Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +25
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 15 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.66% 3.10% 8.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 3.61% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 30
Luton median daily rate £475 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +61.54% -31.58%
10th Percentile £363 £163 £213
90th Percentile £750 £588 £414
Bedfordshire median daily rate £390 £525 £320
% change year-on-year -25.71% +64.06% -32.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £25.00

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 294 249 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.30% 85.86% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 159 183
Luton median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £307 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +117.39%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) API Design
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Service Design
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Linux

Service Delivery
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) DWDM
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) RIP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DTS
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Head of IT
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Operations
3 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) API Design
3 3 (20.00%) Service Design
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCENT
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) HP