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 3 months to 24 June 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 44 44
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.81% 3.07% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.74% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 26
Median daily rate £373 £408 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.58% +9.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £294 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £610 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 696 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.08% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 515 578
Median daily rate £388 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 9 (32.14%) SLA
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) F5
6 6 (21.43%) Demand Management
6 6 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (21.43%) Nokia
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) Network Security
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
8 4 (14.29%) Office 365
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (10.71%) Windows 7

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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) German Language
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Network Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Check Point Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Firewall Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Product Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Android
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) SUSE
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Demand Management
2 6 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Break/Fix
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) APMP
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
1 7 (25.00%) F5
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Nokia
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) Toshiba
6 2 (7.14%) arcserve
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) IronPort
7 1 (3.57%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds