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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 55 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.95% 4.20% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 5.43% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.03 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -31.67%
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
548 700 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.32% 77.35% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 275
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
Warrington -10 8 £450 -3.74% 3
Crewe - 2 - -
Chester +9 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 5
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 26 (55.32%) ITIL
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
3 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
3 16 (34.04%) Service Management
4 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) CRAMM
7 9 (19.15%) SLA
8 8 (17.02%) Supplier Management
9 7 (14.89%) ISEB
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) ITSM
10 6 (12.77%) Change Control
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
11 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (10.64%) Oracle
11 5 (10.64%) Windows
12 4 (8.51%) C
12 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.51%) Migration
12 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
12 4 (8.51%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
12 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
12 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
13 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
13 3 (6.38%) VMware
13 3 (6.38%) Time Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (6.38%) Documentum
1 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) BODI
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Service Manager
2 17 (36.17%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (34.04%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Operations Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Transition Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Service Design Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Payroll Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Tandem
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Handset
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) HPUX
2 3 (6.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) ITIL
2 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
2 16 (34.04%) Service Management
3 10 (21.28%) CRAMM
4 8 (17.02%) Supplier Management
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) ITSM
5 6 (12.77%) Change Control
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.38%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Scala
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) F5
3 3 (6.38%) Compuware
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
Runcorn
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 17 days ago