The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 58 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 2.12% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.66% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 22
Average daily rate £325 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £539 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £12.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.05 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -8.94%
Service Delivery
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -14 7 £300 -33.33% 1
Chester -3 1 £480 -
Macclesfield - 1 £355 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 14 (27.45%) Service Management
5 11 (21.57%) Project Management
5 11 (21.57%) ITIL V3
6 10 (19.61%) Performance Management
7 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.69%) SLA
8 8 (15.69%) Supplier Management
9 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
10 6 (11.76%) C++
10 6 (11.76%) Python
10 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 6 (11.76%) Business Transformation
10 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.80%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (9.80%) Migration
12 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.84%) Change Management
12 4 (7.84%) Windows
12 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (7.84%) Banking
12 4 (7.84%) Analytics
12 4 (7.84%) Android
13 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
13 3 (5.88%) AirWatch

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Service Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (13.73%) IT Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Applications Manager
6 5 (9.80%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Support Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (5.88%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.96%) Social Media
3 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Android
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Service Management
4 11 (21.57%) ITIL V3
4 11 (21.57%) Project Management
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Management
6 8 (15.69%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (7.84%) Analytics
9 4 (7.84%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Line Management
11 2 (3.92%) Coaching
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.76%) C++
2 6 (11.76%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) CCNP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MBA
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Avaya
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.96%) Juniper
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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