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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South West / Bristol
Rank 56 43 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.36% 3.15% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.81% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 9
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £415 £1,100
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 642 734 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.55% 82.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 528 480
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Bristol

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 11 (40.74%) SLA
2 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Nokia
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) F5
4 7 (25.93%) Demand Management
4 7 (25.93%) Office 365
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) Apple
7 3 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Wireless
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Service Delivery
Top Related 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 (7.41%) MS Project Server
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
1 7 (25.93%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DTS
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) PeopleTools
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Check Point Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Demand Management
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) BPR
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) Document Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleCode
2 1 (3.70%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
1 7 (25.93%) F5
1 7 (25.93%) Nokia
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (11.11%) Dell
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Toshiba
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.70%) Percona