The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.01% 2.11% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.41% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £398 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.31% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.49% -5.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 314 332 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 85.79% 87.60% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 242 180
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.95 £32.50 £22.50
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Northamptonshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Northamptonshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Northamptonshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 7 £525 +10.52%
Kettering +4 2 £300 -
Service Delivery
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Service Management
3 10 (55.56%) ITSM
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) SLA
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) Network Design
7 4 (22.22%) OVSD
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 4 (22.22%) ICMP
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) CCNP
7 4 (22.22%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) BGP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (22.22%) ICMP
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) ADSL
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) IT Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) ITSM Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Design Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Service Management
3 10 (55.56%) ITSM
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 4 (22.22%) Network Design
5 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 1 (5.56%) Information Management
8 1 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (5.56%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OVSD
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Zerto
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle