The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 25 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 26 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.71% 1.65% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 2.78% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
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£425 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 - £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 144 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.88% 59.50% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 88 185
Average daily rate £390 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -37.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Service Delivery
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
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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
Cheltenham +2 7 £400 - 1
Gloucester -10 4 £428 -
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 7 (21.88%) ClearCase
7 7 (21.88%) SLA
8 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
8 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) Altiris
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (12.50%) SCOM
10 4 (12.50%) Time Management
10 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
10 4 (12.50%) Business Development
10 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
10 4 (12.50%) McAfee
10 4 (12.50%) Sophos
10 4 (12.50%) MS Visio

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.13%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Service Level Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Data Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
5 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Development
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.25%) Process Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) VBScript
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
1 4 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Altiris
4 4 (12.50%) McAfee
4 4 (12.50%) Sophos
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Lumension
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Nokia
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy