The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 34
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 1.54% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.17% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £387
% change year-on-year +13.51% -4.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% +68.75%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 213 184 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.78% 70.77% 67.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 379 408
Median daily rate £320 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 8 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.38 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.45 £28.00
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 Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Leicestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Leicestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Service Management
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification