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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 55 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 6 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.27% 2.59% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 3.12% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £413 £288 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £166 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £315 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.76
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -32.43%
Service Management
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
367 449 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.43% 83.15% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 347 321
Median daily rate £385 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +21 4 £406 +53.30%
Cardiff -11 2 £450 +55.17%
Service Management
Wales

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 24 (66.67%) ITIL
2 19 (52.78%) Migration
3 15 (41.67%) Validation
4 14 (38.89%) ITSM
4 14 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 12 (33.33%) CMDB
6 8 (22.22%) Change Management
6 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 8 (22.22%) Release Management
7 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) MS Office
7 7 (19.44%) SAP
7 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 6 (16.67%) ServiceNow
8 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 4 (11.11%) BMC
10 4 (11.11%) IBM
10 4 (11.11%) Remedy
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Change Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Release Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (11.11%) Change and Release Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Report Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Data Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Transition Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) CMDB
2 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) ITIL
2 19 (52.78%) Migration
3 15 (41.67%) Validation
4 14 (38.89%) ITIL V3
4 14 (38.89%) ITSM
5 8 (22.22%) Change Management
5 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) Release Management
6 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
7 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) User Stories
9 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.33%) Information Security
9 3 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) HP
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 6 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.11%) BMC
3 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) NetApp
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) CA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) PlateSpin
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus