The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 24 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% 0.70% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.87% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £480 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
Service Delivery
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 115 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.90% 80.99% 89.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 72
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 25
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -32.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.71 £25.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 2 (50.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft