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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South East / West Sussex
Rank 42 45 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 17 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.34% 2.92% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.28% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Median daily rate £413 £303 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +4.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 445 518 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.43% 89.00% 82.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 317 263
Median daily rate £435 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
Worthing +8 8 £435 +2.35%
Crawley +12 3 £300 -0.82% 2
Horsham - 2 - -
Gatwick - 1 £400 - 1
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 5 (20.83%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (12.50%) SSADM
8 3 (12.50%) RUP
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
9 2 (8.33%) QA
9 2 (8.33%) People Management
9 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (8.33%) Server Building
9 2 (8.33%) Test Management
9 2 (8.33%) SCCM
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.33%) Windows

Service Delivery
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Product Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum Master
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) SSADM
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Qualys
2 1 (4.17%) SAP