Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 63 62
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 41 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.94% 2.78% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.41% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 31
Bristol median daily rate £390 £365 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -7.01% +15.44%
10th Percentile £325 £286 £160
90th Percentile £537 £605 £613
South West median daily rate £395 £425 £409
% change year-on-year -7.06% +3.98% +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £15.50 -
South West median hourly rate £24.91 £15.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year +60.71% -43.39% -32.40%

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 1,805 1,526 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 85.46% 81.56% 84.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,270 1,003 894
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £285 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 38 57
Bristol median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -30.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.60 £12.75
90th Percentile £62.28 £48.25 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -10.54%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 (46.34%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
6 8 (19.51%) Service Management
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 7 (17.07%) Office 365
8 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) Decision-Making
8 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.63%) WAN
8 6 (14.63%) SLA
8 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
8 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) Migration
9 5 (12.20%) Change Management
9 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.20%) Virtual Team
10 4 (9.76%) Contract Negotiation
10 4 (9.76%) People Management
10 4 (9.76%) DevOps
10 4 (9.76%) Windows
10 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
10 4 (9.76%) Java
10 4 (9.76%) Problem Management

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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) JBoss
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.44%) SMS
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Electronics
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Service Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.76%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Service Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Service Transition Leader
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Operations
6 2 (4.88%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) EJB
3 1 (2.44%) JSF
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
5 8 (19.51%) Service Management
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) Decision-Making
6 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Contract Negotiation
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) People Management
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
8 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (7.32%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) NEC
3 1 (2.44%) Nokia
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) VMware