The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 40 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 17 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.84% 3.07% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 4.02% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 23
Median daily rate £363 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.78%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 468 522 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.26% 76.20% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 277 275
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Hertfordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Watford +7 11 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £406 +84.65%
Hatfield -9 2 £288 - 1
Stevenage +2 1 - -
Service Delivery
East of England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) SLA
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) SIEM
8 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) OWASP
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.54%) IISP
8 3 (11.54%) GISP
8 3 (11.54%) Office 365
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (11.54%) SABSA
8 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.54%) CCNA
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.54%) CISSP

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Service Manager
2 13 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Service Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) EPoS Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Service Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) OWASP
6 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) SABSA
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) CISA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) CISM
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
1 3 (11.54%) GIAC
1 3 (11.54%) GISP
1 3 (11.54%) IISP
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) BMC
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Xerox
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