The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 April 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.32% 0.72% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 0.97% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.06% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +39.39%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 206 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 75.68% 74.10% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 129 261
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Southampton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Southampton

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) V-Model
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Service Design
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Document Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) WordPress
3 3 (30.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (30.00%) QA

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
1 3 (30.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Web Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Web Content Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Assistant
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Assistant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Assistant
3 2 (20.00%) Web Content Assistant
3 2 (20.00%) Web Content Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Website Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Service Design
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) V-Model
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Document Management
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Content Writing
4 2 (20.00%) Escalation Management
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) PMO
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) VMware