The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Services Delivery
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 5.71% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.41% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +61.61%  

Service Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 27 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 86.11% 77.14% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 18
Median daily rate £310 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Bedford

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Bedford

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Primavera
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Primavera
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Process Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow