Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 July 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 46 58
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -22
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.62% 2.37% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.90% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Merseyside median daily rate £306 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.44% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £301 £308 £363
90th Percentile £317 £654 £388
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £404
% change year-on-year -3.13% -0.99% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +14.71% -36.64% +114.81%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 536 517 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 83.36% 81.55% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 312 281
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £251 £205
90th Percentile £550 £519 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.18 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.94% -63.61% +187.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.70 £50.83
90th Percentile £25.21 £26.85 £52.50
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +6.36% +23.94%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Merseyside

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Merseyside

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Merseyside

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Liverpool -4 3 £313 -21.88% 1
Prescot - 1 £300 -
Service Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Management
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) ISMS
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MOF

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (75.00%) ISMS
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware