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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 63 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 42 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.31% 1.83% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.37% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 12
Average daily rate £350 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.15 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.88 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+35.43% +10.76%
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
1490 1098 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 77.43% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 668 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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 - 3 £530 -
Bolton -4 2 - -
Salford - 1 £325 -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 38 (34.55%) ITIL
1 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.18%) Scrum
3 18 (16.36%) Project Management
3 18 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.45%) Finance
4 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.45%) TDD
5 15 (13.64%) Release Management
5 15 (13.64%) Service Management
6 14 (12.73%) Change Management
6 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.91%) Web Services
7 12 (10.91%) Cisco
8 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.00%) QA
8 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.00%) Banking
8 11 (10.00%) BDD
8 11 (10.00%) SDLC
9 10 (9.09%) MVC
9 10 (9.09%) C#
10 9 (8.18%) .NET
10 9 (8.18%) SLA
10 9 (8.18%) SAP
10 9 (8.18%) Asset Management
10 9 (8.18%) User Experience
11 8 (7.27%) ITIL V3
11 8 (7.27%) RESTful

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (3.64%) Node.js
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Office
1 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) VoIP
2 6 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.45%) Firewall
2 6 (5.45%) Wireless
3 5 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (4.55%) Network Security
3 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.55%) VPN
4 4 (3.64%) BGP
4 4 (3.64%) DHCP
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
4 4 (3.64%) FTP
4 4 (3.64%) HTTP
4 4 (3.64%) OSPF
4 4 (3.64%) SMTP
4 4 (3.64%) SNMP
4 4 (3.64%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (3.64%) SSH
4 4 (3.64%) TACACS
4 4 (3.64%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.82%) DataStage
5 2 (1.82%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.45%) JIRA
2 6 (5.45%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.64%) MSTest
5 2 (1.82%) NuGet
5 2 (1.82%) PeopleTools
5 2 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) Gradle
6 1 (0.91%) JBehave
6 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Maven
6 1 (0.91%) Mocha
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 2 (1.82%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Service Manager
2 25 (22.73%) Delivery Manager
3 23 (20.91%) Services Delivery Manager
4 20 (18.18%) Analyst
5 15 (13.64%) Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Business Analyst
7 11 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Network Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Release Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) Web Services
2 9 (8.18%) .NET
3 8 (7.27%) RESTful
4 6 (5.45%) jQuery
5 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.55%) CSS
5 5 (4.55%) HTML
6 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.64%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.64%) XML
7 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.73%) Express
7 3 (2.73%) HTML5
7 3 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.82%) CSS3
8 2 (1.82%) Modernizr
9 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.91%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) User Experience
2 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.64%) Life Science
3 4 (3.64%) Statistics
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) MHEG
5 2 (1.82%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.82%) IPTV
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Unix
2 4 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (34.55%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) Scrum
3 18 (16.36%) PRINCE2
3 18 (16.36%) Project Management
4 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.45%) TDD
5 15 (13.64%) Release Management
5 15 (13.64%) Service Management
6 14 (12.73%) Change Management
7 11 (10.00%) BDD
7 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 11 (10.00%) SDLC
8 10 (9.09%) MVC
9 9 (8.18%) Asset Management
10 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.27%) ITIL V3
10 8 (7.27%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.09%) C#
3 7 (6.36%) Python
4 5 (4.55%) Java
4 5 (4.55%) SQL
5 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (1.82%) PeopleCode
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.82%) SQR
7 1 (0.91%) ABAP
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) Ruby
7 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) CCNA
6 1 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CISM
6 1 (0.91%) CISMP
6 1 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.91%) CLAS
6 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
2 9 (8.18%) SLA
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Docker
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.82%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Cisco
3 9 (8.18%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) Citrix
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle
5 4 (3.64%) Aruba
5 4 (3.64%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.64%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.73%) VMware
7 2 (1.82%) Avaya
7 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.82%) Kaspersky
7 2 (1.82%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.82%) Teradata
8 1 (0.91%) ATG
8 1 (0.91%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.91%) ESRI
8 1 (0.91%) Remedy
8 1 (0.91%) Wyse
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