Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 October 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 45 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.97% 1.70% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.20% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Somerset median daily rate £413 £167 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +147.01% - -
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £373
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.74% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £22.00
South West median hourly rate £24.91 £25.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.35% +14.77% +51.72%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 436 364 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.82% 77.28% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 253 193
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £161 £190
90th Percentile £531 £513 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 56
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -10.32%
10th Percentile £36.70 £13.25 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.05 £53.75 £42.75
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Somerset

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Somerset

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Somerset

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Somerset

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glastonbury - 2 £448 -
Bath -3 1 £213 -43.33%
Bridgwater - 1 £425 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Service Delivery
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SMS
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (40.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) PMO