The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 72 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 51 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.49% 1.99% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.32% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 19
Average daily rate £424 £394 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% +23.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £458 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £352
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +36.00%
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1710 1721 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.46% 85.49% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1106 975
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds +24 39 £438 +7.69% 7
Bradford +12 3 £485 +51.56%
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 33 (33.00%) Finance
1 33 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) ITIL
3 23 (23.00%) Windows
4 21 (21.00%) Project Management
5 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 19 (19.00%) Service Management
7 18 (18.00%) SQL
8 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (15.00%) SOA
10 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.00%) Citrix
11 12 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (11.00%) Avaya
12 11 (11.00%) Linux
12 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
12 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (11.00%) .NET
12 11 (11.00%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (10.00%) H.323
13 10 (10.00%) CRM
13 10 (10.00%) Web Services
13 10 (10.00%) LAN
13 10 (10.00%) Unix
14 9 (9.00%) VoIP
14 9 (9.00%) WAN
14 9 (9.00%) Oracle
14 9 (9.00%) Change Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) H.323
1 10 (10.00%) LAN
2 9 (9.00%) VoIP
2 9 (9.00%) WAN
3 7 (7.00%) CTI
4 6 (6.00%) Network Security
5 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.00%) HTTP
6 2 (2.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.00%) Firewall
7 1 (1.00%) FTP
7 1 (1.00%) ISDN
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.00%) SMS
7 1 (1.00%) VLAN
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.00%) DB2
4 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (1.00%) JMeter
2 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Delivery Manager
2 16 (16.00%) Architect
3 15 (15.00%) Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Service Manager
5 11 (11.00%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 10 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Manager
9 5 (5.00%) DBA
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Performance Test Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) SAS Administrator
10 4 (4.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) .NET
2 10 (10.00%) Web Services
3 5 (5.00%) Classic ASP
3 5 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (1.00%) ISPF
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.00%) BBC
5 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.00%) iDTV
6 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.00%) Informatics
6 2 (2.00%) IVR
6 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) iSeries
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Unix
4 5 (5.00%) Android
4 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) ITIL
3 21 (21.00%) Project Management
4 19 (19.00%) Service Management
5 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (15.00%) SOA
7 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.00%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (10.00%) CRM
10 9 (9.00%) Change Management
10 9 (9.00%) Release Management
10 9 (9.00%) SDLC
10 9 (9.00%) User Stories
11 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.00%) Matrix Management
12 7 (7.00%) Service Design
13 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
14 5 (5.00%) ETL
14 5 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) Java
3 7 (7.00%) C#
3 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.00%) VB
3 7 (7.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.00%) VBA
5 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.00%) VB6
7 1 (1.00%) JCL
7 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) ISEB
4 4 (4.00%) SAS Certification
5 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.00%) PMP
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Citrix
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) Avaya
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle
4 7 (7.00%) Genesys
5 5 (5.00%) BT
6 3 (3.00%) Arqiva
6 3 (3.00%) Capita
6 3 (3.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) IBM
6 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) Siebel
8 1 (1.00%) Acme Packet
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco