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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 21 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.72% 4.81% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 6.06% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 - £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.56% +5.18%
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
103 165 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.10% 79.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 44
Average daily rate £320 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 6
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk