The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 40 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.30% 3.59% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 5.22% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
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£443 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.35 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.78% -3.82%
Service Delivery
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 115 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 75.97% 68.86% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 87 73
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £187 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 28
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - - - - 2
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) FTP
3 4 (33.33%) SNMP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) Telnet
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) PDA
4 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
1 4 (33.33%) SNMP
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) MPLS
1 4 (33.33%) OSPF
1 4 (33.33%) Telnet
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) PDA
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft