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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 44 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% 1.67% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.23% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +165.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -9.73%
Service Delivery
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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
260 224 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.70% 74.92% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 59
Average daily rate £360 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow