The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank - 8 14
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 2.38% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.94% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.22
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 34 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 64.58% 80.95% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 38
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £11.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £52.50
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 Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Worcestershire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Worcestershire