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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Consultant
Rank 581 563 529
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Consultant 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Services Delivery Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) PTC
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) FMCG
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Documentum
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) SolidWorks
5 1 (10.00%) VMware

Services Delivery Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (10.00%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (10.00%) SolidWorks
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) PTC