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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 66 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 70 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.49% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.27% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 24
Median daily rate £319 £323 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +32.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £454 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +32.00%
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
2355 1924 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.74% 76.17% 74.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1186 913
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 88 107
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.69 £34.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 20 £400 +18.51% 14
Coventry +4 12 £286 +35.55% 3
Shropshire -30 11 - -
Warwickshire -2 7 £406 +0.93% 1
Staffordshire +12 6 £403 +23.84% 1
West Bromwich +7 2 £331 -
Dudley +2 2 £90 -28.00%
Solihull -17 2 - - 4
Smethwick - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £650 - 1
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 54 (41.54%) ITIL
2 38 (29.23%) Finance
3 33 (25.38%) Service Management
4 24 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (17.69%) Windows
6 21 (16.15%) Project Management
6 21 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (13.85%) SLA
7 18 (13.85%) Change Management
8 17 (13.08%) Linux
8 17 (13.08%) MS Office
9 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 16 (12.31%) Supplier Management
10 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (9.23%) Degree
13 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
14 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.46%) Problem Management
15 9 (6.92%) Citrix
15 9 (6.92%) Migration
15 9 (6.92%) Logistics
15 9 (6.92%) Performance Management
15 9 (6.92%) Line Management
16 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
16 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
16 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
16 8 (6.15%) Service Design
16 8 (6.15%) Wireless

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.31%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.77%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Office
2 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.77%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Infor LN
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.77%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.62%) PaaS
2 2 (1.54%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) DNS
1 8 (6.15%) Firewall
1 8 (6.15%) Wireless
2 7 (5.38%) 3G
3 6 (4.62%) LAN
3 6 (4.62%) WAN
4 4 (3.08%) Internet
4 4 (3.08%) Junos
4 4 (3.08%) SSL
4 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.08%) VPN
5 3 (2.31%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.31%) LTE
5 3 (2.31%) SSH
6 2 (1.54%) ADSL
6 2 (1.54%) Intranet
6 2 (1.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.77%) DHCP
7 1 (0.77%) SMTP
7 1 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) MySQL
2 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.77%) DataStage
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.77%) QlikView
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) JIRA
1 2 (1.54%) PVCS
General
1 38 (29.23%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Billing
3 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.54%) Front Office
5 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Local Government
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Service Manager
2 17 (13.08%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (12.31%) Services Delivery Manager
4 14 (10.77%) Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Performance Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Quality Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Commercial Manager
9 5 (3.85%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Build Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Support Manager
11 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) LAMP
2 3 (2.31%) SAML
2 3 (2.31%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) EDI
3 1 (0.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) Middleware
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.62%) NHS
6 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.08%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (2.31%) Statistics
8 2 (1.54%) BYOD
8 2 (1.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.77%) FMCG
9 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.77%) iPad
9 1 (0.77%) iPhone
9 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Linux
3 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.38%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.85%) Solaris
7 4 (3.08%) AIX
7 4 (3.08%) Android
7 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.31%) SUSE
8 3 (2.31%) Unix
9 2 (1.54%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.54%) ITIL
2 33 (25.38%) Service Management
3 24 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (16.15%) Project Management
5 18 (13.85%) Change Management
6 16 (12.31%) Supplier Management
7 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.46%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.92%) Line Management
9 9 (6.92%) Logistics
9 9 (6.92%) Migration
9 9 (6.92%) Performance Management
10 8 (6.15%) Business Continuity
10 8 (6.15%) ITSM
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.15%) Service Design
11 7 (5.38%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) VBA
2 6 (4.62%) Java
3 4 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.54%) MCP
6 2 (1.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.77%) CCAB
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.77%) LPIC
7 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.77%) PMP
7 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.77%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.77%) RMADS
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.77%) NFS
3 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.92%) Citrix
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle
4 6 (4.62%) Avaya
5 5 (3.85%) Nokia
5 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.85%) SAP
5 5 (3.85%) VMware
6 4 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (3.08%) Arqiva
6 4 (3.08%) BT
6 4 (3.08%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.08%) Huawei
6 4 (3.08%) NetCracker
6 4 (3.08%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (3.08%) Siemens
6 4 (3.08%) Telindus
6 4 (3.08%) Virgin Media
6 4 (3.08%) ZTE
7 3 (2.31%) F5
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