Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 70 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.18% 3.39% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 4.04% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 52
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £444 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +8.23% +17.14%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £316
90th Percentile £500 £584 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +6.92% +1.92% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -48.15% +63.64%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -29.68%

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 1,821 1,459 1,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.77% 83.75% 81.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 784 949
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £257
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 54 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -8.61% +29.12%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.60 £42.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year - -18.23% +52.88%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -11 61 £425 -5.56% 16
Aylesbury 0 2 £135 -50.91%
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 50 (71.43%) ITIL
2 41 (58.57%) Security Cleared
3 39 (55.71%) SC Cleared
4 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 20 (28.57%) Finance
8 19 (27.14%) Windows
9 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (24.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 16 (22.86%) Service Management
12 15 (21.43%) ITIL V3
13 14 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (20.00%) People Management
13 14 (20.00%) Change Management
14 12 (17.14%) VMware
15 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
15 11 (15.71%) SLA
16 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (12.86%) Service Design
17 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Project
17 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (12.86%) Wireless
18 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
18 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
18 8 (11.43%) Cisco
18 8 (11.43%) ISO 9001
18 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Wireless
2 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.00%) Firewall
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.57%) VPN
5 5 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 5 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (4.29%) BGP
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (4.29%) ICMP
6 3 (4.29%) Internet
6 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.29%) IPsec
6 3 (4.29%) OSPF
6 3 (4.29%) Skype
6 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.43%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Service Manager
2 18 (25.71%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (22.86%) Services Delivery Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Team Leader
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL Manager
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL Service Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Service Design Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Communications Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Linux
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.86%) Unix
8 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) ITIL
2 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (24.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 16 (22.86%) Service Management
5 15 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 14 (20.00%) Change Management
6 14 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 14 (20.00%) People Management
7 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
8 9 (12.86%) Service Design
9 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.43%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.57%) ITSM
11 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.14%) CRM
12 5 (7.14%) Scrum
12 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (58.57%) Security Cleared
2 39 (55.71%) SC Cleared
3 23 (32.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 21 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.71%) MCP
7 4 (5.71%) MCSE
7 4 (5.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (4.29%) CCNP
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.86%) CCA
9 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.43%) CCNA
10 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.43%) MCSA
10 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
2 8 (11.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) OVSD
2 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) NetApp
5 5 (7.14%) F5
5 5 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix
6 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.29%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (4.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (4.29%) Brocade
7 3 (4.29%) Juniper
7 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) Aruba
9 1 (1.43%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Nortel
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle