Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 2018 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 0.37% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.51% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £425 - £339
10th Percentile £375 - £215
90th Percentile £480 - £463
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £431 £325
% change year-on-year -1.45% +32.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year -53.12% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 197 196 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 76.95% 73.41% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 138 179
Staffordshire median daily rate £366 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.93% +3.79% -12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £188
90th Percentile £461 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £12.14 £18.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.54% +60.32% -29.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.55 £9.70
90th Percentile £36.38 £33.50 £16.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year -30.23% +19.61% -21.85%

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 17 June 2018. 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
Cannock - 2 £469 -
Stafford - 1 £350 -
Tamworth - 1 £425 -
Service Delivery
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft