The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 28 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.26% 3.66% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 4.32% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £214 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -24.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £191 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £387
% change year-on-year +13.51% -4.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% +68.75%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74 162 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 80.43% 84.82% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 322 372
Median daily rate £438 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 - £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 - £19.50
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 Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Ipswich

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Ipswich

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Xen

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Relationship Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Services Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Relationships Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Relationships Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Post-Production
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) VMware