Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 65 66 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.13% 3.39% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 4.06% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 44
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +20.48% +10.67%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £333
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.46% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -27.03% -3.90% -51.88%

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 1,723 1,625 1,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.92% 83.42% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 793 914
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 47 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +10.46% -12.21%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.08 £10.68
90th Percentile £48.00 £77.50 £43.98
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.47% -12.63% +5.56%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 58 £425 -16.67% 15
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (72.31%) ITIL
2 31 (47.69%) Service Management
2 31 (47.69%) SC Cleared
2 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
3 24 (36.92%) Windows
4 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (33.85%) ITIL V3
6 19 (29.23%) Change Management
7 18 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
9 16 (24.62%) SLA
10 15 (23.08%) Finance
10 15 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (18.46%) VMware
12 12 (18.46%) Wireless
13 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.38%) Cisco
14 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (15.38%) NetApp
14 10 (15.38%) Firewall
14 10 (15.38%) ITSM
14 10 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
15 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (13.85%) Retail
15 9 (13.85%) Problem Management
15 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (13.85%) Linux

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 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Wireless
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (9.23%) VPN
5 5 (7.69%) BGP
5 5 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (7.69%) ICMP
5 5 (7.69%) IPsec
5 5 (7.69%) LAN
5 5 (7.69%) OSPF
6 3 (4.62%) DNS
6 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.62%) WAN
6 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) OLTP
2 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Service Manager
2 15 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.15%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Deskside Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL Service Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.15%) iPad
5 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) HACMP
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Unix
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.54%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) ITIL
2 31 (47.69%) Service Management
3 22 (33.85%) ITIL V3
4 19 (29.23%) Change Management
5 18 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.38%) ITSM
8 10 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
9 9 (13.85%) Problem Management
10 8 (12.31%) Service Design
11 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.77%) Project Management
11 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 7 (10.77%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
13 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (7.69%) People Management
14 4 (6.15%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) VBA
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) SC Cleared
1 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (7.69%) MCP
6 5 (7.69%) MCSE
7 3 (4.62%) CCNP
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.62%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.08%) CCA
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.15%) XenApp
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.54%) GPFS
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) OVSD
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) VMware
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco
3 10 (15.38%) NetApp
4 7 (10.77%) HP
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix
6 5 (7.69%) F5
7 4 (6.15%) Juniper
7 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.62%) Aruba
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle
8 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.08%) Brocade
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) BMC
10 1 (1.54%) Intel
10 1 (1.54%) Remedy