The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 43 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.66% 0.66% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 0.94% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
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£300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £230 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £270 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
Service Management
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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
399 320 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 70.87% 70.18% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 222 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.63 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.60 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Service Management
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 Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +7 12 £300 +9.09% 3
Newport -9 3 £273 - 2
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Service Management
Wales

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 20 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (36.00%) SLA
4 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) SAP
8 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.00%) MS Project
9 2 (8.00%) MS Office
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.00%) MSI
9 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) Time Management
9 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
9 2 (8.00%) French Language
9 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
10 1 (4.00%) Release Management
10 1 (4.00%) Change Control

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Service Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
2 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Transition Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) OCP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
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