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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 40 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.73% 3.77% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 4.87% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £219 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £516 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 530 780 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.42% 77.38% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 426 401
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 10
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Reading

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 20 (40.82%) Project Management
3 16 (32.65%) Service Management
4 15 (30.61%) Process Improvement
5 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.41%) CRM
6 10 (20.41%) IBM
6 10 (20.41%) PMP
6 10 (20.41%) PMI Certification
7 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
7 9 (18.37%) Finance
7 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.37%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (16.33%) Budget Control
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.33%) NetApp
8 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
9 7 (14.29%) Huawei
9 7 (14.29%) SLA
9 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.24%) Six Sigma
10 6 (12.24%) ITSM
11 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.20%) CMMI
11 5 (10.20%) Change Management
11 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (10.20%) PMI
11 5 (10.20%) Risk Management

Service Delivery
Top Related 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 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) BGP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) ICMP
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) JUnit
2 2 (4.08%) MSTest
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Law
3 3 (6.12%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Problem Manager
1 7 (14.29%) Storage Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Engagement Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Change Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
4 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Consultant
4 2 (4.08%) Data Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Data Storage Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.08%) ERP Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Support Officer
4 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) Celery
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Django
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) PMI
3 4 (8.16%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) RIA
5 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) SUSE
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 20 (40.82%) Project Management
3 16 (32.65%) Service Management
4 15 (30.61%) Process Improvement
5 10 (20.41%) CRM
6 9 (18.37%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (16.33%) Budget Control
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
8 6 (12.24%) ITSM
8 6 (12.24%) Six Sigma
9 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 5 (10.20%) CMMI
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
9 5 (10.20%) Presales
9 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.16%) Change Control
10 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
1 3 (6.12%) Java
1 3 (6.12%) Python
2 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.08%) C#
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) PMI Certification
1 10 (20.41%) PMP
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) OVSD
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 8 (16.33%) NetApp
4 7 (14.29%) Huawei
5 3 (6.12%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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