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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 45 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 19 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.20% 2.97% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 4.26% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £260 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% +105.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £242 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £307 £145
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -1.81%
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
465 329 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.28% 69.70% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 218 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £21.83 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -6 11 £450 +73.07% 4
Newport - 7 £356 -
Bridgend - - - -
Service Delivery
Wales

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.14%) SLA
6 6 (17.14%) UNIX
6 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
8 4 (11.43%) Firewall
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
8 4 (11.43%) Security Management
8 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.43%) OpenROAD
8 4 (11.43%) AIX
8 4 (11.43%) Linux
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) Ingres
8 4 (11.43%) SQL

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) OpenROAD
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Ingres
1 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.86%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
3 1 (2.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Service Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) OpenROAD Developer
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Client Relationship Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Excel Developer
8 1 (2.86%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) SCADA
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Informatics
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) AIX
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) ISMS
6 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
6 4 (11.43%) Security Management
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) User Stories
8 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) SAS Macro
2 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Business Objects