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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 45 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.79% 2.29% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.26% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £475 £310 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -52.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.49 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 215 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.92% 70.26% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 83 141
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £464 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 17 £475 - 2
Durham 0 1 £500 +61.29% 2
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (12.12%) NHS
7 4 (12.12%) Intranet
7 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) Information Management
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 3 (9.09%) SLA
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Change Management
9 2 (6.06%) ITSM
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Economics
9 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Product Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Director
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) IT Assistant
6 1 (3.03%) Head of ICT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Economics
4 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) Information Management
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITSM
9 1 (3.03%) Migration
9 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
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