The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 12 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.86% 1.79% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 1.99% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 91 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.22% 89.88% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Luton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Luton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Luton

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Luton

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Luton region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 12 (85.71%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) IaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement