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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 3.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +15.00%  

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 267 264 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 85.03% 83.81% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 162 128
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.64 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.83% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Improvement Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL