The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 72 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 68 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.41% 2.71% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.85% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £304 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £12.63 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1479 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.49% 70.40% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 941 1292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 65 116
Average hourly rate £34.85 £18.90 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.39% -39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Service Delivery
England

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 11 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
Somerset -10 20 £353 +8.46% 4
Gloucestershire +2 17 £415 +3.75% 2
Bristol -27 13 £459 +33.45% 4
Devon +7 5 £434 - 3
Wiltshire -14 5 £438 +2.94% 9
Dorset - - - - 5
Cornwall - - - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 64 (43.24%) ITIL
2 63 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 54 (36.49%) Security Cleared
4 43 (29.05%) Windows
5 39 (26.35%) SC Cleared
6 37 (25.00%) Project Management
7 34 (22.97%) VMware
8 32 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (20.95%) Service Management
10 25 (16.89%) PRINCE2
11 24 (16.22%) SLA
11 24 (16.22%) CMDB
11 24 (16.22%) Asset Management
11 24 (16.22%) Capacity Management
12 23 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (14.86%) Operations Management
13 22 (14.86%) Management Information System
13 22 (14.86%) Finance
13 22 (14.86%) Portfolio Management
14 21 (14.19%) SolarWinds
14 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
16 19 (12.84%) Active Directory
16 19 (12.84%) MS Excel
17 18 (12.16%) Change Management
18 17 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
19 16 (10.81%) DV Cleared
19 16 (10.81%) Statistics
19 16 (10.81%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) Lync
3 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.08%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.41%) MS Project
4 5 (3.38%) MS Office
5 4 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.68%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) assyst
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) SAN
2 7 (4.73%) Firewall
3 5 (3.38%) WAN
4 4 (2.70%) Wireless
5 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.03%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.35%) DNS
6 2 (1.35%) FTP
6 2 (1.35%) LAN
6 2 (1.35%) PBX
6 2 (1.35%) SSH
6 2 (1.35%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (1.35%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.35%) NAS
7 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.68%) WLAN
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) ClearCase
2 8 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Front Office
2 16 (10.81%) Back Office
3 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Analyst
2 26 (17.57%) Project Manager
3 18 (12.16%) Service Manager
4 15 (10.14%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (9.46%) Services Delivery Manager
6 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.43%) Architect
7 11 (7.43%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Network Support
8 8 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Lead Network Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.70%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (2.03%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) CMDB
2 22 (14.86%) Management Information System
3 16 (10.81%) Statistics
4 10 (6.76%) GIS
5 6 (4.05%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.05%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.03%) PDA
7 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.35%) Handset
7 2 (1.35%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.05%) Windows
2 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.05%) UNIX
6 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.03%) Android
6 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Solaris
7 2 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.24%) ITIL
2 37 (25.00%) Project Management
3 32 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (20.95%) Service Management
5 25 (16.89%) PRINCE2
6 24 (16.22%) Asset Management
6 24 (16.22%) Capacity Management
7 22 (14.86%) Portfolio Management
7 22 (14.86%) Operations Management
8 18 (12.16%) Change Management
9 17 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (10.14%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (9.46%) ITSM
11 14 (9.46%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.43%) Workflow
12 11 (7.43%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.76%) Problem Management
14 9 (6.08%) Test Strategy
14 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.43%) SQL
3 9 (6.08%) VBScript
4 6 (4.05%) C
5 4 (2.70%) Perl
6 3 (2.03%) Java
7 2 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.35%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.81%) DV Cleared
5 15 (10.14%) MCP
6 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (4.05%) Degree
8 5 (3.38%) ISEB
9 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.03%) CCNA
10 3 (2.03%) MCSE
10 3 (2.03%) MCSA
10 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.35%) PMP
11 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.68%) MCITP
12 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 19 (12.84%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.76%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.05%) XenApp
5 6 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.70%) NFS
7 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) SCOM
2 3 (2.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.68%) MOM
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (42.57%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.97%) VMware
3 21 (14.19%) SolarWinds
4 14 (9.46%) Citrix
5 13 (8.78%) SAP
6 9 (6.08%) Cisco
6 9 (6.08%) Oracle
6 9 (6.08%) McAfee
6 9 (6.08%) Sophos
7 7 (4.73%) Altiris
7 7 (4.73%) Symantec
8 5 (3.38%) Avaya
8 5 (3.38%) HP
9 3 (2.03%) Nortel
9 3 (2.03%) NetApp
9 3 (2.03%) Mitel
10 2 (1.35%) StorageTek
10 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.35%) Sun
11 1 (0.68%) IBM
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £125.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South west
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago