Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 67 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 -23 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 54 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.25% 3.26% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 3.90% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 42
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £416 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -4.32% +8.02%
10th Percentile £279 £311 £313
90th Percentile £453 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £421
% change year-on-year -2.35% +0.89% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +48.51% -55.11%
10th Percentile £14.10 £15.41 £10.62
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.00 £13.62
South East median hourly rate £15.65 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -13.08% +24.14% -3.33%

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 1,466 1,973 1,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.26% 83.50% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 920 796
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £240 £252 £225
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 93 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.90 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £43.68 £48.75 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.95
% change year-on-year +8.04% -3.38% -5.04%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +10 51 £415 -0.12% 10
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 34 (62.96%) ITIL
2 29 (53.70%) Service Management
3 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
4 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Finance
6 16 (29.63%) Project Management
7 14 (25.93%) SLA
7 14 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
9 12 (22.22%) Windows
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 10 (18.52%) Matrix Management
11 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 9 (16.67%) CRM
12 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
12 9 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (12.96%) Unix
14 7 (12.96%) Linux
14 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
14 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
14 7 (12.96%) Supplier Management
15 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
15 6 (11.11%) SIEM
15 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (11.11%) SharePoint

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 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Automotive
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Service Transition Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Transition Manager
5 6 (11.11%) IT Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.41%) DBA
7 4 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Service Security Manager
7 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Supplier Manager
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL Service Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) ITIL
2 29 (53.70%) Service Management
3 16 (29.63%) Project Management
4 14 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.52%) Matrix Management
6 9 (16.67%) CRM
6 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.96%) Supplier Management
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.11%) SIEM
8 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (9.26%) ITSM
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery Management
9 5 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.07%) 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%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Citrix
2 5 (9.26%) F5
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) Avaya
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Computacenter