The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 16 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 Leeds 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 68 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 17 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 1.91% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.53% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Average daily rate £325 £358 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +36.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.49 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 594 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.07% 75.67% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 316 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £37.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Service Delivery
West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (46.34%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Service Management
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) SLA
6 9 (21.95%) Change Management
7 7 (17.07%) Workflow
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (14.63%) InfoPath
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
8 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.63%) RDF
8 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
8 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) OLAP
8 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
8 6 (14.63%) Web Services

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.63%) OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Service Manager
1 7 (17.07%) Applications Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Change Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
1 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Open Source
1 1 (2.44%) NHS
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) AIX
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Service Management
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Change Management
5 7 (17.07%) Workflow
6 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) RDF
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) XenApp
1 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) LogLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Q1 Labs
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee