Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 28 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.18% 3.37% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 4.22% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 23
Reading median daily rate £460 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +12.90% -7.74%
10th Percentile £254 £220 £325
90th Percentile £598 £575 £540
Berkshire median daily rate £416 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -2.06% +11.84% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Reading median hourly rate £23.75 £24.50 £28.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.06% -15.21% +3.83%
10th Percentile £21.88 £23.25 £17.88
90th Percentile £25.63 £25.75 £42.67
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.06 £7.68
% change year-on-year -3.28% +122.28% -72.42%

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1061 1186 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.57% 79.87% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 618 920
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £228 £237
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
% change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Reading

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Reading

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Reading

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Virtual Team
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (14.29%) SLA
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) CCENT
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) CCNA
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.71%) NHS
7 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Apache
8 2 (7.14%) J2EE
8 2 (7.14%) MySQL

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) 3GPP
1 2 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Billing
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Service Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Service Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Virtual Team
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Post-Production
5 2 (7.14%) Product Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CCENT
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) logstash
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Rancher
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Huawei
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle