The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 17 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.69% 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate £235 £416 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -10.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 172 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.04% 75.77% 67.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 46 73
Average daily rate £383 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) QA
6 4 (14.29%) SCCM
6 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) IPv4
7 3 (10.71%) IPv6
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.71%) VB
7 3 (10.71%) MS Office
7 3 (10.71%) ADSL
7 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.71%) CTI
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
7 3 (10.71%) WFM
7 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
7 3 (10.71%) IVR
7 3 (10.71%) IPsec
7 3 (10.71%) Multimedia

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) IPv4
2 3 (10.71%) IPv6
2 3 (10.71%) ADSL
2 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
2 3 (10.71%) CTI
2 3 (10.71%) MPLS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) IPsec
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) PABX
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (7.14%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Quality Manager
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Data Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Sourcing Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Support
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Server Support
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
1 3 (10.71%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) IVR
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
4 3 (10.71%) WFM
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Software Distribution
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) RAD
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Business Development
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Korn
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Avaya
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Nortel
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin