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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 56 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 35 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 3.38% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 4.56% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 15
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£433 £405 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -4.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.28% -9.73%
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
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 19 December 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 20 (29.85%) ITIL
3 18 (26.87%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.94%) C#
7 8 (11.94%) OO
8 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
8 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.45%) Service Management
8 7 (10.45%) OOD
8 7 (10.45%) .NET
8 7 (10.45%) Degree
8 7 (10.45%) Change Control
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (8.96%) People Management
9 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (8.96%) CRM
9 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (8.96%) SLA
9 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
10 5 (7.46%) TDD
10 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) LAN
1 3 (4.48%) WAN
2 2 (2.99%) VLAN
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Calabash
1 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Service Manager
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.94%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.94%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.99%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) Spring
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) iPad
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) iPhone
2 2 (2.99%) NHS
2 2 (2.99%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.97%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) ITIL
2 18 (26.87%) Project Management
3 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
4 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.94%) OO
6 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
6 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) Service Management
6 7 (10.45%) OOD
6 7 (10.45%) Change Control
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.96%) People Management
7 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.96%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Supplier Management
8 5 (7.46%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) Objective-C
4 3 (4.48%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) VB
5 2 (2.99%) SQR
5 2 (2.99%) VB6
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Capita
4 2 (2.99%) IronPort
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) NetApp
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) Remedy