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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 24 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% 1.03% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.47% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
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
112 68 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.00% 70.10% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 45 62
Average daily rate £345 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco