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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 64 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 87 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.37% 2.58% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.58% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £670 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.91 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% -25.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.20 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £14.47 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -17.66%
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
2778 2180 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.69% 72.09% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1153 840
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 110 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.67 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £51.39
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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +20 53 £381 +106.08% 33
Cheshire -13 17 £373 +52.04% 14
Lancashire -11 11 £380 -20.83% 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
Cumbria - 1 £505 - 1
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 56 (32.56%) ITIL
2 53 (30.81%) Finance
3 38 (22.09%) Project Management
4 30 (17.44%) Oracle
5 29 (16.86%) Service Management
6 22 (12.79%) VMware
7 21 (12.21%) Cisco
8 20 (11.63%) SLA
8 20 (11.63%) Citrix
9 19 (11.05%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (11.05%) Programme Management
9 19 (11.05%) Change Management
10 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
11 17 (9.88%) SQL
11 17 (9.88%) Firewall
12 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (8.72%) CheckPoint
13 15 (8.72%) PRINCE2
13 15 (8.72%) CRM
13 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
13 15 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (8.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (8.14%) Migration
14 14 (8.14%) SSL
14 14 (8.14%) MS Project
14 14 (8.14%) Local Government
14 14 (8.14%) PKI
14 14 (8.14%) QA
14 14 (8.14%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.49%) JBoss
2 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.58%) Node.js
5 1 (0.58%) Lync
5 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.14%) MS Project
3 12 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.33%) MS Office
6 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.33%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (1.74%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.58%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) PaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) Firewall
2 14 (8.14%) SSL
2 14 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (7.56%) Network Security
4 12 (6.98%) WAN
5 6 (3.49%) LAN
6 4 (2.33%) 3G
6 4 (2.33%) SAN
6 4 (2.33%) GPRS
6 4 (2.33%) GSM
6 4 (2.33%) WCDMA
6 4 (2.33%) 2G
6 4 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.33%) 4G
6 4 (2.33%) HSPA
6 4 (2.33%) LTE
7 3 (1.74%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) VPN
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Big Data
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 53 (30.81%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Local Government
3 11 (6.40%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.23%) Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.74%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (21.51%) Analyst
2 28 (16.28%) Service Manager
3 18 (10.47%) Project Manager
4 16 (9.30%) Architect
5 12 (6.98%) Services Delivery Manager
5 12 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (6.40%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.81%) Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Applications Architect
9 8 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) PMO Lead
10 7 (4.07%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Integration Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Transition Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Service Transition Manager
11 6 (3.49%) SAP Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) J2EE
2 6 (3.49%) Apache Camel
3 4 (2.33%) .NET
3 4 (2.33%) RESTful
4 3 (1.74%) XML
4 3 (1.74%) WSDL
5 2 (1.16%) EDI
5 2 (1.16%) J2ME
5 2 (1.16%) J2SE
5 2 (1.16%) CSS
5 2 (1.16%) HTML
5 2 (1.16%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.16%) Java ME
5 2 (1.16%) Java SE
5 2 (1.16%) Java EE
5 2 (1.16%) HTML5
6 1 (0.58%) CSS3
6 1 (0.58%) OSGi
6 1 (0.58%) React
6 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) PKI
2 7 (4.07%) Life Science
3 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.33%) GIS
4 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.74%) Statistics
5 3 (1.74%) SecurID
5 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.16%) PMI
6 2 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) MHEG
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.58%) IPTV
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Windows
2 4 (2.33%) UNIX
3 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) VME
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.56%) ITIL
2 38 (22.09%) Project Management
3 29 (16.86%) Service Management
4 19 (11.05%) Programme Management
4 19 (11.05%) Change Management
5 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.72%) PRINCE2
6 15 (8.72%) CRM
6 15 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (8.14%) Migration
7 14 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (8.14%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (6.40%) SIEM
8 11 (6.40%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (5.81%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.81%) Supplier Management
9 10 (5.81%) Change Control
10 9 (5.23%) Network Management
11 8 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) SQL
2 8 (4.65%) C
2 8 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.58%) VB6
4 1 (0.58%) Ruby
4 1 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.58%) VB
4 1 (0.58%) JCL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.56%) CISSP
3 13 (7.56%) CISM
4 12 (6.98%) CISMP
4 12 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.40%) Degree
6 10 (5.81%) CCENT
7 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CCA
8 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.16%) ISEB
8 2 (1.16%) CCIE
8 2 (1.16%) MCSE
8 2 (1.16%) CCEE
8 2 (1.16%) CCAA
8 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.63%) SLA
2 16 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (8.14%) QA
4 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) Basel III
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.16%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
1 1 (0.58%) SCCM
1 1 (0.58%) SCOM
1 1 (0.58%) Oozie
1 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 30 (17.44%) Oracle
2 22 (12.79%) VMware
3 21 (12.21%) Cisco
4 20 (11.63%) Citrix
5 15 (8.72%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.14%) Kaspersky
7 13 (7.56%) SAP
7 13 (7.56%) Clearswift
8 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.91%) HP
10 4 (2.33%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.33%) Mapinfo
10 4 (2.33%) Nortel
10 4 (2.33%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.33%) Huawei
10 4 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (1.74%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.16%) Informatica
12 2 (1.16%) NetApp
12 2 (1.16%) AppSense
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