Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 24 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -52 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.34% 4.13% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 5.10% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +44.14% +141.30%
10th Percentile £363 £368 £173
90th Percentile £388 £433 £376
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.72% +29.41% +13.33%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 501 196 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.49% 80.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 96 72
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +36.84% -32.14%
10th Percentile £300 £163 £113
90th Percentile £488 £475 £499
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.69 £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.06% -45.45% +76.79%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £20.87 £20.88 £84.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Northern Ireland

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Northern Ireland

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 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
County Antrim -51 2 £375 -11.76%
Service Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Commercial Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle