The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.94% 3.73% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.87% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +5.18%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 226 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 73.80% 76.61% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 113
Average daily rate £325 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 17
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £37.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) DataPower
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Software Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) MBA
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) VB

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Quality Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Assurance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 2 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) DataPower
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) RAD
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MBA
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Ericsson