The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 March 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 10 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.19% 2.20% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.79% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Median daily rate £219 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.91% +34.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £800 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £7.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +61.61%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 361 430 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 78.99% 78.75% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 298 227
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £745 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -15.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in South Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Sheffield +1 8 £227 -47.63% 1
Doncaster - 2 £206 -
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) User Stories
3 11 (29.73%) Service Design
4 10 (27.03%) Prototyping
4 10 (27.03%) Guerrilla Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Guerrilla Research
4 10 (27.03%) Cognitive Psychology
4 10 (27.03%) Usability Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Market Research
4 10 (27.03%) User Experience
4 10 (27.03%) Front End Development
4 10 (27.03%) Psychology
5 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 9 (24.32%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (18.92%) Change Management
7 7 (18.92%) C++
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) Web Design
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow
7 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (16.22%) Customer Insight
8 6 (16.22%) Project Management
8 6 (16.22%) Data Security

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Senior User Researcher
1 10 (27.03%) User Researcher
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Web Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Project Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) User Experience
2 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Design
2 11 (29.73%) User Stories
3 10 (27.03%) Cognitive Psychology
3 10 (27.03%) Front End Development
3 10 (27.03%) Guerrilla Research
3 10 (27.03%) Guerrilla Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Market Research
3 10 (27.03%) Prototyping
3 10 (27.03%) Psychology
3 10 (27.03%) Usability Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
4 9 (24.32%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
6 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (18.92%) Web Design
7 6 (16.22%) Customer Insight
7 6 (16.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C++
1 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) CLAS
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP