The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 36 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 40 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.78% 3.65% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 4.98% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 5
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£348 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% +31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -1.49%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 261 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.91% 73.31% 66.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 123 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £32.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear -6 32 £352 -3.68% 6
Durham -11 6 £300 -14.28% 1
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 23 (34.85%) MS Office
3 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
4 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 20 (30.30%) ITIL
5 20 (30.30%) Service Management
6 19 (28.79%) SQL
6 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
7 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 16 (24.24%) C#
8 16 (24.24%) .NET
9 15 (22.73%) VB.NET
9 15 (22.73%) VBA
9 15 (22.73%) VBScript
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (22.73%) Incident Management
9 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (21.21%) Data Management
10 14 (21.21%) N-Tier
11 13 (19.70%) Cisco
11 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (18.18%) Web Design
12 12 (18.18%) Firewall
12 12 (18.18%) LAN
12 12 (18.18%) WAN
12 12 (18.18%) DNS

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.52%) Lync
5 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (34.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) LAN
1 12 (18.18%) WAN
1 12 (18.18%) DNS
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (16.67%) SSL
3 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (10.61%) Network Security
4 7 (10.61%) SAN
5 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.09%) Junos
6 3 (4.55%) LDAP
6 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.55%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) Arabic Language
2 1 (1.52%) Front Office
2 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Product Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Architect
8 1 (1.52%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Server Support
8 1 (1.52%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.67%) Web Services
4 10 (15.15%) MDX
5 3 (4.55%) LAMP
5 3 (4.55%) Django
6 2 (3.03%) Middleware
7 1 (1.52%) AppFabric
7 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.52%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) WF
7 1 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.61%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.58%) Open Source
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (4.55%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) CMDB
6 2 (3.03%) iPad
6 2 (3.03%) Economics
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) AS400
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
6 2 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) ITIL
1 20 (30.30%) Service Management
2 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (22.73%) Incident Management
3 14 (21.21%) Data Management
4 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.18%) Web Design
6 11 (16.67%) Network Management
6 11 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 9 (13.64%) Network Design
9 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
9 8 (12.12%) Scrum
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.09%) Time Management
11 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.58%) DevOps
12 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) VBScript
3 15 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 15 (22.73%) VBA
4 12 (18.18%) VB
5 6 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
7 4 (6.06%) C
7 4 (6.06%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Python
8 3 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (10.61%) JSP 440
3 5 (7.58%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) BS7799
4 1 (1.52%) BS15000
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 8 (12.12%) vSphere
1 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (7.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.52%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.52%) Netcool
4 1 (1.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco
3 11 (16.67%) Juniper
3 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.15%) McAfee
4 10 (15.15%) HP
5 9 (13.64%) F5
6 7 (10.61%) 3PAR
6 7 (10.61%) EMC
6 7 (10.61%) TippingPoint
7 3 (4.55%) Lotus
7 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) Crossbeam
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
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