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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 33 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.99% 0.28% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 0.37% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £338 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -9.29%
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
186 269 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.10% 75.56% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 165 134
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 4 (18.18%) Test Management
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Relationship Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Relationships Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Relationships Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Transition Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Change Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto