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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 36 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.11% 2.08% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.48% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
243 282 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.08% 83.93% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 211 119
Average daily rate £369 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £375 +15.38%
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (57.14%) IIS
3 8 (57.14%) UML
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Refactoring
3 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) ITSM
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Services Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) UML
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Refactoring
2 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) C++
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Becrypt
3 1 (7.14%) SAP