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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 26 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.65% 0.46% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.62% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £724 - £442
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £985 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +60.06%
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
151 161 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.97% 74.54% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 78 95
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £14.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.82% -53.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.60 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Plymouth +7 2 £1,050 -
Exeter - 1 £398 - 2
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (25.00%) People Management
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Local Government
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Retail
7 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity and Availability Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Functional Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Availability Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Commissioning Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Director
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft