The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 21 22 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.94% 2.03% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.63% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £485 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +56.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

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 Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 114 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 89.62% 77.03% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 80 90
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Median hourly rate £27.31 £18.00 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +23.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £35.00 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford 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 Bradford

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Bradford

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Bradford

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk