The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 47 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 16 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.26% 1.79% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.68% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £270 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £690 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.88 - £18.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 410 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.46% 66.67% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 248 246
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Delivery.

1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) ADSL
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) Lotus
5 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Banking
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (6.67%) Avaya
8 2 (6.67%) Windows
8 2 (6.67%) LAN

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (23.33%) ADSL
3 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) RTCP
5 1 (3.33%) RTP
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Service Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 6 (20.00%) Sourcing Manager
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Security
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) Avaya
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) ESRI
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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