The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.71% 3.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -17.66%
Service Delivery
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 129 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.35% 78.66% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 68
Average daily rate £370 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) IBM