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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 29 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.84% 1.65% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.01% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£225 £442 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
150 149 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 69.12% 81.87% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 81 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015. 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 2 £225 -48.15% 1
Plymouth +2 1 - -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Procurement Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flask
1 1 (12.50%) Leaflet
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VME
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) ICL
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle