Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 October 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 69 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 -32 +15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 54 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.99% 3.15% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.84% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 61
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £300 £313
90th Percentile £452 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.35% +1.19% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +48.51% -57.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.97 £10.62
90th Percentile £16.80 £18.00 £13.62
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.42
% change year-on-year -22.22% +9.61% -1.96%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,563 1,849 1,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.45% 82.07% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 875 816
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.30% +8.07%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +4.53% -11.77%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.58 £9.12
90th Percentile £45.25 £58.25 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 51 £414 +3.50% 4
Service Delivery
South East

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

1 41 (75.93%) ITIL
2 36 (66.67%) Service Management
3 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
4 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
5 22 (40.74%) DV Cleared
6 20 (37.04%) ITIL V3
7 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (27.78%) ITSM
10 14 (25.93%) Change Management
10 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 12 (22.22%) Windows
11 12 (22.22%) SLA
12 11 (20.37%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (16.67%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) Unix
14 8 (14.81%) SQL
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) Project Management
14 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
15 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
16 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
16 6 (11.11%) CRM
16 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
16 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
16 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (11.11%) Matrix Management
16 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
17 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Service Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Service Transition Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Transition Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Service Assurance Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) ITIL
2 36 (66.67%) Service Management
3 20 (37.04%) ITIL V3
4 16 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (27.78%) ITSM
6 14 (25.93%) Change Management
7 11 (20.37%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (14.81%) Project Management
9 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.11%) CRM
9 6 (11.11%) Matrix Management
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
10 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (7.41%) Service Design
12 3 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (40.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.26%) MCDBA
5 5 (9.26%) MCITP
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CEH
6 2 (3.70%) GCIH
6 2 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Citrix
2 5 (9.26%) F5
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow