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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 56 72 89
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 91 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.05% 2.48% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.29% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 20
Average daily rate £350 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £1,000 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £27.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.54% +18.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.20 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.00 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Wiltshire +5 38 £350 -25.72% 11
Bristol +2 26 £350 -12.50% 4
Devon +11 15 £288 +27.77%
Gloucestershire +9 8 £400 - 9
Somerset -5 1 £275 -8.33% 7
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (57.06%) ITIL
2 58 (32.77%) Windows
3 52 (29.38%) Security Cleared
4 45 (25.42%) SLA
5 44 (24.86%) Service Management
6 39 (22.03%) Finance
7 33 (18.64%) SC Cleared
8 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
8 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (16.38%) Cisco
9 29 (16.38%) SQL
10 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
10 28 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (15.25%) Windows Server
12 26 (14.69%) SharePoint
12 26 (14.69%) Automated Testing
13 25 (14.12%) Incident Management
14 23 (12.99%) HP
14 23 (12.99%) Oracle
14 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
15 22 (12.43%) C#
15 22 (12.43%) HTML
15 22 (12.43%) JavaScript
15 22 (12.43%) IIS
16 21 (11.86%) Software Engineering
16 21 (11.86%) .NET
17 20 (11.30%) UML
17 20 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (14.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (12.43%) IIS
3 6 (3.39%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.82%) Apache
4 5 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.82%) IBM Domino
5 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.69%) Confluence
7 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.13%) CMS
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.13%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) IaaS
1 2 (1.13%) Office 365
1 2 (1.13%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.47%) SAN
2 13 (7.34%) Firewall
3 11 (6.21%) Network Security
4 10 (5.65%) Internet
4 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.08%) LAN
6 8 (4.52%) Kerberos
6 8 (4.52%) LDAP
7 6 (3.39%) WAN
8 4 (2.26%) WLAN
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.69%) DHCP
9 3 (1.69%) DNS
9 3 (1.69%) VPN
10 2 (1.13%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.13%) Multicast
10 2 (1.13%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.13%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.13%) VLAN
10 2 (1.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.26%) MySQL
5 3 (1.69%) Big Data
5 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.69%) OrientDB
6 2 (1.13%) GIS
6 2 (1.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.13%) QGIS
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.56%) Essbase
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.04%) Selenium
3 13 (7.34%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.08%) SpecFlow
5 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.69%) JIRA
7 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.56%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (22.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Billing
3 3 (1.69%) Back Office
3 3 (1.69%) Publishing
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.13%) Local Government
4 2 (1.13%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (13.56%) Developer
2 22 (12.43%) Service Manager
3 18 (10.17%) Analyst
4 13 (7.34%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (7.34%) Services Delivery Manager
5 12 (6.78%) Network Analyst
6 11 (6.21%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.21%) Coordinator
6 11 (6.21%) Incident Coordinator
7 9 (5.08%) Capacity and Availability Manager
7 9 (5.08%) Capacity Manager
7 9 (5.08%) Check Point Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Cisco Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Firewall Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Network Security Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Security Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.43%) HTML
2 21 (11.86%) .NET
3 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework
3 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.95%) XML
5 6 (3.39%) Spring
6 4 (2.26%) RESTful
7 3 (1.69%) CSS
7 3 (1.69%) jQuery
7 3 (1.69%) Web Services
8 2 (1.13%) EJB
8 2 (1.13%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.13%) Java EE
8 2 (1.13%) JSF
8 2 (1.13%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.56%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.56%) JFC
9 1 (0.56%) REST
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 27 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.47%) Replication
4 14 (7.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.82%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.26%) NHS
8 3 (1.69%) Wiki
9 2 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.13%) EPoS
9 2 (1.13%) Statistics
10 1 (0.56%) Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) CMDB
10 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.77%) Windows
2 28 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (15.25%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.04%) Unix
5 13 (7.34%) Linux
5 13 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.21%) Windows 2000
7 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.39%) Windows NT
9 5 (2.82%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.56%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (57.06%) ITIL
2 44 (24.86%) Service Management
3 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.69%) Automated Testing
5 25 (14.12%) Incident Management
6 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
7 21 (11.86%) Software Engineering
8 20 (11.30%) UML
9 19 (10.73%) Refactoring
9 19 (10.73%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (9.60%) Scrum
12 13 (7.34%) DevOps
12 13 (7.34%) Problem Management
13 12 (6.78%) Change Management
13 12 (6.78%) Knowledge Management
14 11 (6.21%) Line Management
14 11 (6.21%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.21%) Workflow
15 10 (5.65%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.38%) SQL
2 22 (12.43%) C#
2 22 (12.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.73%) C++
4 17 (9.60%) Java
5 8 (4.52%) PHP
6 7 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.26%) Ruby
8 3 (1.69%) Scala
9 2 (1.13%) C
9 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.13%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (29.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.65%) CCNA
6 9 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (3.39%) Degree
10 4 (2.26%) HNC
11 3 (1.69%) CCNP
11 3 (1.69%) MCITP
11 3 (1.69%) MCTS
12 2 (1.13%) CCIE
12 2 (1.13%) MCAD
12 2 (1.13%) MCSD
13 1 (0.56%) CCSA
13 1 (0.56%) ISEB
13 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (25.42%) SLA
2 13 (7.34%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.13%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) FreeIPA
2 6 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.26%) SCCM
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (16.38%) Cisco
2 23 (12.99%) HP
2 23 (12.99%) Oracle
3 18 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.47%) CheckPoint
5 14 (7.91%) Nokia
6 12 (6.78%) VMware
7 10 (5.65%) F5
7 10 (5.65%) NetApp
8 8 (4.52%) EMC
9 6 (3.39%) Citrix
9 6 (3.39%) Juniper
9 6 (3.39%) Lotus
10 5 (2.82%) Adobe
10 5 (2.82%) Apple
10 5 (2.82%) Dell
10 5 (2.82%) Symantec
11 3 (1.69%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.13%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.13%) Intel Security
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