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 3 months to 27 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.88% 0.45% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.57% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £438 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £23.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.95% +45.31%  

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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 174 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 81.71% 79.09% 69.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 97 98
Median daily rate £400 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £35.50
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 2 £438 -
Plymouth -21 1 £195 - 1
Service Delivery
South West

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

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Ant
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Domain Models
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) PMP
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control

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 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Ant
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Domain Models
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware