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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 48 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 61 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.36% 3.15% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.12% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 9
Average daily rate £350 £369 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £472 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £387 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +9.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.64 - £11.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +36.00%
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
1481 1262 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.55% 76.53% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 677 541
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.49 £15.50 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Stockport - 4 £530 - 1
Salford - 2 £325 -
Oldham +5 1 £200 -56.98% 2
Rochdale - 1 - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) ITIL
3 19 (19.19%) Finance
3 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.15%) Project Management
5 11 (11.11%) Service Management
5 11 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (10.10%) User Stories
6 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.10%) SLA
7 9 (9.09%) Scrum
7 9 (9.09%) Banking
8 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.08%) Migration
8 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
8 8 (8.08%) User Experience
9 7 (7.07%) BPR
9 7 (7.07%) Web Services
9 7 (7.07%) TDD
9 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.06%) Degree
10 6 (6.06%) Unix
10 6 (6.06%) Java
10 6 (6.06%) Cisco
10 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
10 6 (6.06%) Business Transformation
10 6 (6.06%) BDD
11 5 (5.05%) MHEG
11 5 (5.05%) Kalman Filter

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.01%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) DHCP
1 5 (5.05%) DNS
1 5 (5.05%) Firewall
1 5 (5.05%) Network Security
1 5 (5.05%) VoIP
2 4 (4.04%) Skype
2 4 (4.04%) VPN
2 4 (4.04%) Wireless
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.03%) FTP
3 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.02%) HTTP
4 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 2 (2.02%) SMTP
4 2 (2.02%) SNMP
4 2 (2.02%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.02%) GIS
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) DataStage
3 1 (1.01%) DB2
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Subversion
2 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) PeopleTools
2 2 (2.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) AppScan
3 1 (1.01%) Gradle
3 1 (1.01%) JBehave
3 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Maven
3 1 (1.01%) Mocha
3 1 (1.01%) NuGet
3 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) French Language
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) Delivery Manager
2 19 (19.19%) Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Service Manager
4 16 (16.16%) Services Delivery Manager
5 13 (13.13%) Business Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Business Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Head of Operations
9 4 (4.04%) Head of Service Operations
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.03%) Spring
2 3 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.01%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.01%) Express
4 1 (1.01%) ISPF
4 1 (1.01%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.01%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
1 8 (8.08%) User Experience
2 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) MHEG
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Interactive TV
5 3 (3.03%) IPTV
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) CMDB
6 2 (2.02%) Life Science
6 2 (2.02%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Unix
2 5 (5.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) AIX
3 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) ITIL
3 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.15%) Project Management
5 11 (11.11%) Service Management
5 11 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.10%) User Stories
7 9 (9.09%) Scrum
8 8 (8.08%) Migration
9 7 (7.07%) BPR
9 7 (7.07%) TDD
9 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.06%) BDD
10 6 (6.06%) Business Transformation
11 5 (5.05%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (5.05%) Release Management
11 5 (5.05%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (5.05%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.06%) Java
3 5 (5.05%) SQL
4 4 (4.04%) Python
5 2 (2.02%) PeopleCode
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
5 2 (2.02%) Ruby
5 2 (2.02%) SQR
6 1 (1.01%) ABAP
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) JCL
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) ISEB
3 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ACSA
5 1 (1.01%) ACSP
5 1 (1.01%) APMP
5 1 (1.01%) CCDP
5 1 (1.01%) CCIP
5 1 (1.01%) CCNP
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
5 1 (1.01%) MCSE
5 1 (1.01%) MOS
5 1 (1.01%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.02%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Cisco
3 5 (5.05%) Citrix
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) SAP
4 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.03%) OpenTV
5 2 (2.02%) Aruba
5 2 (2.02%) Avaya
5 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.01%) Apple
6 1 (1.01%) BT
6 1 (1.01%) EMC
6 1 (1.01%) ESRI
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.01%) Remedy
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