Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 77 65 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.25% 3.74% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 4.44% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 63
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £431 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.94% +7.21% +14.86%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £300
90th Percentile £500 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £404 £388
% change year-on-year +5.32% +4.14% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.12 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.51% -55.11% +63.64%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.81% -10.88% +15.25%

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 1936 1463 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.76% 84.08% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 799 1119
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 60 62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.65 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -12 67 £414 -3.94% 4
Aylesbury - 3 £135 -
High Wycombe -10 1 - - 1
Service Delivery
South East

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

1 58 (75.32%) ITIL
2 40 (51.95%) Security Cleared
3 35 (45.45%) Finance
4 33 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 26 (33.77%) DV Cleared
6 25 (32.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
7 20 (25.97%) Service Management
8 19 (24.68%) SLA
8 19 (24.68%) Service Design
9 18 (23.38%) ISO 9001
10 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.58%) ITIL V3
13 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 11 (14.29%) Scrum
13 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
13 11 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
14 10 (12.99%) Windows
15 9 (11.69%) Release Management
15 9 (11.69%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (11.69%) DevOps
15 9 (11.69%) People Management
15 9 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification

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 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.19%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) VPN
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) MPLS
3 2 (2.60%) NAS
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
3 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 2 (2.60%) Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.30%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.30%) X.25
4 1 (1.30%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 35 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Automotive
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Service Manager
2 17 (22.08%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (19.48%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Service Transition Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Transition Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Service Design Manager
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL Service Manager
8 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Manager
10 4 (5.19%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
11 3 (3.90%) Communications Specialist
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 3 (3.90%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) ITIL
2 20 (25.97%) Service Management
3 19 (24.68%) Service Design
4 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) ITIL V3
6 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 11 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (11.69%) DevOps
8 9 (11.69%) People Management
8 9 (11.69%) Release Management
9 8 (10.39%) Logistics
9 8 (10.39%) Process Improvement
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (51.95%) Security Cleared
2 33 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 26 (33.77%) DV Cleared
4 25 (32.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.19%) MCP
6 4 (5.19%) MCSE
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.30%) CCNA
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) SLA
2 18 (23.38%) ISO 9001
3 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) OpenView
2 2 (2.60%) OVSD
2 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
2 6 (7.79%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco
3 5 (6.49%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
4 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.60%) F5
5 2 (2.60%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (1.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.30%) Brocade
6 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) Nortel
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle