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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
North West / Cheshire
Rank 43 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 2.21% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.82% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
Median daily rate £425 £353 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £163 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-43.02% +53.57%

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
387 710 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.66% 78.54% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 459 331
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 5 £413 -8.33% 2
Knutsford +12 1 £425 -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Change Control
3 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) JIRA
5 7 (28.00%) Service Management
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (24.00%) Wiki
6 6 (24.00%) Service Design
6 6 (24.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) SLA
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Delivery Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Service Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Service Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Wiki
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Change Control
3 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) Service Management
5 6 (24.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (24.00%) Service Design
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) ERP
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) AppSense
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Saba
3 1 (4.00%) SAP