The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 49 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 62 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.91% 2.93% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.19% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 14
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£375 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £449 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £10.34 £14.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £9.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £26.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -31.67%
Service Delivery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
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 the West Midlands

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 16 £384 -24.28% 7
Warwickshire -3 11 £350 +48.14% 5
Coventry +1 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Shropshire - 7 £245 - 1
Staffordshire +8 2 £275 -
Worcestershire -7 2 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £550 - 2
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 59 (49.17%) ITIL
2 26 (21.67%) Service Management
3 25 (20.83%) Project Management
4 23 (19.17%) Finance
5 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (14.17%) MS Office
7 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2
9 12 (10.00%) Linux
9 12 (10.00%) SLA
9 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (9.17%) Migration
10 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.33%) MS Visio
11 10 (8.33%) Windows
11 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 10 (8.33%) Business Continuity
11 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.50%) Oracle
13 8 (6.67%) SQL
13 8 (6.67%) Change Management
13 8 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.67%) Mathematics
13 8 (6.67%) Degree
13 8 (6.67%) Change Control
14 7 (5.83%) Coaching

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (3.33%) SAS
1 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.67%) CICS
2 2 (1.67%) CMS
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.67%) TPMS
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) MS Office
2 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) LAN
1 5 (4.17%) WAN
2 4 (3.33%) VoIP
2 4 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (2.50%) Firewall
3 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) ATM
4 2 (1.67%) 3G
4 2 (1.67%) SAN
4 2 (1.67%) 2G
5 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.83%) 4G
5 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.83%) LTE
5 1 (0.83%) NAS
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) MS Access
2 4 (3.33%) DB2
2 4 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.67%) MySQL
4 2 (1.67%) Informix
4 2 (1.67%) DataStage
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) QlikView
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Automotive
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (24.17%) Service Manager
2 26 (21.67%) Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 21 (17.50%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (10.83%) Service Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Architect
6 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.33%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) Network Services Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Service Management Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) Performance Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Report Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) Quality Manager
11 2 (1.67%) Coordinator
11 2 (1.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) JavaBeans
2 2 (1.67%) HTML
2 2 (1.67%) EJB
2 2 (1.67%) XML
2 2 (1.67%) XSLT
2 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.17%) Statistics
4 3 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.50%) CMDB
4 3 (2.50%) NHS
4 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.67%) PMI
5 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) AIX
4 6 (5.00%) UNIX
4 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Solaris
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (49.17%) ITIL
2 26 (21.67%) Service Management
3 25 (20.83%) Project Management
4 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2
6 11 (9.17%) Migration
7 10 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.67%) Change Management
8 8 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.67%) Change Control
9 7 (5.83%) Coaching
9 7 (5.83%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.83%) Critical Path Analysis
9 7 (5.83%) ITSM
10 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.00%) Supplier Management
10 6 (5.00%) Release Management
10 6 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.50%) Korn
2 3 (2.50%) VB
2 3 (2.50%) VBA
2 3 (2.50%) Perl
2 3 (2.50%) PHP
3 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.67%) C
3 2 (1.67%) C#
3 2 (1.67%) COBOL
3 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.67%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
2 1 (0.83%) XenApp
2 1 (0.83%) XenServer
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) OpenView
2 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle
3 6 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (5.00%) SAP
3 6 (5.00%) Cisco
3 6 (5.00%) IBM
3 6 (5.00%) Avaya
3 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.33%) Citrix
4 4 (3.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 2 (1.67%) Lotus
6 2 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (0.83%) Netezza
7 1 (0.83%) Mitel
7 1 (0.83%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
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