Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 107 64
Rank change year-on-year +44 -43 +15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 96 42 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.98% 1.27% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 1.55% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 46
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £197 £147 £203
90th Percentile £543 £625 £478
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - £19.08
10th Percentile £12.73 - £17.86
90th Percentile £49.20 - £38.33
England median hourly rate £16.45 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.60% -2.70% +19.32%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2670 2712 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.00% 82.18% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1696 1717 1565
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 69 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.50 £40.20
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Delivery in the East Midlands

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +34 44 £365 -2.67% 4
Derbyshire +6 28 £395 -12.03%
Northamptonshire +16 17 £375 -16.67% 1
Leicestershire -9 4 £388 +350.58% 3
Service Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 38 (39.58%) ITIL
2 37 (38.54%) Project Management
3 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (35.42%) Service Management
5 26 (27.08%) Matrix Organization
6 21 (21.88%) Process Improvement
7 19 (19.79%) Change Management
7 19 (19.79%) ITIL V3
8 18 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
8 18 (18.75%) Business Continuity
8 18 (18.75%) Six Sigma
9 15 (15.63%) Finance
9 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.46%) SLA
12 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
13 10 (10.42%) Degree
13 10 (10.42%) Service Design
13 10 (10.42%) ITSM
14 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
14 9 (9.38%) Oracle
15 7 (7.29%) Siemens
15 7 (7.29%) RDBMS
15 7 (7.29%) Teamcenter
15 7 (7.29%) Disclosure Scotland
15 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
15 7 (7.29%) Customer Engagement

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (2.08%) CMS
1 2 (2.08%) CoreMedia CMS
1 2 (2.08%) Liferay
1 2 (2.08%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) DHCP
1 6 (6.25%) DNS
2 5 (5.21%) SMS
3 4 (4.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) RDBMS
1 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Architect
2 16 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 12 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (11.46%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.21%) Availability Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Capacity and Availability Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Capacity Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Deployment Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Service Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) CoreMedia
1 2 (2.08%) CSS
1 2 (2.08%) HTML
1 2 (2.08%) HTML5
1 2 (2.08%) RESTful
1 2 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
3 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.04%) Tandem
4 1 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) CentOS
1 1 (1.04%) Linux
1 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) ITIL
2 37 (38.54%) Project Management
3 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (35.42%) Service Management
5 26 (27.08%) Matrix Organization
6 21 (21.88%) Process Improvement
7 19 (19.79%) Change Management
7 19 (19.79%) ITIL V3
8 18 (18.75%) Business Continuity
8 18 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
8 18 (18.75%) Six Sigma
9 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.42%) ITSM
12 10 (10.42%) Service Design
13 7 (7.29%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
14 6 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) Degree
4 6 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.13%) CCNA
6 3 (3.13%) CCNP
6 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) ISEB
7 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PMP
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) SLA
2 7 (7.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle
2 7 (7.29%) Siemens
3 6 (6.25%) Cisco
4 4 (4.17%) IFS
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) BT
6 1 (1.04%) EMC
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Zerto