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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 35 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.28% 2.27% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.10% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£438 £399 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 - £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.85 £18.98
% change year-on-year
-25.67% +4.58%
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
216 129 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.36% 73.30% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 79 62
Average daily rate £378 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £187 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 3 £400 -3.61% 1
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) PDA
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PDA
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle