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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 41 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 20 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 1.61% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
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£325 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.69%
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
426 311 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.82% 71.33% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 220 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.29 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.13% -12.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.33 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.08 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +1 15 £325 +31.31% 3
Newport - 4 £425 -
Bridgend - - - -
Service Management
Wales

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) SLA
5 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) MS Office
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.67%) CRM
10 2 (6.67%) ISDN
10 2 (6.67%) PBX
10 2 (6.67%) Windows
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco
10 2 (6.67%) MS Project
10 2 (6.67%) WAN
10 2 (6.67%) Siemens
10 2 (6.67%) H.323
10 2 (6.67%) MSI
10 2 (6.67%) Avaya

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ISDN
1 2 (6.67%) PBX
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
1 2 (6.67%) H.323
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) French Language
2 2 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) ITSM
9 2 (6.67%) Time Management
10 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
10 1 (3.33%) ITIL V2
10 1 (3.33%) Change Control
10 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) OCP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Avaya
3 2 (6.67%) Siemens
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
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