Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dudley 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 11 December 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 > Dudley
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dudley 45.16% 17.65% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 58.33% 21.43% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Dudley median daily rate £350 £100 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -74.36% -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dudley median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.41 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.84% - -

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 Dudley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dudley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dudley 77.42% 82.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 7
Dudley median daily rate £281 £80 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +251.56% -69.23% -36.20%
10th Percentile £105 £80 £103
90th Percentile £553 £103 £370
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dudley median hourly rate - £17.12 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Dudley

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Dudley

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dudley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Dudley over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Dudley

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Dudley

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 14 (100.00%) Statistics
1 14 (100.00%) Network Management
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Metrics
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (85.71%) VPN
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) MPLS
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) Wireless
2 12 (85.71%) Validation
3 10 (71.43%) Service Management
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 8 (57.14%) Network Design
4 8 (57.14%) Service Design
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) CCIE
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
1 12 (85.71%) MPLS
1 12 (85.71%) VPN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
1 12 (85.71%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (57.14%) Network Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Network Management
1 14 (100.00%) Statistics
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Metrics
2 12 (85.71%) Validation
3 10 (71.43%) Service Management
4 8 (57.14%) Network Design
4 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 8 (57.14%) Service Design
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (14.29%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) RHCE
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) VMware