The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 36 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 65 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.83% 0.86% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 1.14% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 6 4
Average daily rate
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£380 £263 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.76% -24.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £110 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +0.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1317 1139 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.65% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 608 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.41% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

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 2014.

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 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
Leeds +21 37 £351 +175.49% 17
Halifax +9 15 £425 +11.84% 1
Bradford - 5 £240 - 1
Bingley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 52 (50.00%) ITIL
2 34 (32.69%) Service Management
3 33 (31.73%) Oracle
4 26 (25.00%) Finance
5 25 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (22.12%) Management Information System
7 22 (21.15%) DB2
7 22 (21.15%) AIX
7 22 (21.15%) Linux
7 22 (21.15%) ClearCase
7 22 (21.15%) ClearQuest
7 22 (21.15%) Mainframe
7 22 (21.15%) WebSphere
7 22 (21.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 21 (20.19%) IBM
9 17 (16.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 17 (16.35%) Workflow
9 17 (16.35%) Workflow Management
10 15 (14.42%) SQL
11 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.46%) Project Management
12 13 (12.50%) Change Management
13 12 (11.54%) Business Continuity
14 11 (10.58%) SLA
14 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (9.62%) ETL
15 10 (9.62%) Supplier Management
16 9 (8.65%) Migration
16 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (8.65%) Release Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 22 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 17 (16.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) LAN
1 2 (1.92%) WAN
1 2 (1.92%) Firewall
1 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) DB2
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.81%) MS Access
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (2.88%) Xcelsius
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) ClearCase
1 22 (21.15%) ClearQuest
2 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.96%) NUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (4.81%) Advertising
4 4 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 20 (19.23%) Analyst
3 19 (18.27%) Developer
4 18 (17.31%) Services Delivery Manager
4 18 (17.31%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (10.58%) Service Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Service Management Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (8.65%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Senior WebSphere Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Operations Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Management Information System
2 22 (21.15%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.77%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) AIX
1 22 (21.15%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) UNIX
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) ITIL
2 34 (32.69%) Service Management
3 25 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.35%) Workflow
4 17 (16.35%) Workflow Management
5 14 (13.46%) Project Management
6 13 (12.50%) Change Management
7 12 (11.54%) Business Continuity
8 10 (9.62%) ETL
8 10 (9.62%) Supplier Management
9 9 (8.65%) Release Management
9 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.65%) Migration
10 8 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.77%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) VBA
3 4 (3.85%) C#
3 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 7 (6.73%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) BS25999
4 1 (0.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.96%) OpenView
1 1 (0.96%) OVSD
1 1 (0.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Oracle
2 21 (20.19%) IBM
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.81%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.96%) Cognos
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.96%) Perforce
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