The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South East / Surrey
Rank 57 70 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 32 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.74% 2.41% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.94% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 23
Median daily rate £455 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.96% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £555 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.90% -  
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 960 1053 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.12% 81.95% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 693 648
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 81 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.77 £51.68
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Surrey

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Surrey over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Surrey

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Surrey

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 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
Epsom - 14 £294 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -14 4 £456 +32.13%
Staines -6 2 £500 -
Leatherhead +22 1 £550 +76.00% 1
Guildford +1 1 - - 2
Reigate -8 1 £463 -
Redhill -10 1 - -
Godalming - 1 - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 30 (46.88%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) Oracle
3 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 26 (40.63%) SAN
3 26 (40.63%) NAS
4 24 (37.50%) Finance
5 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
6 21 (32.81%) Sun
6 21 (32.81%) Solaris
6 21 (32.81%) Change Management
6 21 (32.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (32.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 20 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 20 (31.25%) Veritas
8 19 (29.69%) Veritas File System
8 19 (29.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 19 (29.69%) High Availability
9 18 (28.13%) Change Control
10 17 (26.56%) Legal
10 17 (26.56%) NetBackup
10 17 (26.56%) Symantec
11 16 (25.00%) ITIL
12 12 (18.75%) Windows
12 12 (18.75%) Project Management
13 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (10.94%) SLA
14 6 (9.38%) MS Office
14 6 (9.38%) Perl
14 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
14 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (4.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) IaaS
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.81%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.63%) NAS
1 26 (40.63%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) FTP
3 3 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) 3G
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) SSH
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) CTI
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Administrator
2 19 (29.69%) Storage Administrator
2 19 (29.69%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (28.13%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 18 (28.13%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (28.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 10 (15.63%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) IVR
4 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 21 (32.81%) Solaris
4 12 (18.75%) Windows
5 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.69%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Change Management
2 20 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 19 (29.69%) High Availability
4 18 (28.13%) Change Control
5 16 (25.00%) ITIL
6 12 (18.75%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.69%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (4.69%) Service Management
9 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
1 6 (9.38%) Perl
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.81%) Python
2 5 (7.81%) Ruby
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) ActionScript
3 2 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
1 5 (7.81%) MCSE
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) APMP
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) CCIE
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 19 (29.69%) Veritas File System
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.81%) Puppet
3 3 (4.69%) Ansible
3 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 2 (3.13%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
3 21 (32.81%) Sun
4 20 (31.25%) Veritas
5 17 (26.56%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) Brocade
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) NetApp
7 3 (4.69%) NEC
7 3 (4.69%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.13%) Axway
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 2 (3.13%) VMware
9 1 (1.56%) Huawei
9 1 (1.56%) Mitel
9 1 (1.56%) Verint