The median contractor rate for a Head of Service Delivery was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Head of Service Delivery
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 131 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.037% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2116 2569 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.17% 95.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1419 1367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 72 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Head of Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Head of Service Delivery in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Service Delivery in the West Midlands

Head of Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Service Delivery in the West Midlands

Head of Service Delivery Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Head of Service Delivery contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Head of Service Delivery in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management

Head of Service Delivery Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management