The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 49 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.66% 3.20% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 4.67% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £332 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% +23.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -19.35%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 257 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.64% 68.53% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 133 143
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Gloucester +6 5 £413 +17.85%
Cheltenham -10 1 £450 -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SLA
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Business Development
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) NAS
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) People Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Information Management
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) BCP
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) CCNP
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.56%) MS Project
8 1 (5.56%) Network Design
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Services Delivery Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Service Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Service Performance Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Report Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Performance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Development
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) People Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco