The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 31 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 Cheltenham 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 15 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.83% 1.22% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 2.33% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 67.50% 52.44% 66.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 35
Average daily rate £400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £11.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.63% -70.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Service Delivery
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Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) CMDB
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
6 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) Windchill
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft