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 27 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 23 15
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 9.68% 1.30% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% 1.49% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £23.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.95% +45.31%  

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 23 67 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 74.19% 87.01% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 47 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -13.15%  
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 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 27 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Support
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix