The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.09% 4.52% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 5.00% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £436 £525 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.04% +35.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £23.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.95% +45.31%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 160 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 87.63% 90.40% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 104 72
Median daily rate £457 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.25% +3.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -  
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Middlesex

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Improvement Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Services Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com