Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 111 93
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +26
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 95 74 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.95% 1.74% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.05% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 62
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £209 £308 £183
90th Percentile £577 £494 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.74% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £8.82 £13.95 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.77% +3.33% -3.57%
10th Percentile £8.42 £8.21 £12.13
90th Percentile £9.23 £14.30 £33.75
England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.75 £18.47
% change year-on-year - -9.30% +5.53%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,232 3,604 4,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.74% 84.82% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,853 2,388 3,150
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 86 127
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £39.20
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Yorkshire

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
West Yorkshire 0 71 £475 +11.76% 33
North Yorkshire +3 15 £438 +2.94% 6
South Yorkshire 0 4 £438 -10.26% 8
Service Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Service Design
3 19 (20.00%) ITIL
4 16 (16.84%) Change Management
5 13 (13.68%) Windows
5 13 (13.68%) Finance
5 13 (13.68%) Scrum
6 12 (12.63%) Service Management
6 12 (12.63%) Project Management
7 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.47%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (9.47%) User Stories
8 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.47%) SLA
8 9 (9.47%) Cisco
8 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
9 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
9 8 (8.42%) Coaching
9 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Identification
10 7 (7.37%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (7.37%) User Experience
10 7 (7.37%) IaaS
10 7 (7.37%) Go
10 7 (7.37%) ServiceNow
10 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.37%) Citrix

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.05%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) IaaS
3 6 (6.32%) PaaS
4 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.21%) SaaS
5 4 (4.21%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (3.16%) Serverless
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.11%) Slack
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.05%) GitHub
8 1 (1.05%) Office 365
8 1 (1.05%) Route 53
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) DNS
1 6 (6.32%) Firewall
1 6 (6.32%) LAN
2 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 4 (4.21%) DHCP
3 4 (4.21%) VPN
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.11%) Big Data
2 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Power BI
3 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.05%) Mocha
6 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.05%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Military
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Architect
3 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.32%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.26%) Administrator
6 5 (5.26%) Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) SAML
2 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.11%) JSON
2 2 (2.11%) Kafka
2 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) Chai
3 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.05%) RESTful
3 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.05%) Spring
3 1 (1.05%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) User Experience
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.16%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Android
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Service Design
3 19 (20.00%) ITIL
4 16 (16.84%) Change Management
5 13 (13.68%) Scrum
6 12 (12.63%) Project Management
6 12 (12.63%) Service Management
7 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.47%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.47%) User Stories
9 8 (8.42%) Coaching
9 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Identification
9 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.37%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.32%) Open Source
11 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) Go
1 7 (7.37%) Python
2 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.32%) Ruby
3 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.26%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) Perl
3 5 (5.26%) PHP
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) CCNA
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.21%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.16%) CCNP
5 3 (3.16%) CISSP
5 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.11%) CCDP
6 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.05%) CCA
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCDST
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.26%) Ansible
2 5 (5.26%) CFEngine
2 5 (5.26%) Puppet
2 5 (5.26%) Salt
3 3 (3.16%) SCCM
4 2 (2.11%) Grafana
4 2 (2.11%) Graylog
4 2 (2.11%) Kibana
4 2 (2.11%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.11%) Terraform
5 1 (1.05%) Nessus
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.05%) SCOM
5 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Cisco
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Citrix
2 7 (7.37%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.21%) SAP
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Apple
5 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.05%) Dell
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee
6 1 (1.05%) NetApp
6 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.05%) Sony
6 1 (1.05%) Veeam
6 1 (1.05%) Workday
6 1 (1.05%) Xerox