The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 26 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.51% 1.10% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.34% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £575 - £375
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 149 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.89% 82.32% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 57 44
Median daily rate £500 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
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 the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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 Midlands region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP