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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 21 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.24% 7.88% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 9.35% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Average daily rate
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£284 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.17% +11.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £19.13
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -22.87%
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
131 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.39% 84.24% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 122 93
Average daily rate £356 £415 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £479 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) DB2
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
4 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) zOS
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) AIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP