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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 27 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.57% 0.71% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.88% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +35.43%

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
128 113 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.73% 80.71% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 74
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft