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 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 44 20
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.94% 3.43% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 3.76% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 154 319 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 89.02% 91.14% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 120 46
Median daily rate £535 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.22% +18.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% -  
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +13 11 £575 - 2
Service Delivery
West Midlands

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

1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) RUP
4 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) IT Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Documentum
6 4 (28.57%) Pega
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Service Design
7 3 (21.43%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management

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 4 (28.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (42.86%) IT Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) RUP
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Service Design
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) Scala
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Pega
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft