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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank - 15 23
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 5.63% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.51% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -1.66%
Service Delivery
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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
123 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.40% 66.20% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 45
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.88 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Lingo
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft