3 8 (1.60%) Sass
4 7 (1.40%) .NET
5 5 (1.00%) JSP
5 5 (1.00%) SOAP
5 5 (1.00%) HTML5
5 5 (1.00%) REST
6 4 (0.80%) Middleware
7 3 (0.60%) SAP PI
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.60%) XML
7 3 (0.60%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.60%) BAPI
7 3 (0.60%) SAP XI
7 3 (0.60%) SAP ALE
7 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.60%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.60%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.80%) Statistics
5 9 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.40%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.20%) Clustering
7 6 (1.20%) Economics
7 6 (1.20%) RMADS
7 6 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.60%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.60%) Social Media
11 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.20%) Windows
2 21 (4.20%) Linux
3 20 (4.00%) UNIX
3 20 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.60%) Solaris
8 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.60%) VMS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.20%) ITIL
2 116 (23.20%) Service Management
3 96 (19.20%) Project Management
4 58 (11.60%) Change Management
5 51 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 42 (8.40%) Migration
7 40 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (6.20%) Incident Management
10 30 (6.00%) Problem Management
11 29 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (4.40%) CRM
13 20 (4.00%) Business Continuity
13 20 (4.00%) Programme Management
13 20 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (3.60%) ITIL V3
16 17 (3.40%) ITSM
17 16 (3.20%) Risk Management
17 16 (3.20%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.20%) SQL
2 19 (3.80%) C
3 15 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.60%) Java
5 12 (2.40%) Python
5 12 (2.40%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.00%) Perl
7 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.60%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.60%) VBScript
7 3 (0.60%) VB
7 3 (0.60%) ABAP
7 3 (0.60%) C-shell
8 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.40%) Scala
8 2 (0.40%) VBA
8 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.40%) Ruby
8 2 (0.40%) PHP
8 2 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 85 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 60 (12.00%) Degree
4 39 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
5 28 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.60%) DV Cleared
7 21 (4.20%) CCNA
8 20 (4.00%) CCNP
9 16 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.60%) PMP
10 13 (2.60%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.60%) HND
11 8 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.20%) MCSE
13 4 (0.80%) HNC
13 4 (0.80%) CCDP
13 4 (0.80%) CCENT
14 3 (0.60%) SAP Certification
14 3 (0.60%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (14.80%) SLA
2 17 (3.40%) QA
3 10 (2.00%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.60%) COSO
6 3 (0.60%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) BS15000
7 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 36 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.60%) vCloud
4 9 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.40%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.40%) GPFS
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) XenServer
8 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.20%) NDS
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.60%) vMotion
2 9 (1.80%) SCOM
3 7 (1.40%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.40%) SCSM
4 6 (1.20%) Puppet
4 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.00%) SCCM
6 4 (0.80%) OpenView
6 4 (0.80%) Cacti
7 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.60%) SAP Afaria
7 3 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.40%) OVSD
8 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.40%) Cisco
3 48 (9.60%) HP
4 40 (8.00%) VMware
5 37 (7.40%) SAP
6 21 (4.20%) Oracle
7 14 (2.80%) Citrix
8 11 (2.20%) NetApp
8 11 (2.20%) F5
9 10 (2.00%) Intel
9 10 (2.00%) BMC
10 9 (1.80%) Juniper
10 9 (1.80%) Ericsson
11 8 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.40%) NetScout
13 6 (1.20%) CA
13 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.20%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.20%) Remedy
13 6 (1.20%) McAfee
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