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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 35 37 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.87% 0.55% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.63% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Median daily rate £438 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £415 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £415 £408
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 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

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 298 316 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 79.47% 86.34% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 242 255
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -2 2 £475 +14.45% 1
Kettering - 1 - -
Service Delivery
East Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Service Design
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (9.09%) PMO
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Records Management
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) SCOM
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection

Service Delivery
Top Related 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) ICMP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 5 (45.45%) ITSM
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Records Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OVSD
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto