The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 38 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.64% 1.63% 10.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.37% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Average daily rate
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£304 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.52% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -27.77%
Service Delivery
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 169 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.33% 68.70% 68.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 121 76
Average daily rate £413 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £443 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £12.31 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.12% -62.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Bath - 3 - - 3
Clevedon - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) assyst
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of ICT
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP