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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 59 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 21 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.49% 1.77% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.29% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
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£363 £319 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £172 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £558 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
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
659 611 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.27% 77.34% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 389 224
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.35 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -1 12 £333 +2.30% 7
West Wales +10 9 £550 +161.90% 1
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
3 19 (37.25%) Service Management
3 19 (37.25%) Risk Management
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (33.33%) Finance
5 17 (33.33%) Project Management
6 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
7 13 (25.49%) SLA
8 12 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (23.53%) ITSM
9 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (19.61%) C
11 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
12 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
14 4 (7.84%) Wireless
14 4 (7.84%) Cisco
14 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.84%) CCIE
14 4 (7.84%) CCNP
14 4 (7.84%) LAN
14 4 (7.84%) WAN
14 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (5.88%) CCDP
15 3 (5.88%) CCIP
15 3 (5.88%) SQL
15 3 (5.88%) SQL Server

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
1 4 (7.84%) Wireless
1 4 (7.84%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) OSPF
2 1 (1.96%) BGP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) OLAP
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Service Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Project Manager
3 9 (17.65%) Services Delivery Manager
3 9 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Transition Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Service Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Service Transition Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Governance Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) MDX
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
3 19 (37.25%) Service Management
3 19 (37.25%) Risk Management
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (33.33%) Project Management
6 12 (23.53%) ITSM
7 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
8 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.92%) Change Management
11 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) C
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.84%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) CCNP
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.88%) CCDP
6 3 (5.88%) CCIP
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CISSP
8 1 (1.96%) CCNA
8 1 (1.96%) CISM
8 1 (1.96%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.96%) PayPal
3 1 (1.96%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.96%) BT