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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 34 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 23 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.46% 2.52% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 3.61% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
Average daily rate £325 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.41% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £438 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £9.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -9.29%
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
519 416 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.05% 69.92% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 257 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) MySQL
4 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
4 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (18.92%) LAMP
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.92%) PaaS
4 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
6 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
6 5 (13.51%) Workflow
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
6 5 (13.51%) Banking
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) MS Office
7 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
8 3 (8.11%) Coaching
8 3 (8.11%) Junos

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Junos
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) ADSL
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Billing
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Electronics
5 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) German Language
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) IT Governance Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) SecurID
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.51%) Workflow
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CIPD
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Citrix
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Avaya
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Acronis
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus
4 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.41%) NICE Systems
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago