The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 67 57 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 35 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.57% 2.84% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.43% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 15
Median daily rate £425 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +25.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £671 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.82 - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1153 1602 1538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.53% 82.83% 85.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1121 983
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in West Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds -14 20 £450 -18.18% 5
Halifax +6 5 £440 - 2
Brighouse - 3 - -
Wakefield +1 2 £200 -40.74% 3
Bradford 0 1 - -
Service Delivery
Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 39 (54.17%) ITIL
2 35 (48.61%) Finance
3 20 (27.78%) Unix
4 19 (26.39%) Windows
4 19 (26.39%) Service Management
5 15 (20.83%) Linux
5 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (19.44%) SLA
6 14 (19.44%) Cisco
7 11 (15.28%) iSeries
8 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 10 (13.89%) VMware
8 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.89%) NHS
9 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 9 (12.50%) SQL
9 9 (12.50%) Analytics
9 9 (12.50%) Retail
10 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (11.11%) ITSM
10 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.11%) People Management
10 8 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (9.72%) FTP
11 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.72%) MS Office
11 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.72%) Service Continuity Management
11 7 (9.72%) Wealth Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (5.56%) IBM Domino
2 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) FTP
2 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.17%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) SAN
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.39%) HTTP
5 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) SMTP
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) Telnet
5 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (48.61%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (9.72%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Administrator
3 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.33%) SAS Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Information Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Network Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) ISPF
2 3 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) jQuery
3 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.39%) RESTful
3 1 (1.39%) Velocity
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) iSeries
3 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.89%) NHS
4 6 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.94%) Tandem
6 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.39%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Unix
2 19 (26.39%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) zOS
5 1 (1.39%) AIX
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) HPUX
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Service Management
3 9 (12.50%) Analytics
4 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.11%) ITSM
4 8 (11.11%) People Management
5 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.72%) Service Continuity Management
5 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.72%) Wealth Management
6 6 (8.33%) Coaching
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
8 4 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.56%) Service Design
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) JCL
3 2 (2.78%) C
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) Delphi
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) Scala
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) SAS Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) CISM
3 3 (4.17%) CISSP
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
4 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCDST
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) HNC
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.94%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.39%) Docker
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Nagios
1 2 (2.78%) OpenView
1 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) QRadar
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Cisco
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Avaya
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.17%) Axway
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (4.17%) Xerox
6 2 (2.78%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Splunk
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) BMC
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Dell
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
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