The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of Service Delivery featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Service Delivery
UK
Rank 581 607 588
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.023% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Median daily rate £450 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Head of Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of Service Delivery in the job title.

Head of Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Service Delivery within the UK.

Head of Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Delivery within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 10 £450 -26.53%
London +17 6 £500 -42.02%
West Midlands -4 4 £450 -10.08%
Birmingham 0 2 £450 -10.08%

Head of Service Delivery Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Head of Service Delivery contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Head of Service Delivery in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (66.67%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
6 4 (14.81%) People Management
6 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
8 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Network Management
8 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Windows
9 1 (3.70%) Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Apache
9 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (3.70%) SLA
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.70%) Intranet

Head of Service Delivery Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Fintech
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (66.67%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
6 4 (14.81%) People Management
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
8 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (7.41%) Network Management
8 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft