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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
North West / Manchester
Rank 57 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 33 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.36% 2.33% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.84% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Median daily rate £400 £351 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -20.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.88 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.58 £40.00 £19.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.88 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-40.11% +53.57%

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
1157 1587 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.88% 82.31% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 925 652
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 32
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 1 £575 - 1
Oldham - 1 - -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Service Management
3 10 (16.13%) Firewall
3 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.52%) QA
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) Process Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) Release Management
6 7 (11.29%) Network Security
6 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.29%) Finance
6 7 (11.29%) ISEB
6 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.29%) CCNP
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
6 7 (11.29%) VoIP
6 7 (11.29%) Resource Allocation
7 6 (9.68%) IBM Domino
7 6 (9.68%) Windows
7 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
7 6 (9.68%) VMware
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (9.68%) Banking
7 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (9.68%) People Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.68%) IBM Domino
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) CICS
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Firewall
2 7 (11.29%) Network Security
2 7 (11.29%) VoIP
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.06%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) LAN
4 5 (8.06%) SSL
4 5 (8.06%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.45%) Internet
5 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 3 (4.84%) DHCP
6 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.84%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.23%) FCoE
7 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.23%) IPv4
7 2 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Delivery Manager
1 11 (17.74%) Service Manager
2 10 (16.13%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Domino Developer
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.84%) DBA
5 3 (4.84%) Head of Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (4.84%) Head of Service Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) IT Technician
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) React
3 1 (1.61%) ISPF
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) PKI
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.23%) Interactive TV
3 2 (3.23%) IPTV
3 2 (3.23%) Life Science
3 2 (3.23%) MHEG
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) iSeries
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) New Media
4 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Service Management
3 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 8 (12.90%) Process Improvement
4 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.29%) Release Management
5 7 (11.29%) Resource Allocation
6 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) People Management
6 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.45%) Email Filtering
8 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) ActionScript
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) C++
3 2 (3.23%) PHP
3 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Ruby
3 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) JCL
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.29%) CCNP
2 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) CCDA
6 1 (1.61%) CCDP
6 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.61%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SmoothWall
2 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Cisco
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) VMware
4 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
4 4 (6.45%) Clearswift
5 3 (4.84%) Avaya
5 3 (4.84%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Motorola
6 2 (3.23%) OpenTV
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (1.61%) Axway
7 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Sterling