The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 9 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.13% 1.16% 10.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 2.17% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £425 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.93 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.05 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -8.94%
Service Delivery
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 71.79% 53.49% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 27
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +176.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Worcester +8 1 £425 -
Malvern - 1 £425 -
Service Delivery
West Midlands

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
1 11 (84.62%) MS Access
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity
2 10 (76.92%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) Local Government
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (84.62%) MS Access
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Business Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Intel Security