The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 29 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 Cheshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 46 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 20 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.49% 3.52% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 4.71% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Average daily rate
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£335 £334 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +270.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +9.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 573 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.35% 74.71% 62.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 242 301
Average daily rate £390 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.65 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +4 3 £373 -12.74%
Chester -9 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £345 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) MPLS
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.78%) SLA
4 8 (17.78%) Change Management
4 8 (17.78%) Banking
5 7 (15.56%) BGP
5 7 (15.56%) OSPF
5 7 (15.56%) Juniper
5 7 (15.56%) CCNP
5 7 (15.56%) Riverbed
5 7 (15.56%) F5
6 6 (13.33%) Release Management
6 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.33%) Service Management
7 5 (11.11%) Wireless
7 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 5 (11.11%) MS Office
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) UNIX
8 4 (8.89%) Windows
8 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.89%) VPN
8 4 (8.89%) NHS
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.89%) Blackberry

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (4.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) MPLS
2 7 (15.56%) OSPF
2 7 (15.56%) BGP
3 5 (11.11%) Wireless
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
5 3 (6.67%) PSTN
6 2 (4.44%) ADSL
6 2 (4.44%) ISDN
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.44%) SNMP
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.22%) MGW
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Operations Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Service Operations Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) NHS
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) CMDB
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
1 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (17.78%) Change Management
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Release Management
5 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) ERP
8 2 (4.44%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) VB
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCNP
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) APMP
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) PMP
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Juniper
3 7 (15.56%) Riverbed
3 7 (15.56%) F5
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) CA
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Verint
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
Chester, Cheshire
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