The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 20 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.34% 3.16% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 5.17% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 58 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 68.75% 61.05% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 60
Average daily rate £320 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -41.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.31 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.46 £21.29 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) NHS Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint