The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 14 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 9 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.14% 23.73% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 33.33% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -10.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 78.57% 71.19% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 8
Average daily rate £340 £320 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £161 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.24% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) ADSL
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) CAFM
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) QA
5 1 (5.88%) SLA

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) ADSL
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) CAFM
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Lotus