The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
England / South West
Rank 75 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 67 98 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.51% 3.25% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.98% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 45
Median daily rate £375 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £960
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +35.43%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2202 2460 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 81.51% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1679 1650
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 88
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Gloucestershire +14 23 £375 -6.25%
Wiltshire -15 16 £370 +5.71% 4
Devon -1 10 £500 +66.66% 1
Bristol -22 10 £375 +2.73% 5
Dorset +7 2 - - 2
Cornwall - 2 £300 -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 43 (36.75%) ITIL
1 43 (36.75%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.64%) Windows
2 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.93%) SC Cleared
4 26 (22.22%) Finance
5 24 (20.51%) SLA
6 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.53%) Apple
7 17 (14.53%) Active Directory
8 16 (13.68%) MS Office
8 16 (13.68%) Oracle
9 14 (11.97%) Business Analysis
10 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 13 (11.11%) Network Management
10 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 12 (10.26%) Office 365
11 12 (10.26%) Data Centre
11 12 (10.26%) DBS Check
11 12 (10.26%) Time Management
11 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
12 11 (9.40%) Cisco
12 11 (9.40%) SQL
12 11 (9.40%) Linux
12 11 (9.40%) Wireless
13 10 (8.55%) Firewall
13 10 (8.55%) Project Management
13 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
13 10 (8.55%) VMware

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (5.13%) Apache
1 6 (5.13%) IIS
1 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) Confluence
2 5 (4.27%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.71%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Office
2 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Wireless
2 10 (8.55%) Firewall
3 9 (7.69%) Network Security
4 7 (5.98%) DHCP
4 7 (5.98%) DNS
5 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.27%) Internet
6 5 (4.27%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.42%) VPN
7 4 (3.42%) WAN
8 3 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.85%) Extranet
10 1 (0.85%) LAN
10 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.85%) VLAN
10 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.42%) Big Data
4 4 (3.42%) OrientDB
4 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.56%) MySQL
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.71%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.71%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Ant
1 5 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (4.27%) Bitbucket
1 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.27%) JIRA
1 5 (4.27%) Subversion
2 4 (3.42%) PeopleTools
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Electronics
2 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.13%) Marketing
2 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Law
3 2 (1.71%) Legal
3 2 (1.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.68%) Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (8.55%) 1st Line Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.98%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Customer Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Customer Support Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) .NET
1 3 (2.56%) CSS
1 3 (2.56%) EJB
1 3 (2.56%) HTML
1 3 (2.56%) Java EE
1 3 (2.56%) JFC
1 3 (2.56%) JSF
1 3 (2.56%) REST
1 3 (2.56%) Spring
1 3 (2.56%) XML
2 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.71%) Apache Camel
2 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.71%) jQuery
2 2 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.85%) Ajax
3 1 (0.85%) JSON
3 1 (0.85%) Lucene
3 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Wiki
5 4 (3.42%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.40%) Linux
4 9 (7.69%) AIX
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.98%) Mac OS X
6 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.27%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.56%) Android
9 2 (1.71%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) NetWare
10 1 (0.85%) Unix
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.97%) Business Analysis
4 13 (11.11%) Network Management
5 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.26%) Time Management
6 10 (8.55%) Project Management
6 10 (8.55%) Release Management
7 9 (7.69%) Change Management
7 9 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.69%) OO
7 9 (7.69%) Scrum
7 9 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 8 (6.84%) Demand Management
8 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.98%) DevOps
9 7 (5.98%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.98%) Service Management
10 6 (5.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) SQL
2 6 (5.13%) Java
2 6 (5.13%) Perl
2 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.27%) C
3 5 (4.27%) Ruby
3 5 (4.27%) VBScript
4 4 (3.42%) PeopleCode
4 4 (3.42%) SQR
5 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) Scala
6 2 (1.71%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.71%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.93%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) DBS Check
4 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) HND
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.85%) MBA
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.51%) SLA
2 8 (6.84%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) GDPR
3 2 (1.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Kibana
1 2 (1.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.53%) Apple
3 16 (13.68%) Oracle
4 11 (9.40%) Cisco
5 10 (8.55%) VMware
6 9 (7.69%) IBM
7 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.84%) F5
7 8 (6.84%) Nokia
8 7 (5.98%) Citrix
9 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.13%) SAP
10 5 (4.27%) HP
11 4 (3.42%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (2.56%) Dell
12 3 (2.56%) Toshiba
13 2 (1.71%) Juniper
13 2 (1.71%) Lotus
13 2 (1.71%) NEC
14 1 (0.85%) EMC
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