The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 8 8 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.56% 3.23% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.91% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

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 Wakefield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 25 26 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 69.44% 83.87% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 11
Median daily rate £450 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £9.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +56.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Wakefield

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Wakefield

Service Delivery
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Audio Visual Technician
1 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe