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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 33 34 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% 1.49% 13.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.78% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£355 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
203 169 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 86.02% 84.08% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 50 30
Average daily rate £400 £343 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware