Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 6 months to 14 December 2019 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.

Service Delivery
South West > Devon
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 38 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.38% 3.46% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 3.96% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
Devon median daily rate £313 £365 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +29.04% -46.19%
10th Percentile £272 £131 £266
90th Percentile £445 £448 £299
South West median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Devon median hourly rate - £15.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.73% -
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £27.36 £18.63
% change year-on-year -25.06% +46.87% -24.56%

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 450 404 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.93% 87.45% 87.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 200 267
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £210
90th Percentile £575 £539 £571
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 33
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.32% -55.71% +50.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.42 £27.75
90th Percentile £51.38 £37.43 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +24.24% -

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Devon

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Devon

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Devon over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Devon

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Devon

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Devon region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -9 7 £313 -2.34% 6
Service Delivery
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) PMO
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Avamar
3 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) pSOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Avamar
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas