The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 43 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.73% 0.59% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 1.05% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£275 £675 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.25% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £615 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £735 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
333 191 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.68% 56.01% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 103 120
Average daily rate £365 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Sheffield 0 5 £275 -59.25% 2
Doncaster - 4 £180 -
Rotherham - 1 £200 -
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (31.25%) ITIL
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
2 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) CCNP
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) BGP
2 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
3 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.00%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) Banking
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
5 5 (15.63%) NHS
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) SLA
6 4 (12.50%) MS Project
6 4 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) BGP
2 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Service Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Transition Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) CQRS
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CCNP
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) NetApp
4 4 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle