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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 29 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.49% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +60.00%
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
262 264 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.17% 69.84% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 125 70
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £675 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +137.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
Liverpool - 5 £556 - 3
Service Delivery
North West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) FMCG
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) APMP
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Capability Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Bid Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft