Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 30 March 2020 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.

Service Delivery
England > East Midlands
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 99 72
Rank change year-on-year +25 -27 +28
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 26 31 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.76% 1.31% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.56% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 58
Median daily rate £438 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -21.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £222 £137 £181
90th Percentile £492 £547 £488
England median daily rate £450 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +2.27% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £14.80 £12.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.95% -69.71% +178.96%
10th Percentile £14.14 £12.01 £11.04
90th Percentile £15.46 £13.94 £51.10
England median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year +11.68% +17.07% -3.91%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,172 1,991 2,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.24% 84.44% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 1,289 1,616
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £260 £250
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 88 92
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.12% -6.43%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.15 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £23.50
% change year-on-year +3.78% +2.51% -6.00%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Service Delivery in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Service Delivery in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Service Delivery in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +17 8 £450 +55.98% 6
Derbyshire +6 8 £475 +212.50% 4
Leicestershire +6 5 £210 -1.18% 6
Lincolnshire +8 2 £350 -6.67% 1
Northamptonshire +25 1 - - 1
Service Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Project Delivery
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) AWS
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) SLA
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Process Management
6 4 (15.38%) Benchmarking
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) MySQL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) Sybase
7 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) AIX
7 3 (11.54%) HPUX
7 3 (11.54%) Solaris
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) BGP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) IPsec
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) OSPF
2 3 (11.54%) RIP
2 3 (11.54%) SNMP
2 3 (11.54%) TACACS
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) DBA
2 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Application Packager
3 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) PHP-FPM
1 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) NHS
1 3 (11.54%) Robotics
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) HPUX
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Delivery
2 6 (23.08%) Coaching
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Benchmarking
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Process Management
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (11.54%) Logistics
5 3 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) CCIP
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) CCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.69%) AppDNA
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Automation Anywhere
1 3 (11.54%) Blue Prism
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) Sybase
1 3 (11.54%) UiPath
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat