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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 40 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.80% 2.06% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.13% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
276 160 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.40% 65.84% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 104
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +15.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Liverpool -13 2 £475 -
Southport - 1 £375 -
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification