Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 17 November 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 24 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.15% 6.87% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 7.61% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Shropshire median daily rate £441 £488 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.49% +14.37% -5.28%
10th Percentile £172 £286 £218
90th Percentile £592 £650 £571
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +29.03% - -

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 362 710 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 92.82% 90.33% 90.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 282 112
Shropshire median daily rate £470 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £263
90th Percentile £590 £574 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.06 £43.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £22.59 £42.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £38.68 £44.25 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Shropshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Shropshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Telford -7 23 £441 -9.49% 1
Service Delivery
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 12 (50.00%) AIX
1 12 (50.00%) Solaris
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (41.67%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) SUSE
4 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 8 (33.33%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) BladeLogic
6 6 (25.00%) Puppet
6 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (20.83%) User Stories
8 4 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (8.33%) Documentum
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) AIX Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) Django
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) AIX
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Solaris
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (41.67%) SUSE
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) RUP
5 3 (12.50%) Service Design
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Pega