Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 72 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.39% 0.91% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.07% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 9
Essex median daily rate £475 £184 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +158.50% -56.25% +5.00%
10th Percentile £331 £163 £265
90th Percentile £550 £198 £544
East of England median daily rate £425 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +41.67% -14.29% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Essex median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% -45.00% +87.50%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.15 £13.90
90th Percentile £15.57 £17.25 £32.50
East of England median hourly rate £13.72 £22.17 £12.00
% change year-on-year -38.12% +84.71% -9.09%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 681 751 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.55% 85.54% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 452 520
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 143 146
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +4.59% +3.39%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.60 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Essex

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Essex

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Essex

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Essex

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Colchester +21 13 £475 -
Southend-on-Sea -34 1 £325 +62.50%
Basildon - 1 £274 -
Service Delivery
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 11 (57.89%) ERP
3 10 (52.63%) SAP MM
3 10 (52.63%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (31.58%) People Management
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Middleware
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Transition Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) CIMA
6 3 (15.79%) ACCA
6 3 (15.79%) Billing
6 3 (15.79%) SAP ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (10.53%) Order to Cash
7 2 (10.53%) Record to Report
7 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (10.53%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) SAP FSCM
1 10 (52.63%) SAP MM
2 3 (15.79%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (47.37%) SAP Delivery Manager
2 9 (47.37%) SAP Manager
3 6 (31.58%) ERP Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Service Manager
5 4 (21.05%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Support
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Support Manager
6 3 (15.79%) Support Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Account Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) ICT Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 1 (5.26%) Service Support Manager
8 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) ERP
3 6 (31.58%) People Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Transition Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.53%) Order to Cash
6 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (10.53%) Record to Report
7 1 (5.26%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Measurement
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Design
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ACCA
1 3 (15.79%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) DameWare
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat