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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 33 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 26 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.28% 2.59% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 3.70% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 3
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£375 £300 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £204 £580
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.85 £18.98
% change year-on-year
-25.67% +4.58%
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
451 270 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.30% 69.95% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 138 148
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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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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
Tyne and Wear +1 26 £375 +108.33% 1
Durham - - - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (32.65%) Project Management
1 16 (32.65%) Scrum
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Service Management
3 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) MS Office
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Project Management
5 10 (20.41%) ITIL
5 10 (20.41%) Incident Management
6 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.33%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (16.33%) Finance
7 8 (16.33%) LAN
7 8 (16.33%) WAN
7 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (16.33%) Network Management
8 7 (14.29%) F5
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco
8 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (14.29%) .NET
8 7 (14.29%) Firewall
8 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (14.29%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) Juniper
8 7 (14.29%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) LAN
1 8 (16.33%) WAN
2 7 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (10.20%) SSL
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 4 (8.16%) Junos
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Product Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Change and Release Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.04%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.04%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) MDX
5 1 (2.04%) AppFabric
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
5 1 (2.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.20%) Cryptography
3 4 (8.16%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Project Management
1 16 (32.65%) Scrum
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Service Management
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) ITIL
4 10 (20.41%) Incident Management
5 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (16.33%) Network Management
6 6 (12.24%) Data Management
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) User Stories
7 5 (10.20%) Network Design
7 5 (10.20%) Web Design
8 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.16%) ITSM
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
1 7 (14.29%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) VBScript
2 6 (12.24%) VB
2 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
2 6 (12.24%) VBA
3 2 (4.08%) C
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) APMP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.04%) PMP
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) BS15000
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.04%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) F5
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 7 (14.29%) HP
1 7 (14.29%) Juniper
2 6 (12.24%) McAfee
3 4 (8.16%) TippingPoint
3 4 (8.16%) EMC
3 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
4 3 (6.12%) Crossbeam
4 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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