The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 37 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 17 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.26% 0.60% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 0.85% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £580
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 - £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
372 234 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 71.26% 70.06% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 114 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £730 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 16 £349 - 3
Durham - - - - 2
Northumberland - - - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (48.65%) Project Management
2 14 (37.84%) Service Management
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) Finance
7 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
7 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
8 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (16.22%) User Stories
8 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (16.22%) Network Management
8 6 (16.22%) LAN
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) ITSM
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco
9 5 (13.51%) MS Office
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) HP
9 5 (13.51%) Juniper
9 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
9 5 (13.51%) F5
9 5 (13.51%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) Open Source
10 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) Junos
4 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.70%) SMS
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Product Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Release Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Head of IT
8 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Head of Operations
8 1 (2.70%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.41%) Economics
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Project Management
2 14 (37.84%) Service Management
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
6 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
7 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (16.22%) Network Management
8 5 (13.51%) ITSM
9 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
10 3 (8.11%) Release Management
10 3 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
10 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.11%) Network Design
11 2 (5.41%) Change Management
11 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) JSP 440
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
4 1 (2.70%) BS7799
4 1 (2.70%) BS15000
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
1 5 (13.51%) HP
1 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
1 5 (13.51%) Juniper
1 5 (13.51%) F5
2 4 (10.81%) McAfee
3 3 (8.11%) Crossbeam
3 3 (8.11%) TippingPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
3 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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Rate: £37,756 - £45,053
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