Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -19
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.79% 1.97% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.42% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.87% +40.91%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +24.57% +3.21% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.50 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +96.00% -37.50% +77.78%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 190 289 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 75.40% 81.18% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 177 193
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £213 £195 £263
90th Percentile £475 £488 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.08 £10.30
90th Percentile £32.70 £46.70 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.00
% change year-on-year +17.53% -26.01% +27.78%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Staffordshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Service Delivery
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) JDA
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) JDA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP