The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 40 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.39% 1.69% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.11% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £294 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
Service Delivery
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 284 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.88% 80.23% 63.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 208 127
Average daily rate £360 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) PMP
6 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) MS Office
7 1 (5.88%) Process Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) VMware

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Software Configuration Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Software Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Release Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) BT
2 1 (5.88%) VMware