The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 72 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 63 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.16% 3.17% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.95% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 25
Average daily rate £525 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £500 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -9.29%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2345 1999 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.58% 80.09% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1379 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
West Yorkshire -1 59 £525 +27.27% 19
South Yorkshire -30 2 £480 +47.69% 7
North Yorkshire +4 1 - - 3
Service Delivery
England

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (36.92%) Finance
2 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.92%) ITIL
4 32 (24.62%) Project Management
5 25 (19.23%) Windows
6 20 (15.38%) User Stories
7 19 (14.62%) Waterfall
8 18 (13.85%) Service Management
8 18 (13.85%) Change Management
9 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (12.31%) SOA
9 16 (12.31%) SQL
10 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (11.54%) Data Centre
11 14 (10.77%) Oracle
11 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
11 14 (10.77%) Web Services
11 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
12 13 (10.00%) VoIP
13 12 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
13 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
13 12 (9.23%) .NET
14 11 (8.46%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (8.46%) Citrix
14 11 (8.46%) WAN
14 11 (8.46%) LAN
14 11 (8.46%) Avaya
15 10 (7.69%) H.323

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (2.31%) SAS
1 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) JBoss
3 1 (0.77%) nginx
3 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) VoIP
2 11 (8.46%) LAN
2 11 (8.46%) WAN
3 10 (7.69%) H.323
4 7 (5.38%) CTI
5 6 (4.62%) Firewall
6 4 (3.08%) VPN
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.31%) VLAN
7 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.54%) BGP
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.54%) Internet
8 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.54%) MPLS
8 2 (1.54%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.08%) DB2
4 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.77%) MySQL
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.31%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.77%) GitLab
2 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) JMeter
2 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.77%) Maven
2 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.77%) Selenium
2 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (36.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Billing
5 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Delivery Manager
2 25 (19.23%) Analyst
3 17 (13.08%) Service Manager
4 13 (10.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 13 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 12 (9.23%) Services Delivery Manager
6 11 (8.46%) Applications Support
6 11 (8.46%) Architect
6 11 (8.46%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Administrator
9 5 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) ITIL Manager
9 5 (3.85%) ITIL Service Manager
9 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) Web Services
2 12 (9.23%) .NET
3 5 (3.85%) Classic ASP
3 5 (3.85%) XML
4 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.77%) CSS
5 1 (0.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.38%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.54%) Informatics
6 2 (1.54%) IVR
6 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) Unix
3 5 (3.85%) Android
3 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.31%) AIX
5 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) ITIL
3 32 (24.62%) Project Management
4 20 (15.38%) User Stories
5 19 (14.62%) Waterfall
6 18 (13.85%) Change Management
6 18 (13.85%) Service Management
7 16 (12.31%) SOA
7 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.46%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (7.69%) SDLC
12 9 (6.92%) Release Management
13 8 (6.15%) Matrix Management
14 6 (4.62%) Agile Project Management
14 6 (4.62%) Migration
14 6 (4.62%) Problem Management
14 6 (4.62%) Scrum
14 6 (4.62%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) VB
2 8 (6.15%) VBA
3 7 (5.38%) C#
3 7 (5.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.31%) Java
4 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.54%) C
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) VB6
6 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.92%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) ISEB
3 5 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.31%) PMP
5 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.31%) SAS Certification
6 2 (1.54%) CCNP
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.54%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCAA
7 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.77%) MBA
7 1 (0.77%) MCDST
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.77%) vSphere
3 1 (0.77%) XenApp
3 1 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.77%) Foglight
1 1 (0.77%) Nagios
1 1 (0.77%) Opsview
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.46%) Avaya
3 11 (8.46%) Citrix
4 9 (6.92%) IBM
5 7 (5.38%) Cisco
5 7 (5.38%) Genesys
6 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.31%) Capita
7 3 (2.31%) SAP
8 2 (1.54%) F5
8 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.54%) Siebel
9 1 (0.77%) Acme Packet
9 1 (0.77%) CA
9 1 (0.77%) EMC
9 1 (0.77%) NetApp
9 1 (0.77%) New Relic
9 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.77%) Wyse
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