The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Services Delivery
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 52 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 21 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.48% 2.45% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 2.95% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 20
Median daily rate £448 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.87% +24.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £184 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75%  

Service Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Birmingham

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 9 (26.47%) Service Design
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Billing
5 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
5 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
6 4 (11.76%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) Finance
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (11.76%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.82%) Microservices
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) CCNP
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Mule
1 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Maximo
1 2 (5.88%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.88%) 4G
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Bower
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Grunt
2 1 (2.94%) gulp
2 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.94%) PhantomJS
2 1 (2.94%) Protractor
2 1 (2.94%) Sublime Text
2 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.94%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (14.71%) Billing
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Service Manager
2 13 (38.24%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (38.24%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.82%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.82%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
2 2 (5.88%) Symfony
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) Akka
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Doctrine
3 1 (2.94%) LESS
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Sass
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) spray
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 9 (26.47%) Service Design
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) Facilities Management
6 3 (8.82%) Microservices
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) CAFM
7 2 (5.88%) Case Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (5.88%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) PHP
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Scala
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCAB
3 1 (2.94%) CITP
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) MAPM
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) WAI
2 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco
2 3 (8.82%) Juniper
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Zend
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