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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 33 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.08% 0.91% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 1.28% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate £350 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 235 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.41% 71.21% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 356
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
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 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 18 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
Cheltenham -2 5 - -
Gloucester - 2 £350 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) SLA
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
4 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (14.29%) Nortel
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) WFM
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Nortel Meridian
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) SSH
7 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (9.52%) Handset
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) CMS
7 2 (9.52%) NetApp

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Windchill
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Nortel Meridian
1 2 (9.52%) SSH
1 2 (9.52%) PBX
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Server Technician
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Project Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.52%) WFM
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) NFS
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Nortel
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) StorageTek
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software
6 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
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