The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 63 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 100 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 2.21% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.05% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 20
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£375 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £670 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £38.17 £12.49 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.56% -26.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.46 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £13.83 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -19.35%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2930 2231 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.59% 72.48% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1177 819
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 118 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.53 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.85 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Manchester +15 59 £388 +98.71% 34
Cheshire -6 21 £335 +36.73% 8
Lancashire 0 13 £380 +68.88% 2
Cumbria - 3 £505 - 2
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 57 (31.67%) ITIL
2 53 (29.44%) Finance
3 40 (22.22%) Oracle
4 37 (20.56%) Project Management
5 28 (15.56%) Service Management
6 21 (11.67%) Cisco
7 20 (11.11%) Citrix
7 20 (11.11%) VMware
7 20 (11.11%) Change Management
7 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 19 (10.56%) Programme Management
8 19 (10.56%) SLA
9 17 (9.44%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (9.44%) SQL
9 17 (9.44%) Firewall
9 17 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (8.89%) CRM
10 16 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (8.33%) QA
11 15 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 15 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 15 (8.33%) Migration
12 14 (7.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
12 14 (7.78%) MS Project
12 14 (7.78%) SSL
12 14 (7.78%) PKI
12 14 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (7.78%) Kaspersky

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.78%) JBoss
2 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.11%) IIS
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) CICS
4 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Project
1 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.67%) MS Office
5 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (2.22%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.56%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) Firewall
2 14 (7.78%) SSL
2 14 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (7.22%) Network Security
4 12 (6.67%) WAN
5 6 (3.33%) LAN
6 4 (2.22%) GPRS
6 4 (2.22%) GSM
6 4 (2.22%) WCDMA
6 4 (2.22%) SAN
6 4 (2.22%) 2G
6 4 (2.22%) 3G
6 4 (2.22%) HSPA
6 4 (2.22%) LTE
6 4 (2.22%) 4G
6 4 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.11%) VLAN
7 2 (1.11%) Internet
7 2 (1.11%) VPN
8 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.56%) MS Access
4 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (29.44%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Local Government
3 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.00%) Banking
5 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.67%) Retail
6 3 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.67%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (19.44%) Analyst
2 28 (15.56%) Service Manager
3 19 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.33%) Architect
5 13 (7.22%) Integration Manager
5 13 (7.22%) Services Delivery Manager
5 13 (7.22%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (6.11%) Security Analyst
6 11 (6.11%) Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Consultant
8 8 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (3.89%) Applications Architect
9 7 (3.89%) PMO Lead
10 6 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 6 (3.33%) SOA Developer
11 5 (2.78%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) J2EE
2 6 (3.33%) XML
2 6 (3.33%) WSDL
3 5 (2.78%) Apache Camel
3 5 (2.78%) J2ME
3 5 (2.78%) J2SE
3 5 (2.78%) Java ME
3 5 (2.78%) Java SE
3 5 (2.78%) Java EE
4 4 (2.22%) RESTful
5 3 (1.67%) EDI
5 3 (1.67%) .NET
6 2 (1.11%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.56%) React
7 1 (0.56%) HTML
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) Web Services
7 1 (0.56%) HTML5
7 1 (0.56%) OSGi
7 1 (0.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) PKI
2 7 (3.89%) Life Science
3 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.22%) GIS
5 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.67%) Statistics
5 3 (1.67%) SecurID
6 2 (1.11%) PMI
6 2 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.56%) DTV
7 1 (0.56%) Handset
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) VSAM
7 1 (0.56%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.56%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.11%) VME
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.67%) ITIL
2 37 (20.56%) Project Management
3 28 (15.56%) Service Management
4 20 (11.11%) Change Management
5 19 (10.56%) Programme Management
6 17 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.89%) CRM
8 15 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 15 (8.33%) Migration
9 14 (7.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (6.11%) SIEM
11 11 (6.11%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (6.11%) Scrum
12 10 (5.56%) Supplier Management
12 10 (5.56%) Network Management
12 10 (5.56%) Change Control
13 9 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.44%) SQL
2 10 (5.56%) Java
3 8 (4.44%) C
4 2 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.56%) JCL
5 1 (0.56%) VB6
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.44%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (7.22%) CISM
3 13 (7.22%) CISSP
4 12 (6.67%) CISMP
4 12 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.56%) Degree
5 10 (5.56%) CCENT
6 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.67%) MCSE
7 2 (1.11%) CCIE
7 2 (1.11%) ISEB
7 2 (1.11%) CCA
7 2 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.11%) CCEE
7 2 (1.11%) CCAA
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.56%) SLA
2 16 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (8.33%) QA
4 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) Basel III
6 1 (0.56%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) XenApp
3 2 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (22.22%) Oracle
2 21 (11.67%) Cisco
3 20 (11.11%) Citrix
3 20 (11.11%) VMware
4 15 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 14 (7.78%) Kaspersky
6 13 (7.22%) Clearswift
6 13 (7.22%) SAP
7 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.22%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.22%) Nortel
8 4 (2.22%) Mapinfo
8 4 (2.22%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.22%) Huawei
8 4 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.67%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.67%) HP
10 2 (1.11%) Informatica
10 2 (1.11%) NetApp
10 2 (1.11%) Remedy
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Cumbria
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Rate: £150.00 per day
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Manchester
Real Staffing
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Rate: £160 - £200 per day
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Chester
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