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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Service Delivery
Rank 632 662 638
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.71% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £508 £513
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -0.97%
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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 11 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 25 September 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +34 17 £500 -4.71%
London +4 8 £500 -25.92%
West Midlands - 5 £501 -
North West - 4 £600 -
Manchester - 3 £600 -
Birmingham - 2 £501 -
City of London +16 1 £513 -35.93%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -

Head of Service Delivery Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Service Management
4 9 (34.62%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) People Management
7 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Office 365
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
9 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) iSeries
9 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.85%) Finance
9 1 (3.85%) Advertising
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco
9 1 (3.85%) Intel
9 1 (3.85%) Internet
9 1 (3.85%) Windows
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (3.85%) Line Management
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Coaching

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Service Management
4 9 (34.62%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) People Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 1 (3.85%) Coaching
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.85%) Line Management
8 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) Intel