The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 58 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 92 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.72% 2.40% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.29% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £318 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £599 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
Service Delivery
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2563 2309 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 72.98% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1521 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
Wiltshire +20 34 £400 +28.00% 21
Bristol -1 20 £375 -11.76% 6
Dorset +2 10 £388 -8.82% 3
Somerset +4 9 £375 +15.38%
Devon -6 2 £244 -44.28% 1
Gloucestershire -28 1 £513 +15.77% 1
Avon - 1 - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 69 (42.86%) ITIL
2 47 (29.19%) Finance
3 37 (22.98%) Windows
4 31 (19.25%) Security Cleared
5 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
6 23 (14.29%) SLA
6 23 (14.29%) Service Management
6 23 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (13.04%) Cisco
7 21 (13.04%) .NET
7 21 (13.04%) Oracle
8 20 (12.42%) Project Management
9 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
10 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
10 18 (11.18%) PRINCE2
11 17 (10.56%) Active Directory
11 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
12 16 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.94%) LAN
12 16 (9.94%) IIS
12 16 (9.94%) Firewall
12 16 (9.94%) Telecoms
13 15 (9.32%) SQL
13 15 (9.32%) WAN
13 15 (9.32%) Incident Management
14 14 (8.70%) VMware
14 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
15 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.07%) Linux
15 13 (8.07%) Apache

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.94%) IIS
3 13 (8.07%) Apache
4 9 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.59%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.73%) JBoss
5 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.11%) Lync
7 4 (2.48%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.62%) CMS
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS Project
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.94%) LAN
1 16 (9.94%) Firewall
2 15 (9.32%) WAN
3 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.45%) DNS
5 9 (5.59%) VPN
6 8 (4.97%) VLAN
7 7 (4.35%) MPLS
7 7 (4.35%) OSPF
7 7 (4.35%) BGP
8 6 (3.73%) Internet
9 5 (3.11%) 3G
9 5 (3.11%) VRRP
9 5 (3.11%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.11%) HSRP
10 4 (2.48%) DHCP
11 3 (1.86%) HTTP
11 3 (1.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) MySQL
3 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.24%) Big Data
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) Essbase
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (29.19%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.73%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Back Office
4 4 (2.48%) Legal
4 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.86%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.62%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (25.47%) Service Manager
2 26 (16.15%) Services Delivery Manager
2 26 (16.15%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (6.21%) Architect
3 10 (6.21%) Project Manager
3 10 (6.21%) Developer
4 9 (5.59%) Analyst
5 8 (4.97%) .NET Developer
5 8 (4.97%) Transition Manager
5 8 (4.97%) Service Transition Manager
6 7 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 7 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 6 (3.73%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Consultant
8 5 (3.11%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Project Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Incident Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.04%) .NET
2 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.83%) HTML
4 9 (5.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.35%) J2EE
6 4 (2.48%) CSS
7 3 (1.86%) Web Services
8 2 (1.24%) XML
8 2 (1.24%) Middleware
8 2 (1.24%) RESTful
8 2 (1.24%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.62%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.35%) Statistics
2 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.11%) PMI
3 5 (3.11%) Clustering
4 3 (1.86%) IVR
4 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.86%) DTV
4 3 (1.86%) Replication
5 2 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.24%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) EPoS
6 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.98%) Windows
2 13 (8.07%) Linux
2 13 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.35%) UNIX
3 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.48%) Solaris
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.86%) ITIL
2 23 (14.29%) Service Management
2 23 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.42%) Project Management
4 18 (11.18%) PRINCE2
5 16 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (9.32%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.07%) Change Management
8 12 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.59%) UML
9 9 (5.59%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.59%) Refactoring
9 9 (5.59%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.59%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.59%) Change Control
9 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.97%) Programme Management
10 8 (4.97%) Scrum
11 7 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.32%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) C#
3 9 (5.59%) C++
3 9 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.48%) Java
6 2 (1.24%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) VBA
7 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (19.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (4.97%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.35%) Degree
6 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (3.11%) MCSE
7 5 (3.11%) MCSA
7 5 (3.11%) CCIE
8 4 (2.48%) CCNP
9 3 (1.86%) PMP
9 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.62%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.24%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.59%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.86%) Firmware
5 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.24%) Varnish
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) SCCM
2 3 (1.86%) SCOM
2 3 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.86%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (13.04%) Oracle
1 21 (13.04%) Cisco
2 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.70%) VMware
4 12 (7.45%) Citrix
5 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.73%) BEA
6 6 (3.73%) Ektron
7 5 (3.11%) F5
7 5 (3.11%) Radware
8 4 (2.48%) Lotus
8 4 (2.48%) McAfee
8 4 (2.48%) Sun
9 3 (1.86%) IBM
9 3 (1.86%) SAP
9 3 (1.86%) Verint
10 2 (1.24%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.24%) Websense
10 2 (1.24%) Capita
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