Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 46 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.17% 2.84% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.45% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 46
Bristol median daily rate £390 £365 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -9.88% +15.71%
10th Percentile £314 £305 £243
90th Percentile £545 £605 £633
South West median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.88% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £15.50 -
South West median hourly rate £27.36 £17.06 £22.00
% change year-on-year +60.32% -22.44% -48.24%

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 1,799 1,625 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 85.02% 82.49% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,104 1,073
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £255
90th Percentile £538 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 73
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% +12.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £15.44 £12.43 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.63 £49.00 £46.40
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 24 (52.17%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) WAN
5 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 8 (17.39%) Service Management
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Office 365
5 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.22%) Decision-Making
6 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.22%) SLA
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.04%) Java
7 6 (13.04%) Firewall
7 6 (13.04%) Capacity Management
7 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) Compliance Audit
8 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 5 (10.87%) Firmware
8 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (10.87%) Migration

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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) ADSL
3 2 (4.35%) BGP
3 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.35%) Junos
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) MPLS
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) OSPF
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) VRRP
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.17%) FCoE
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MarkLogic
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) EasyMock
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Service Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL Service Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Service Transition Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Transition Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Head of Operations
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Spring
2 4 (8.70%) Spring Boot
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) EJB
3 1 (2.17%) JSF
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) CentOS
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 8 (17.39%) Service Management
6 7 (15.22%) Decision-Making
6 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.04%) Capacity Management
7 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 5 (10.87%) Compliance Audit
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (8.70%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
1 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) MCT
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Firmware
2 4 (8.70%) Docker
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) NFS
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Brocade
3 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
3 2 (4.35%) Juniper
3 2 (4.35%) McAfee
3 2 (4.35%) Meraki
3 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (2.17%) BT
4 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.17%) NEC
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Siemens
4 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard