The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 34 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 0.78% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.03% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £446 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+34.28% +16.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 291 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.06% 75.39% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 148 100
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +520.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the Merseyside region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Merseyside region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool +4 2 £471 -0.75%
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) HR Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Improvement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle