The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 55 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 31 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.51% 2.19% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.98% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 14
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £189 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £465 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 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 £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 838 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.06% 73.57% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 443 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Service Delivery
North West

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 +9 11 £325 - 1
Bolton - 5 - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (27.78%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.96%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) SLA
3 7 (12.96%) OOD
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Service Management
4 6 (11.11%) Finance
5 5 (9.26%) Data Management
5 5 (9.26%) CISMP
5 5 (9.26%) QA
6 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.41%) Android
6 4 (7.41%) TDD
6 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (7.41%) CRM
6 4 (7.41%) OOP
6 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) BDD

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.41%) Calabash
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Service Manager
3 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.70%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) iPhone
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) OO
2 7 (12.96%) OOD
3 6 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (9.26%) Data Management
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) TDD
5 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) OOP
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (7.41%) BDD
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.70%) VB6
4 2 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CISMP
2 4 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) NDS
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Legato
1 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec
4 1 (1.85%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago