The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 63 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.67% 2.05% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.52% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate
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£431 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £277 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £386 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -27.77%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
963 795 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.47% 81.45% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 491 280
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £37.80 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 26 (41.27%) ITIL
2 20 (31.75%) Finance
3 18 (28.57%) Oracle
4 15 (23.81%) Service Management
5 14 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.05%) Project Management
8 11 (17.46%) Linux
9 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
9 10 (15.87%) Java
9 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.87%) Degree
9 10 (15.87%) Line Management
10 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.29%) Web Services
11 8 (12.70%) UNIX
12 7 (11.11%) C
12 7 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
12 7 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
12 7 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 7 (11.11%) DevOps
12 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.52%) Scala
13 6 (9.52%) Open Source
13 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.52%) HTTP
13 6 (9.52%) PHP
13 6 (9.52%) VB

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.59%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) SMTP
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Hudson
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (12.70%) Service Manager
2 8 (12.70%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Head of Technology
3 5 (7.94%) Capacity Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Head of Service Delivery
4 4 (6.35%) Information Specialist
4 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (4.76%) Software Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Designer
5 3 (4.76%) SOA Designer
5 3 (4.76%) Information Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Open Source
2 4 (6.35%) NHS
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Economics
4 1 (1.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Service Management
3 14 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.87%) Line Management
7 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (11.11%) DevOps
8 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
9 6 (9.52%) Supplier Management
9 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (6.35%) Information Governance
11 4 (6.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 7 (11.11%) C
3 6 (9.52%) Scala
3 6 (9.52%) VB
3 6 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) HP
4 3 (4.76%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) Genesys