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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 55 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 62 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.71% 2.66% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 3.86% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 13
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£375 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £438 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.34 £26.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.98% +152.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.28% -9.73%
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
1553 1476 1365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.82% 68.84% 68.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 813 662
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 116
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Warwickshire -3 14 £355 +69.85% 3
Birmingham +2 10 £425 -16.25% 6
Coventry -9 7 £425 +25.92% 5
Staffordshire +7 4 £275 - 1
Shropshire -6 4 £245 -34.66% 1
Worcestershire -8 3 £284 +12.37%
Solihull -2 2 £420 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £550 -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 70 (56.91%) ITIL
2 31 (25.20%) Project Management
3 25 (20.33%) Service Management
3 25 (20.33%) Finance
4 24 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.45%) MS Office
7 18 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
9 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
10 13 (10.57%) MS Visio
11 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
12 11 (8.94%) SLA
12 11 (8.94%) Change Management
12 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
12 11 (8.94%) Migration
12 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (8.13%) SQL
13 10 (8.13%) Oracle
13 10 (8.13%) Windows
13 10 (8.13%) Linux
13 10 (8.13%) WAN
13 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
13 10 (8.13%) Business Continuity
13 10 (8.13%) Mathematics
13 10 (8.13%) Performance Management
14 9 (7.32%) ITSM
14 9 (7.32%) Critical Path Analysis
14 9 (7.32%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (3.25%) SAS
1 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.63%) TPMS
2 2 (1.63%) CICS
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) MS Office
2 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
3 13 (10.57%) MS Visio
4 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Agresso
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) WAN
2 8 (6.50%) LAN
3 6 (4.88%) Internet
4 5 (4.07%) VoIP
5 2 (1.63%) ATM
5 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.63%) 2G
5 2 (1.63%) 3G
5 2 (1.63%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) Firewall
6 1 (0.81%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.81%) LTE
6 1 (0.81%) NAS
6 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.81%) 4G
6 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.81%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) DB2
2 4 (3.25%) MS Access
2 4 (3.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.63%) Informix
4 2 (1.63%) DataStage
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.63%) ClearQuest
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.07%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Automotive
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Service Manager
2 26 (21.14%) Analyst
3 21 (17.07%) Delivery Manager
3 21 (17.07%) Services Delivery Manager
4 16 (13.01%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.57%) Architect
5 13 (10.57%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Network Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.07%) Service Management Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Network Services Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Quality Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.44%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) .NET
1 3 (2.44%) Middleware
2 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.63%) HTML
2 2 (1.63%) EJB
2 2 (1.63%) XML
2 2 (1.63%) XSLT
2 2 (1.63%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.13%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.88%) Statistics
4 4 (3.25%) PMI
5 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.44%) CMDB
5 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.44%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Economics
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) AIX
2 5 (4.07%) UNIX
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.44%) Solaris
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) HPUX
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.91%) ITIL
2 31 (25.20%) Project Management
3 25 (20.33%) Service Management
4 24 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.94%) Change Management
6 11 (8.94%) Migration
7 10 (8.13%) Business Continuity
7 10 (8.13%) Performance Management
8 9 (7.32%) Project Planning
8 9 (7.32%) Critical Path Analysis
8 9 (7.32%) ITSM
9 8 (6.50%) Analytics
10 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.69%) Coaching
10 7 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.69%) Change Control
11 6 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.88%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) VBA
3 3 (2.44%) Korn
3 3 (2.44%) VB
3 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.44%) Perl
3 3 (2.44%) PHP
4 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.63%) C
4 2 (1.63%) C#
4 2 (1.63%) COBOL
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
1 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) Degree
4 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) CCNA
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) XenApp
2 2 (1.63%) XenServer
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) OpenView
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) Cisco
3 7 (5.69%) Avaya
4 6 (4.88%) Citrix
4 6 (4.88%) VMware
5 5 (4.07%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.07%) IBM
5 5 (4.07%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.07%) SAP
6 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (1.63%) Sybase
8 2 (1.63%) Lotus
8 2 (1.63%) CA
9 1 (0.81%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.81%) Symantec
9 1 (0.81%) Dell
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