The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 30 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.

Services Delivery
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester - 10.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £348 -
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 £17.50 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -27.08% +61.61%  

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 Colchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 24 45 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 72.73% 93.75% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Median daily rate £425 £348 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -17.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £274 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Colchester

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix