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 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 31 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.77% 0.88% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.03% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £475 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% +38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £415 £384
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 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 204 195 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 78.76% 85.90% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 148 162
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +52.17%  
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 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 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 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) OVSD
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

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 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) ICMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto