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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 87 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 1.37% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.70% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £275 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -19.38%
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
1098 940 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.24% 80.48% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 646 334
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 21 (47.73%) ITIL
2 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) Project Management
5 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
6 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.18%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.18%) Line Management
8 7 (15.91%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (15.91%) Service Management
8 7 (15.91%) C
8 7 (15.91%) PHP
8 7 (15.91%) UNIX
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (15.91%) Web Services
9 6 (13.64%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) VB
9 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
9 6 (13.64%) Scala
9 6 (13.64%) Open Source
10 5 (11.36%) DevOps
10 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) SMTP
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Service Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Head of Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Head of Technology
5 4 (9.09%) Information Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Information Governance Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Economics
5 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.18%) Line Management
6 7 (15.91%) Procure-to-pay
6 7 (15.91%) Service Management
7 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) Information Governance
9 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.09%) Release Management
10 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.82%) Change Management
10 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) PHP
2 7 (15.91%) C
3 6 (13.64%) VB
3 6 (13.64%) Scala
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMP
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
5 1 (2.27%) SAP