The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 38 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 1.87% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.78% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £313 £293 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £279 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £365 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 180 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.68% 67.16% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 122 92
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
Hampshire

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle