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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 44 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.71% 2.78% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.66% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +5.18%
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
289 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.57% 75.93% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
Taunton -13 4 £325 +4.00%
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 3
Frome - - - -
Street - - - - 1
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
3 27 (61.36%) SC Cleared
4 25 (56.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 20 (45.45%) CMDB
5 20 (45.45%) ITIL
6 19 (43.18%) Operations Management
6 19 (43.18%) Asset Management
6 19 (43.18%) Portfolio Management
6 19 (43.18%) Capacity Management
7 18 (40.91%) SolarWinds
8 16 (36.36%) Windows
8 16 (36.36%) SLA
9 15 (34.09%) Web Services
9 15 (34.09%) Service Management
10 14 (31.82%) Back Office
10 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (27.27%) MCP
11 12 (27.27%) SAP
11 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (25.00%) Workflow
12 11 (25.00%) ITSM
12 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 11 (25.00%) Front Office
12 11 (25.00%) VMware
12 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (31.82%) Back Office
2 11 (25.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Network Support
5 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
5 7 (15.91%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) CMDB
2 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (25.00%) Statistics
3 10 (22.73%) GIS
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (45.45%) ITIL
3 19 (43.18%) Operations Management
3 19 (43.18%) Asset Management
3 19 (43.18%) Portfolio Management
3 19 (43.18%) Capacity Management
4 15 (34.09%) Service Management
5 11 (25.00%) Workflow
5 11 (25.00%) ITSM
5 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
7 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 8 (18.18%) Project Management
8 7 (15.91%) UML
9 6 (13.64%) Test Management
9 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) R
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
2 27 (61.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 12 (27.27%) MCP
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (11.36%) ISEB
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.27%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) SolarWinds
3 12 (27.27%) SAP
4 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix