The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 53 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 8 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 2.60% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.43% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £374 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -19.35%
Service Delivery
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
394 437 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.74% 75.87% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 266 144
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.25 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.25 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Delivery across the South Wales region.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 5 £290 +61.11% 1
Gwent - 1 - -
Service Delivery
Wales

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Delivery.

1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) Service Management
2 8 (34.78%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) MDX
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) OLAP
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Telecoms

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (13.04%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (13.04%) OLAP
3 2 (8.70%) Ingres
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Impala
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) InterBase
4 1 (4.35%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Procurement Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Transition Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) MDX
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) Service Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Process
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) RAD
5 2 (8.70%) RUP
5 2 (8.70%) DSDM
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.70%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft