Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 22 October 2018 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
North East > Durham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +17
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 4.72% 7.14% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 8.81% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Durham median daily rate £358 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.17% - -27.27%
10th Percentile £278 £267 £225
90th Percentile £406 £455 £355
North East median daily rate £394 £426 £285
% change year-on-year -7.46% +49.30% -31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Durham median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +40.74% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.75 £9.43
90th Percentile £14.50 £15.25 £11.02
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -35.19% +50.00%

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 Durham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Durham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 198 159 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 84.98% 81.12% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 76
Durham median daily rate £380 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -7.80% +13.46%
10th Percentile £256 £203 £126
90th Percentile £525 £463 £534
North East median daily rate £403 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +10.27% +4.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 14
Durham median hourly rate £13.50 £33.25 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.40% +134.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.48 £8.73
90th Percentile £16.00 £48.63 £27.93
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +81.08%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Durham

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Durham

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Durham over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Durham

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Durham

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Durham

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 Durham region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Darlington -7 2 £400 -15.79% 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Service Delivery
North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Durham region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Aruba
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 2 (18.18%) F5
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Aruba
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) F5
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
1 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus
2 1 (9.09%) SAP