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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 25 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.03% - 13.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% - 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -31.67%
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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
70 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.71% 63.89% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 15
Average daily rate £450 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £413 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) assyst
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) R

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle