The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.20% 4.10% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 4.61% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 7
Median daily rate £363 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +46.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.49% -5.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 435 651 471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.83% 88.93% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 403 304
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in West Sussex

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in West Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in West Sussex

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in West Sussex

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Gatwick +2 2 - -
Worthing -2 2 - -
East Grinstead -7 1 £438 +2.94%
Horsham - 1 £288 -
Service Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 14 (58.33%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) User Stories
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Design
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Redis
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.50%) New Relic
7 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) MPLS
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.50%) Redis
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Scrum Master
1 6 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Scrum Master
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Product Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Relationship Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (12.50%) REST
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Service Design
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) SSADM
7 3 (12.50%) Statistics
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) New Relic
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco