The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 30 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.86% 2.76% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 3.92% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£313 £426 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.68% +42.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £12.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+18.89% -26.52%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 153 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 80.69% 70.51% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 77 67
Average daily rate £400 £415 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £39.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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
Bournemouth - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware