The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Leicestershire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 33 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.88% 1.57% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 2.06% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £125 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -36.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £125 £317
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 £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 194 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 62.82% 76.08% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 58
Average daily rate £350 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Service Delivery
East Midlands

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 5 £275 -
Service Delivery
East Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (47.06%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) XenApp
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Process Management
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) Local Government
7 2 (11.76%) Google

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) PABX
3 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.88%) ADSL
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Web Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Web Content Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Content Editor
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Level Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Copywriter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 2 (11.76%) Statistics
1 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus