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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 15 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.72% 1.19% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.32% 1.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
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£425 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.05% +4.56%
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
111 130 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.55% 77.38% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 97 138
Average daily rate £425 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.53% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (78.26%) Management Information System
3 17 (73.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (69.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (69.57%) Workflow Management
4 16 (69.57%) WebSphere
4 16 (69.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 16 (69.57%) Workflow
4 16 (69.57%) IBM
4 16 (69.57%) ClearQuest
4 16 (69.57%) Mainframe
4 16 (69.57%) Oracle
4 16 (69.57%) DB2
4 16 (69.57%) AIX
4 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 16 (69.57%) ClearCase
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) MS Access
6 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) VBA
7 3 (13.04%) Xcelsius

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 16 (69.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) MS Access
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) Xcelsius
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) ClearCase
1 16 (69.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Specialist
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (8.70%) MI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (78.26%) Management Information System
3 16 (69.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) AIX
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (69.57%) Workflow Management
2 16 (69.57%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
1 16 (69.57%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Business Objects