The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 12 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.20% - 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% - 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -9.29%
Service Delivery
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.67% 77.06% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 14
Average daily rate £325 £168 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
County Antrim - 10 - - 3
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Peregrine
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) Network Management
3 9 (81.82%) Validation
3 9 (81.82%) Change Control
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 5 (45.45%) CA
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) OpenView
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) BS7799
6 4 (36.36%) e-Health
6 4 (36.36%) OPNET
7 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (9.09%) Aruba
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Network Support
1 10 (90.91%) Network Support Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Network Management
3 9 (81.82%) Change Control
3 9 (81.82%) Validation
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) BS7799
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView
2 4 (36.36%) OPNET
3 1 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Peregrine
2 5 (45.45%) CA
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago