The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 57 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 32 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.35% 2.22% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.97% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 14
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£338 £287 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £182 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £451 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.05% +126.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +5.18%
Service Delivery
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Salford 0 8 £331 +1.92%
Bolton - 2 - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.04%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.04%) SLA
6 7 (12.28%) OOD
6 7 (12.28%) .NET
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (12.28%) Service Management
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) People Management
7 6 (10.53%) Change Control
8 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.77%) Degree
8 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (8.77%) Line Management
9 4 (7.02%) iOS Development
9 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
9 4 (7.02%) Calabash
9 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.02%) BDD
9 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
9 4 (7.02%) Android

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
1 1 (1.75%) SAN
1 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Calabash
1 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Service Manager
4 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.02%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.51%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 2 (3.51%) iPhone
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.02%) Android
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) Service Management
5 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.28%) People Management
6 6 (10.53%) Change Control
7 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.77%) Line Management
8 4 (7.02%) iOS Development
8 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) OOP
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
8 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) SQR
4 2 (3.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CISMP
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Citrix
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Symantec
3 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.75%) Veeam
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