The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 33 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.92% 2.59% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 3.24% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
Service Delivery
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) ITSM
4 6 (30.00%) SLA
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) Nokia
6 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.00%) HSRP
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Multicast
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Capacity and Availability Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Availability Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Capacity Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Network Support
4 3 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Check Point Support
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.00%) EPoS Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper Support
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
1 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Nokia
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp