The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 27 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.70% 3.81% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 4.17% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£245 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -9.73%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 72.30% 91.43% 67.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 53
Average daily rate £375 £395 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £552 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Telford -4 4 £245 -34.66%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) PMI
4 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) NAS

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat