The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 28 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.42% 0.57% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.72% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £250 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £12.49 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+18.89% -23.13%
Service Delivery
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 138 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 80.00% 78.41% 64.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 85 44
Average daily rate £425 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £14.75 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) SLA
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) WFM
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (26.67%) hybris
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) SAML
5 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Informatica
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Service Performance Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Forecast Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) WFM
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OVSD
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft