The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 Knutsford 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 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 76.27% 80.00% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 20
Average daily rate £405 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
Cheshire

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Knutsford region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec