The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 84 90
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 10 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.91% 1.74% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Median daily rate £450 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -6.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £311 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £170.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1114.28%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 971 1329 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.11% 88.72% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 943 985
Median daily rate £405 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £170.00 £175.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Leeds

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Leeds

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) SLA
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) People Management
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Avaya
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 6 (20.00%) Retail
6 6 (20.00%) iSeries
7 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) Xerox
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) IBM Domino

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) IBM Domino
3 3 (10.00%) SAS
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (10.00%) Military
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
1 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) iSeries
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.00%) e-Learning
5 2 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) People Management
3 6 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Document Management
6 3 (10.00%) Logistics
6 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Statistics
6 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.67%) BPMN
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Jython
3 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (10.00%) MCDST
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) SAS Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Avaya
4 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.33%) Xerox
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft