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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 74 55 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 106 92 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.45% 2.98% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 4.01% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 15
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£475 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £518 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.96 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.70% -67.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 -4 49 £409 +25.76% 18
Cheshire -1 41 £500 +25.78% 10
Lancashire -17 8 £502 +50.45% 1
Merseyside -11 3 £425 -10.52% 2
Cumbria - 2 £388 - 1
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 76 (38.38%) ITIL
2 55 (27.78%) Project Management
3 53 (26.77%) Finance
4 42 (21.21%) Service Management
5 30 (15.15%) Change Management
6 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (13.13%) Cisco
8 25 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (11.62%) VMware
10 23 (11.62%) Citrix
10 23 (11.62%) PRINCE2
11 22 (11.11%) Firewall
11 22 (11.11%) Problem Management
12 20 (10.10%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (10.10%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (9.60%) Supplier Management
13 19 (9.60%) PKI
13 19 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 19 (9.60%) SLA
14 18 (9.09%) CheckPoint
14 18 (9.09%) SSL
14 18 (9.09%) Kaspersky
15 17 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (8.59%) Security Patching
15 17 (8.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
17 15 (7.58%) Network Security
17 15 (7.58%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (4.04%) JBoss
2 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) CICS
3 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.51%) Lync
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.51%) Node.js
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.05%) MS Project
2 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.02%) MS Office
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.51%) Primavera
1 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) SaaS
2 5 (2.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.11%) Firewall
2 20 (10.10%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (9.09%) SSL
4 15 (7.58%) Network Security
5 12 (6.06%) WAN
6 5 (2.53%) DNS
7 4 (2.02%) VPN
7 4 (2.02%) HTTP
8 3 (1.52%) LAN
8 3 (1.52%) Internet
9 2 (1.01%) 802.11
9 2 (1.01%) OSPF
9 2 (1.01%) BGP
9 2 (1.01%) TACACS
9 2 (1.01%) Telnet
9 2 (1.01%) Wireless
9 2 (1.01%) SSH
9 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.01%) MS Access
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.51%) Big Data
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MSI
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (26.77%) Finance
2 10 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.04%) Banking
5 7 (3.54%) Local Government
6 5 (2.53%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (23.74%) Analyst
2 43 (21.72%) Service Manager
3 25 (12.63%) Delivery Manager
4 24 (12.12%) Services Delivery Manager
5 19 (9.60%) Project Manager
6 16 (8.08%) Architect
7 15 (7.58%) Security Analyst
8 14 (7.07%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) Applications Architect
11 9 (4.55%) Transition Manager
11 9 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
11 9 (4.55%) Agile Coach
12 8 (4.04%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.54%) Network Analyst
14 6 (3.03%) Applications Support
14 6 (3.03%) Applications Manager
14 6 (3.03%) Support Manager
14 6 (3.03%) Applications Support Manager
14 6 (3.03%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) J2EE
2 8 (4.04%) Apache Camel
3 6 (3.03%) RESTful
4 4 (2.02%) HTML
4 4 (2.02%) .NET
5 3 (1.52%) HTML5
5 3 (1.52%) OSGi
6 2 (1.01%) Middleware
6 2 (1.01%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.01%) CSS
6 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.01%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.51%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.51%) React
7 1 (0.51%) JSP
7 1 (0.51%) Web Services
7 1 (0.51%) XML
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) PKI
2 15 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.55%) Life Science
6 5 (2.53%) User Experience
6 5 (2.53%) Statistics
7 4 (2.02%) Human Factors
8 3 (1.52%) SecurID
8 3 (1.52%) NHS
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (1.01%) PMI
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.51%) IVR
10 1 (0.51%) VSAM
10 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Windows
2 7 (3.54%) UNIX
3 4 (2.02%) Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) zOS
6 1 (0.51%) MVS
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.38%) ITIL
2 55 (27.78%) Project Management
3 42 (21.21%) Service Management
4 30 (15.15%) Change Management
5 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (11.62%) PRINCE2
9 22 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 20 (10.10%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (9.60%) Supplier Management
12 17 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (8.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (8.59%) Security Patching
13 15 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (7.58%) Programme Management
13 15 (7.58%) ITIL V3
13 15 (7.58%) SIEM
14 14 (7.07%) Performance Management
14 14 (7.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.04%) JavaScript
1 8 (4.04%) Python
2 6 (3.03%) C++
2 6 (3.03%) Java
3 4 (2.02%) SQL
4 2 (1.01%) Perl
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.51%) VBScript
5 1 (0.51%) VB
5 1 (0.51%) JCL
5 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.07%) CISM
3 14 (7.07%) CISMP
3 14 (7.07%) CISSP
4 12 (6.06%) Degree
5 10 (5.05%) CCENT
6 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.52%) MCSE
10 2 (1.01%) CCIE
10 2 (1.01%) CCA
10 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.01%) CCEE
10 2 (1.01%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.60%) SLA
1 19 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.58%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.51%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.01%) XenApp
4 2 (1.01%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) SCCM
1 2 (1.01%) SCOM
1 2 (1.01%) Puppet
1 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.51%) Oozie
2 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (13.13%) Cisco
2 23 (11.62%) Citrix
2 23 (11.62%) VMware
3 18 (9.09%) Kaspersky
3 18 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 15 (7.58%) Clearswift
5 9 (4.55%) Oracle
5 9 (4.55%) SAP
6 8 (4.04%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.54%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) IBM
8 3 (1.52%) AppSense
9 2 (1.01%) Aruba
9 2 (1.01%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.51%) Polycom
10 1 (0.51%) TSYS
10 1 (0.51%) Mitel
10 1 (0.51%) Altiris
10 1 (0.51%) EMC
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