The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 34 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.32% 3.59% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 4.76% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Median daily rate £113 £254 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.66% -40.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £131 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £396 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 281 336 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 84.89% 75.34% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 167 209
Median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 7 £113 -14.28%
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
4 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Apple
5 11 (29.73%) ITIL
5 11 (29.73%) Time Management
5 11 (29.73%) Network Management
6 10 (27.03%) DBS Check
6 10 (27.03%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) Target Operating Model
8 8 (21.62%) SLA
9 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.22%) Wireless
10 6 (16.22%) Electronics
10 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
10 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
10 6 (16.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (16.22%) Marketing
10 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix
10 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.22%) SAP
10 6 (16.22%) DHCP

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DHCP
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
1 6 (16.22%) Wireless
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.41%) WLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) OrientDB
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleTools
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Customer Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Service Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Support Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Camel
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) jQuery
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) EJB
2 1 (2.70%) Java EE
2 1 (2.70%) JSF
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Wiki
2 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Mac OS
3 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Network Management
2 11 (29.73%) Time Management
3 9 (24.32%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Release Management
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) OOD
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleCode
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQR
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) DBS Check
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Apple
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) Nortel
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Siemens