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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 18 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.31% 1.39% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 1.69% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 59 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.17% 81.94% 88.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 152
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
Gloucestershire

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
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 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) StorageTek
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun