The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 17 30
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.28% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.00% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35 50 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 67.31% 64.10% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 69
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Wiki
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat