The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Taunton 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 32 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.05% 12.07% 9.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 18.42% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 82.66% 65.52% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 17 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
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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 28 July 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 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (80.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (58.06%) ITIL
5 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
6 15 (48.39%) Portfolio Management
7 14 (45.16%) Capacity Management
7 14 (45.16%) Windows
7 14 (45.16%) Operations Management
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 14 (45.16%) CMDB
7 14 (45.16%) Service Management
7 14 (45.16%) Asset Management
8 13 (41.94%) Statistics
8 13 (41.94%) VMware
8 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (41.94%) MCP
8 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (41.94%) SolarWinds
8 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
8 13 (41.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (38.71%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (38.71%) ITSM
9 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
9 12 (38.71%) Front Office
9 12 (38.71%) Back Office
9 12 (38.71%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (35.48%) SLA
10 11 (35.48%) SAP
11 10 (32.26%) Web Services

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (38.71%) Front Office
1 12 (38.71%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Network Support
4 7 (22.58%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) CMDB
2 13 (41.94%) Statistics
3 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (29.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (58.06%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (45.16%) Capacity Management
4 14 (45.16%) Service Management
4 14 (45.16%) Asset Management
4 14 (45.16%) Operations Management
5 12 (38.71%) ITSM
5 12 (38.71%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (38.71%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (32.26%) Workflow
7 8 (25.81%) Project Management
7 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
8 7 (22.58%) UML
9 5 (16.13%) Test Management
9 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
11 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) MCP
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (12.90%) ISEB
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) SolarWinds
3 11 (35.48%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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