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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 38 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.34% 1.44% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.62% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £387 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +10.34%
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
175 185 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.13% 88.52% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 108 48
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £311 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 28 June 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Jython
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) HR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft