The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 19 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 16 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.99% 1.63% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 1.85% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Median daily rate £325 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £455 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.91% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 240 270 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.89% 88.24% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 183 265
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Bedfordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Dunstable - 9 - -
Luton +14 7 £325 -35.00% 2
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 18 (51.43%) Service Management
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Service Design
5 6 (17.14%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.29%) Windows
6 5 (14.29%) People Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITSM
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.57%) High Availability
8 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) DNS
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.57%) IaaS
8 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.57%) Line Management
8 3 (8.57%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Coaching

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (5.71%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Service Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL Service Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Operations Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Process Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blog
1 1 (2.86%) CMDB
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Service Management
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) Service Design
4 6 (17.14%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 5 (14.29%) People Management
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.57%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) Line Management
7 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.57%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £210.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Annapurna HR
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago