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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 40 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 28 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.03% 3.01% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 4.13% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Average daily rate £338 £175 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -35.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £146 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +16.06%
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
488 363 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 87.61% 72.75% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 248 196
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 11
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 26 £350 +112.12% 2
Service Management
Wales

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (65.12%) ITIL
2 18 (41.86%) Migration
3 13 (30.23%) ITSM
4 12 (27.91%) Change Management
4 12 (27.91%) Validation
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL V3
5 11 (25.58%) Windows
6 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
6 10 (23.26%) CMDB
7 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
7 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 8 (18.60%) SAP
8 8 (18.60%) Project Management
8 8 (18.60%) SCCM
9 7 (16.28%) Release Management
9 7 (16.28%) HP
9 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 6 (13.95%) SAN
10 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
10 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
10 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
11 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.63%) Remedy
12 4 (9.30%) AdminStudio
12 4 (9.30%) BMC

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
1 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
2 4 (9.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Change Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Release Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (9.30%) Deployment Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Test Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Change and Release Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) CMDB
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) LIMS
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) ITIL
2 18 (41.86%) Migration
3 13 (30.23%) ITSM
4 12 (27.91%) Change Management
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL V3
4 12 (27.91%) Validation
5 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
7 8 (18.60%) Project Management
8 7 (16.28%) Release Management
9 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.30%) Change Control
10 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (9.30%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (9.30%) SCSM
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Intune
3 4 (9.30%) WSUS
4 3 (6.98%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) SAP
3 7 (16.28%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Remedy
4 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
5 4 (9.30%) BMC
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) CA
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) PlateSpin
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
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