Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 September 2018 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 58 63
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 39 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.96% 3.16% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.81% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 45
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £277 £250
90th Percentile £580 £602 £622
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £23.75 -
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% +59.09% +33.33%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,670 1,470 1,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.79% 82.86% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 981 1,089
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 66
Bristol median hourly rate £42.75 £31.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.90% -0.80% +13.64%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.38 £12.31
90th Percentile £68.88 £50.00 £45.63
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.49% +9.86% -4.05%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Bristol

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Bristol

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Bristol

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
5 7 (17.95%) SLA
5 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.26%) Puppet
8 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (10.26%) CentOS
8 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) Maven
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.26%) Firmware
8 4 (10.26%) Java
8 4 (10.26%) XML
8 4 (10.26%) Compliance Audit

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) ADSL
3 2 (5.13%) BGP
3 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.13%) Junos
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) OSPF
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) VRRP
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.56%) FCoE
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MarkLogic
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) Maven
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Service Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Head of Operations
5 2 (5.13%) Head of Service Operations
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Spring
1 4 (10.26%) Spring Boot
1 4 (10.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) CCTV
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) CentOS
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) Compliance Audit
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.26%) Service Design
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
6 4 (10.26%) Threat Detection
6 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCT
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
1 4 (10.26%) Firmware
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) NFS
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Brocade
3 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
3 2 (5.13%) Juniper
3 2 (5.13%) McAfee
3 2 (5.13%) Meraki
3 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.13%) Sophos
4 1 (2.56%) BT
4 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Siemens
4 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard