The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 17 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 Dorset 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 27 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.60% 1.60% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.19% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £426 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.08% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.49 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 137 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 72.73% 73.26% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 77 101
Average daily rate £401 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 4 £426 +42.08% 2
Wimborne - - - -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware