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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 86 42 82
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +40
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 37 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 3.72% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 4.66% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +162.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £239 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
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
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Leeds -34 25 £460 +30.49% 18
Halifax -6 6 £284 -33.17% 1
Huddersfield +2 2 £250 -
Bradford -8 1 £425 +77.08% 1
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (37.50%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) ITIL
3 26 (32.50%) Project Management
4 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (21.25%) Service Management
6 14 (17.50%) Oracle
7 12 (15.00%) Windows
8 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.25%) VMware
9 9 (11.25%) Change Management
9 9 (11.25%) Linux
9 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.75%) Matrix Management
12 6 (7.50%) ITSM
12 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.50%) SQL
12 6 (7.50%) DNS
12 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
12 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (7.50%) Banking
12 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (7.50%) Coaching
12 6 (7.50%) Software Delivery
12 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.50%) User Stories
13 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
13 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) DNS
2 5 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) SAN
4 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (2.50%) Network Security
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) SNMP
5 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) SMTP
5 1 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.25%) DB2
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Law
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 15 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 11 (13.75%) Services Delivery Manager
4 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.25%) DBA
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (6.25%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Senior DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Senior SQL DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Head of Service Delivery
9 3 (3.75%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) OLE
3 1 (1.25%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) AIX
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.25%) zOS
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) ITIL
2 26 (32.50%) Project Management
3 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (21.25%) Service Management
5 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.75%) Matrix Management
9 6 (7.50%) ITSM
9 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.50%) Coaching
9 6 (7.50%) Software Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.50%) User Stories
10 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.75%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.75%) MCSE
2 3 (3.75%) CCNA
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) MCSA
3 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
1 2 (2.50%) Salt
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco
3 5 (6.25%) IBM
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.75%) Citrix
5 3 (3.75%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Juniper
6 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.50%) Aruba
6 2 (2.50%) F5
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.25%) Veritas
7 1 (1.25%) McAfee
7 1 (1.25%) Sun
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