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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 90 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 234 262 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.43% 2.64% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.38% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 118 114
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £192 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £12.49
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +60.12%
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
7669 7741 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.51% 77.93% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4708 4348 3877
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 282 277
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -8 73 £423 +9.03% 22
Surrey 0 43 £375 +9.09% 13
Hampshire -12 32 £390 +4.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 26 £415 +7.09% 2
West Sussex -11 24 £425 +46.55% 2
Kent -5 17 £415 - 5
Oxfordshire +5 11 £420 +1.81% 4
Middlesex -1 10 £450 +16.27%
East Sussex +1 5 £340 +7.08% 5
Sussex +4 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 5 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.

1 193 (42.70%) ITIL
2 86 (19.03%) Project Management
3 85 (18.81%) Service Management
4 79 (17.48%) Finance
5 69 (15.27%) Security Cleared
6 64 (14.16%) Windows
7 59 (13.05%) Telecoms
8 56 (12.39%) SLA
9 51 (11.28%) Microsoft
10 49 (10.84%) Change Management
11 48 (10.62%) ITIL V3
12 45 (9.96%) SC Cleared
12 45 (9.96%) Problem Management
13 43 (9.51%) PRINCE2
14 39 (8.63%) HP
14 39 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (7.96%) Cisco
16 35 (7.74%) Firewall
17 34 (7.52%) VMware
17 34 (7.52%) Active Directory
17 34 (7.52%) Degree
17 34 (7.52%) Service Design
18 33 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (7.08%) MS Excel
20 30 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (5.97%) SharePoint
21 27 (5.97%) Windows Server
22 26 (5.75%) Linux
23 25 (5.53%) SQL

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 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.33%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.88%) IIS
6 4 (0.88%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.76%) MS Project
3 16 (3.54%) MS Office
4 4 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) SPSS
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.44%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) PaaS
2 2 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Boomi
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.74%) Firewall
2 21 (4.65%) 3G
3 20 (4.42%) SAN
4 19 (4.20%) 4G
5 17 (3.76%) Internet
6 14 (3.10%) WAN
7 13 (2.88%) Wireless
8 12 (2.65%) LAN
8 12 (2.65%) LDAP
9 10 (2.21%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.99%) Diameter Protocol
10 9 (1.99%) INAP
10 9 (1.99%) LTE
10 9 (1.99%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (1.77%) ISDN
11 8 (1.77%) MGW
12 7 (1.55%) ATM
12 7 (1.55%) DNS
12 7 (1.55%) VLAN
12 7 (1.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.77%) MySQL
3 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.88%) DB2
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.66%) Big Data
7 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) AppScan
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 79 (17.48%) Finance
2 59 (13.05%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.42%) Back Office
4 12 (2.65%) Retail
5 8 (1.77%) Legal
6 7 (1.55%) Front Office
6 7 (1.55%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.11%) Banking
7 5 (1.11%) Marketing
7 5 (1.11%) Military
8 4 (0.88%) Local Government
9 3 (0.66%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (21.02%) Service Manager
2 60 (13.27%) Services Delivery Manager
3 59 (13.05%) Delivery Manager
4 43 (9.51%) Analyst
5 30 (6.64%) Architect
6 28 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 27 (5.97%) ITIL Manager
8 24 (5.31%) IT Manager
9 21 (4.65%) Transition Manager
10 20 (4.42%) ITIL Service Manager
11 19 (4.20%) Consultant
12 17 (3.76%) Developer
12 17 (3.76%) Service Transition Manager
12 17 (3.76%) Telecoms Manager
13 16 (3.54%) Service Analyst
13 16 (3.54%) Support Engineer
14 12 (2.65%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
15 11 (2.43%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.98%) SOAP
2 16 (3.54%) CSS
2 16 (3.54%) HTML
3 11 (2.43%) .NET
4 10 (2.21%) REST
5 9 (1.99%) Django
5 9 (1.99%) SPML
6 8 (1.77%) Middleware
7 6 (1.33%) JSON
7 6 (1.33%) Sass
8 5 (1.11%) XML
9 4 (0.88%) jQuery
9 4 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
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%) Play Framework
10 3 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.87%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.88%) User Experience
5 9 (1.99%) CMDB
6 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.55%) NHS
6 7 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.55%) PKI
7 6 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.11%) Clustering
9 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.88%) Economics
9 4 (0.88%) FMCG
10 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.66%) PMI
10 3 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.16%) Windows
2 27 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 26 (5.75%) Linux
4 22 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.88%) Unix
7 12 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.77%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.88%) AIX
10 4 (0.88%) Debian
11 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.22%) Android
12 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (42.70%) ITIL
2 86 (19.03%) Project Management
3 85 (18.81%) Service Management
4 49 (10.84%) Change Management
5 48 (10.62%) ITIL V3
6 45 (9.96%) Problem Management
7 43 (9.51%) PRINCE2
8 39 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (7.52%) Service Design
10 33 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (5.31%) Migration
13 22 (4.87%) Incident Management
14 21 (4.65%) Process Improvement
15 18 (3.98%) CRM
16 17 (3.76%) Scrum
17 16 (3.54%) Risk Management
18 15 (3.32%) ITSM
18 15 (3.32%) Mentoring
19 14 (3.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.53%) SQL
2 18 (3.98%) JavaScript
3 15 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.32%) Python
4 13 (2.88%) VBScript
5 10 (2.21%) Java
6 8 (1.77%) C#
7 7 (1.55%) Perl
8 6 (1.33%) C
8 6 (1.33%) Ruby
9 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.88%) VB
10 3 (0.66%) ABAP
10 3 (0.66%) COBOL
10 3 (0.66%) Scala
11 2 (0.44%) C++
11 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
4 34 (7.52%) Degree
5 22 (4.87%) DV Cleared
6 21 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.32%) CCNA
8 15 (3.32%) MCSE
9 9 (1.99%) CCNP
9 9 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (1.77%) CISSP
10 8 (1.77%) HNC
10 8 (1.77%) MCSA
10 8 (1.77%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.55%) HND
11 7 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.11%) MCITP
12 5 (1.11%) PMP
12 5 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.39%) SLA
2 10 (2.21%) QA
3 8 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.32%) vSphere
4 11 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.99%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.55%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.33%) UAG
9 5 (1.11%) Firmware
10 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.66%) Xen
11 3 (0.66%) XenApp
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 11 (2.43%) SCCM
2 8 (1.77%) WSUS
3 6 (1.33%) Ansible
3 6 (1.33%) Puppet
4 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.66%) Cacti
5 3 (0.66%) Nagios
5 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.44%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (0.44%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.44%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.44%) MOM
6 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.63%) HP
3 36 (7.96%) Cisco
4 34 (7.52%) VMware
5 18 (3.98%) Citrix
6 17 (3.76%) Oracle
7 14 (3.10%) Nokia
7 14 (3.10%) Remedy
8 10 (2.21%) Dell
9 9 (1.99%) SAP
10 8 (1.77%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.55%) Avaya
11 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.33%) IBM
13 5 (1.11%) Ericsson
13 5 (1.11%) F5
13 5 (1.11%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.11%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.88%) Axway
Berkshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vadis People
Rate: Circa £275-£350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vadis People
Rate: Circa £400-450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RP International
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £340.00 per day + Dep on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £34000 - £35000 per day + Circa £35'000
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £26000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Please quote
Posted: 23 days ago