Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 63 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 38 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.51% 3.17% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.81% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 51
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -16.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £192 £229 £300
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.83% +1.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -28.38% -19.57%

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 1,343 1,678 1,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.71% 83.07% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 901 814
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 82 47
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.24 £14.05 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.88% -12.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -20.00%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +5 33 £425 +1.92% 7
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Amersham - 1 £108 -
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 27 (71.05%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) SLA
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Service Management
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (26.32%) Retail
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (15.79%) SAP
7 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
8 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) Automotive
8 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.16%) B2C
8 5 (13.16%) Service Design
9 4 (10.53%) vRealize
9 4 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (10.53%) ITSM
9 4 (10.53%) IBM
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring

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 2 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) NWDS
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Automotive
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) German Language
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Transition Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Communications Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Service Management
3 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.16%) B2C
5 5 (13.16%) Service Design
6 4 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (10.53%) eTOM
6 4 (10.53%) ITSM
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.89%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) ABAP
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) SAP
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) IBM