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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 54 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 34 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.58% 1.92% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.67% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £197 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% -39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £181 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £465 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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 £15.00 £17.69 £18.74
% change year-on-year
-15.20% -5.59%
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
977 862 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 72.13% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 464 467
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 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
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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 +6 11 £325 -
Bolton - 4 - - 1
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.29%) SLA
4 7 (12.50%) OOD
4 7 (12.50%) .NET
4 7 (12.50%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.71%) Service Management
6 5 (8.93%) QA
6 5 (8.93%) Data Management
6 5 (8.93%) CISMP
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.14%) TDD
7 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) OOP
7 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 4 (7.14%) CRM
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.14%) Cucumber

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) NAS
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.14%) Calabash
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) iPhone
2 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
1 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.50%) OO
3 7 (12.50%) OOD
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Service Management
4 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.93%) Data Management
6 4 (7.14%) TDD
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
6 4 (7.14%) CRM
6 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (7.14%) BDD
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.36%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
1 7 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.57%) VB6
3 2 (3.57%) VB
3 2 (3.57%) SQR
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) CISMP
2 4 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Legato
1 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Lotus
4 1 (1.79%) Symantec
4 1 (1.79%) Veeam
4 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
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