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 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 25 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.78% 2.40% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 3.45% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +16.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.60% -17.66%
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
145 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 85.80% 69.60% 59.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 37
Average daily rate £425 £420 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £212 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.32 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +243.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 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
Telford -4 3 £313 -19.87% 1
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat