The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.86% 2.71% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.00% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +11.76%  
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 £16.00 £27.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -40.74% +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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 205 200 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 83.67% 90.50% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 151 109
Median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -44.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.80 £17.30 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Northampton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Northampton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Northampton

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) ITSM
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
5 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) OVSD
5 4 (44.44%) Network Design
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) ICMP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) ICMP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) ITSM
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
5 4 (44.44%) Network Design
5 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) Service Design
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto