Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 119 97
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 +18
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 83 65 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 1.55% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.83% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 81
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £440 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +7.84% -4.00%
10th Percentile £232 £226 £218
90th Percentile £555 £523 £688
England median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.07 £9.50 £16.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.58% -42.14% +51.41%
10th Percentile £8.60 £8.00 £14.68
90th Percentile £9.53 £14.30 £147.28
England median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -10.31% -22.72% +25.71%

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 4,332 3,561 4,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.18% 84.66% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,904 2,326 3,362
Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £264 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 89 106
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -6.90% -6.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.78 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.43 £35.70 £41.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +10.47%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -8 66 £463 +5.11% 19
North Yorkshire +7 9 £400 - 3
South Yorkshire -20 5 £425 +47.06% 8
Service Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.89%) Finance
3 17 (20.48%) Service Design
4 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.07%) ITIL
6 13 (15.66%) Project Management
7 12 (14.46%) Windows
7 12 (14.46%) Java
7 12 (14.46%) Scrum
7 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
7 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
9 10 (12.05%) Change Management
9 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (10.84%) Puppet
10 9 (10.84%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.84%) Python
11 8 (9.64%) Coaching
11 8 (9.64%) DevOps
11 8 (9.64%) IaaS
11 8 (9.64%) PaaS
12 7 (8.43%) Open Source
12 7 (8.43%) Release Management
12 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
12 7 (8.43%) User Stories
12 7 (8.43%) Go
12 7 (8.43%) Salt

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 (6.02%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.64%) IaaS
3 8 (9.64%) PaaS
4 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.82%) SaaS
6 3 (3.61%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.41%) Serverless
7 2 (2.41%) Slack
8 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) DHCP
1 5 (6.02%) DNS
2 3 (3.61%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.41%) Big Data
1 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.41%) Riak
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.23%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.20%) Mocha
6 1 (1.20%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
2 9 (10.84%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Product Owner
4 7 (8.43%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (8.43%) Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Python Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Head of Delivery
6 4 (4.82%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Scrum Master
6 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Agile Product Owner
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (3.61%) Velocity
2 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.41%) Kafka
2 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) Chai
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) JavaBeans
3 1 (1.20%) JSP
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.20%) SAML
3 1 (1.20%) Struts
3 1 (1.20%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) NHS
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Tandem
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) Android
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) Service Design
3 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.07%) ITIL
5 13 (15.66%) Project Management
6 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
7 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.05%) Change Management
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.84%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.64%) Coaching
10 8 (9.64%) DevOps
11 7 (8.43%) Open Source
11 7 (8.43%) Release Management
11 7 (8.43%) User Stories
12 6 (7.23%) Business Continuity
12 6 (7.23%) Service Management
12 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) Java
2 9 (10.84%) Python
3 7 (8.43%) Go
3 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.43%) Perl
3 7 (8.43%) PHP
4 6 (7.23%) Ruby
5 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.61%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) SQL
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) CCNP
4 3 (3.61%) ISEB
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCDP
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.20%) MCDST
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Puppet
2 7 (8.43%) Salt
3 5 (6.02%) Ansible
3 5 (6.02%) CFEngine
3 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.41%) Grafana
4 2 (2.41%) Graylog
4 2 (2.41%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.41%) Kibana
4 2 (2.41%) Marathon
4 2 (2.41%) Mesos
4 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.41%) Terraform
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Cisco
1 7 (8.43%) Citrix
2 6 (7.23%) Apple
3 5 (6.02%) VMware
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Brocade
5 2 (2.41%) CA
5 2 (2.41%) F5
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Workday
6 1 (1.20%) Xerox