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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 40 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.16% 7.16% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 8.61% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 2
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£225 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +264.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
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
268 337 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.91% 83.21% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 251 64
Average daily rate £360 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £492 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 11 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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
Taunton 0 1 £350 - 2
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Becrypt
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Network Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Services Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Becrypt
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Somerset
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Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: depending on the experience
Posted: 19 hours ago