The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 56 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 13 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.20% 1.01% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.26% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Median daily rate £300 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £350 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £431 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £387
% change year-on-year +13.51% -4.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% +68.75%  

Service Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 473 477 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.90% 80.17% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1180 1045
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £313 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 53 121
Median hourly rate £19.19 £37.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.13% +57.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Cambridgeshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 8 £300 -14.28% 1
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
Service Delivery
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 6 (30.00%) SQL
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) SLA
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Tableau
4 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) GDPR
5 2 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) gevent
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (5.00%) pytest
1 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (5.00%) Smart City
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Virgin Media