The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Delivery Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Services Delivery Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Consultant
Rank 597 575 585
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Consultant 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.008% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£203 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Services Delivery Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Services Delivery Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Services Delivery Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Consultant within the UK.

Services Delivery Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Consultant
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 9 £203 - 1
London +21 6 - -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 £200 - 1
South West - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Leicester - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

Services Delivery Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Services Delivery Consultant in their job title 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 with Services Delivery Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Front Office
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (18.18%) AppSense
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Compaq
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

Services Delivery Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Services Delivery Consultant in their job title 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 with Services Delivery Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Front Office
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Compaq
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) VMware