The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% 6.90% 18.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 9.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £17.69 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +4.05%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
132 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.49% 72.41% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 26 11
Average daily rate £420 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (56.67%) ITIL
6 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (46.67%) Capacity Management
8 14 (46.67%) CMDB
8 14 (46.67%) Operations Management
8 14 (46.67%) Asset Management
9 13 (43.33%) Service Management
9 13 (43.33%) Windows
9 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
10 12 (40.00%) SLA
10 12 (40.00%) Back Office
11 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (36.67%) SAP
11 11 (36.67%) MCP
11 11 (36.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
12 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (33.33%) Web Services
12 10 (33.33%) Workflow
12 10 (33.33%) ITSM
12 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
12 10 (33.33%) Front Office

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Back Office
2 10 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Support
4 7 (23.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) CMDB
2 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (33.33%) Statistics
3 9 (30.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 15 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (46.67%) Capacity Management
4 14 (46.67%) Asset Management
4 14 (46.67%) Operations Management
5 13 (43.33%) Service Management
6 10 (33.33%) ITSM
6 10 (33.33%) Workflow
6 10 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (26.67%) Project Management
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
8 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (23.33%) UML
9 5 (16.67%) Test Management
9 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) MCP
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
3 11 (36.67%) SAP
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle