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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 37 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.91% 1.88% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 2.41% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£325 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.07% -33.33%
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
350 373 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.77% 77.71% 74.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 226 156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £12.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +165.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.75 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +1 5 £325 +8.33% 2
Newport +5 1 £401 -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Service Delivery
Wales

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) C
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) OLAP
8 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Ingres
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) OpenROAD
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (11.11%) MDX
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (11.11%) OLAP
2 3 (11.11%) Ingres
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Impala
4 1 (3.70%) InterBase
4 1 (3.70%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) OpenROAD Developer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) DBA
7 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) MDX
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) XHTML
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) AS400
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) SCADA
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.41%) BPEL
7 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) ISMS
7 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft