The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 32 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.85% 2.26% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.45% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -19.35%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.31% 65.41% 62.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 50 33
Average daily rate £375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.30 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £21.92 £30.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Stafford - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £325 - 2
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) DataStage
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Lingo
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Lingo
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects