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 29 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.

Services Delivery
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.81% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +61.61%  

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 105 99 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 85.37% 77.95% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 82
Median daily rate £450 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -23.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £262 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 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 29 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations

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 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) VMware