The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 47 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 20 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 4.16% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 5.44% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 6
Median daily rate £400 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +40.00%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 625 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.98% 76.41% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 422 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Linux
4 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 8 (20.51%) SLA
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
6 7 (17.95%) Line Management
6 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 6 (15.38%) PaaS
7 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (15.38%) Workflow
7 6 (15.38%) LAMP
7 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 6 (15.38%) Avaya
7 6 (15.38%) MySQL
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 5 (12.82%) Java
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) DNS
8 5 (12.82%) Citrix
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) Firewall
8 5 (12.82%) Service Management
8 5 (12.82%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Junos
2 4 (10.26%) SSL
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) 3G
3 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) LTE
3 3 (7.69%) SSH
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) ADSL
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Build Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Data Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Junior
5 2 (5.13%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.26%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (5.13%) BYOD
3 2 (5.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Line Management
3 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.38%) Workflow
5 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 5 (12.82%) Coaching
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.82%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.69%) Logistics
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Network Planning
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) LPIC
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Avaya
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) F5
3 3 (7.69%) MobileIron
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Acronis
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) Lotus
4 2 (5.13%) NICE Systems
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas
5 1 (2.56%) VMware