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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 46 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 27 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.61% 0.98% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 1.24% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 5
Average daily rate
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£380 £128 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+198.03% -60.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £114 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £142 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.85 £18.98
% change year-on-year
-25.67% +4.58%
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
803 727 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.73% 78.76% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 396 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £42.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% +184.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (54.39%) ITIL
1 31 (54.39%) Service Management
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity
3 10 (17.54%) Supplier Management
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle
4 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.04%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (14.04%) Capacity Management
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.28%) QA
6 7 (12.28%) Release Management
7 6 (10.53%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
8 5 (8.77%) ClearQuest
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) Finance
8 5 (8.77%) DB2
8 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 5 (8.77%) AIX
8 5 (8.77%) Linux
8 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
8 5 (8.77%) IBM
8 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
8 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow Management
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Workflow

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
3 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ClearQuest
1 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Service Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Services Delivery Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Delivery Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Service Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Service Management Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Capacity Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Service Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) AIX
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) ITIL
1 31 (54.39%) Service Management
2 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity
3 10 (17.54%) Supplier Management
4 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.04%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (14.04%) Capacity Management
6 7 (12.28%) Release Management
7 6 (10.53%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow Management
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.77%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.02%) CRM
9 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) BS25999
4 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.75%) OpenView
1 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.75%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce