Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 44 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 27 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.96% 2.77% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 3.32% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 37
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +61.54% -31.58%
10th Percentile £348 £163 £212
90th Percentile £735 £644 £414
East of England median daily rate £425 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +27.82% -5.00% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
East of England median hourly rate £13.72 £22.17 £12.00
% change year-on-year -38.12% +84.71% -9.09%

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 573 512 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.02% 83.39% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 326 372
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
10th Percentile £269 £211 £240
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 39
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £13.70
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.70
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 16 £475 -9.52% 2
Henlow - 4 £368 -
Bedford +3 1 £370 -17.78%
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
Service Delivery
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) LAN
4 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) CCNP
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) Process Management
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) JSP 440
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM

Service Delivery
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) DWDM
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) HSRP
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) RIP
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) DTS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Coordinator
1 4 (14.81%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Support
2 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Head of IT
3 2 (7.41%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) WCF
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Process Management
6 4 (14.81%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Adaptive Security
7 3 (11.11%) API Design
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Korn
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CCENT
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) HP NNM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) F5
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) BT
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) SAP