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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 36 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 29 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.20% 2.19% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 2.99% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£325 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £253 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £530 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -40.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -31.67%
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
509 368 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.66% 73.16% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 208 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
South Wales -9 16 £273 -16.08% 5
West Wales - 13 £400 -
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 22 (38.60%) Service Management
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Finance
4 18 (31.58%) Project Management
5 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 14 (24.56%) SLA
7 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
8 11 (19.30%) ITSM
9 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
9 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (17.54%) Windows
9 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
10 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.79%) C
11 8 (14.04%) SQL
11 8 (14.04%) Linux
12 7 (12.28%) UNIX
12 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.28%) Degree
12 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (10.53%) Ingres
13 6 (10.53%) OpenROAD
14 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
14 5 (8.77%) AIX
14 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
14 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.77%) Windows 7

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (10.53%) OpenROAD
2 2 (3.51%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Network Security
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Ingres
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) InterBase
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) Firebird
5 1 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Service Manager
2 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) OpenROAD Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Designer
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XHTML
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) SCADA
4 3 (5.26%) Statistics
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) AS400
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) UNIX
4 5 (8.77%) AIX
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 22 (38.60%) Service Management
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) Project Management
4 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
6 11 (19.30%) ITSM
7 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.02%) Coaching
10 4 (7.02%) ISMS
10 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.02%) Information Security
10 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Information Security Management
10 4 (7.02%) Security Management
10 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.26%) Change Management
11 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) C
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) SAS Macro
3 2 (3.51%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
3 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Fujitsu
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP