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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 43 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 35 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.29% 1.25% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.63% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 4
Average daily rate
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£353 £125 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.00% -64.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £110 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £358 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +9.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 673 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.65% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 375 482
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 31 (60.78%) ITIL
2 29 (56.86%) Service Management
3 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle
4 10 (19.61%) Supplier Management
5 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) QA
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.73%) SQL
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.76%) Change Management
8 6 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) Release Management
8 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (7.84%) SLA
10 4 (7.84%) C#
10 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.84%) BDD
10 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.88%) Workflow Management
11 3 (5.88%) TDD
11 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
11 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (5.88%) Test Automation

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.88%) ClearQuest
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
2 1 (1.96%) NUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Service Manager
2 15 (29.41%) Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Delivery Manager
3 14 (27.45%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Service Management Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Functional Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Service Continuity Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) NHS
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) AIX
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) ITIL
2 29 (56.86%) Service Management
3 11 (21.57%) Business Continuity
4 10 (19.61%) Supplier Management
5 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) Release Management
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
7 6 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
9 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
10 3 (5.88%) TDD
10 3 (5.88%) Workflow Management
10 3 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 3 (5.88%) BS25999
4 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.96%) OpenView
1 1 (1.96%) OVSD
1 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos
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