The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 53 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.82% 4.64% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 6.12% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
Average daily rate £313 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £144 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.05 £14.33
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -8.94%
Service Delivery
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
552 523 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.52% 75.91% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 322 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 12
Average hourly rate £47.15 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.53% +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 £29.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 8 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
South Wales -7 17 £350 +7.69% 2
West Wales +2 1 £163 -57.93%
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (29.41%) Service Management
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) MS Office
5 6 (17.65%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) J2EE
6 5 (14.71%) SLA
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) QA
6 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Replication
8 3 (8.82%) FileNet
8 3 (8.82%) Kofax
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Subversion
8 3 (8.82%) JRules
8 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 3 (8.82%) JSF

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (8.82%) Confluence
1 3 (8.82%) FileNet
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) LiveCycle
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Ant
1 3 (8.82%) DbUnit
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Hudson
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) JUnit
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
1 3 (8.82%) Spock
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Report Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Documentation Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) Dojo
2 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) Java EE
2 3 (8.82%) Java SE
2 3 (8.82%) JPA
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
2 3 (8.82%) JRules
2 3 (8.82%) JSF
2 3 (8.82%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
1 10 (29.41%) Service Management
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) DSDM
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) ITSM
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) RUP
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) ILOG
2 3 (8.82%) Kofax
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) PlateSpin
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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