The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 28 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.

Services Delivery
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton - - 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +61.61%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 23 26 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 65.71% 78.79% 86.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 100
Median daily rate £290 £425 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.76% -15.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £530 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Taunton

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet