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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 64 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 13 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 2.12% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.74% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
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£308 £344 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +62.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £553 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
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
634 620 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.55% 77.21% 73.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 399 188
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 10 £308 -10.47% 9
West Wales - 3 - - 1
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (53.19%) ITIL
2 21 (44.68%) Service Management
3 20 (42.55%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) PRINCE2
4 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Risk Management
6 17 (36.17%) Project Management
7 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
8 14 (29.79%) C
9 13 (27.66%) ITSM
10 12 (25.53%) SLA
10 12 (25.53%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
11 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.77%) SQL
12 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
13 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
14 4 (8.51%) Windows
14 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
14 4 (8.51%) Degree
15 3 (6.38%) MDX
15 3 (6.38%) Fujitsu
15 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
15 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.38%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (6.38%) OLAP
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) Impala
4 1 (2.13%) Ingres
4 1 (2.13%) InterBase
4 1 (2.13%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Service Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Transition Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Database Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Service Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) MDX
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XHTML
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) ITIL
2 21 (44.68%) Service Management
3 20 (42.55%) PRINCE2
4 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Risk Management
6 17 (36.17%) Project Management
7 13 (27.66%) ITSM
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
9 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.38%) Migration
10 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.26%) Transition Management
11 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) C
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CISM
5 1 (2.13%) CISMP
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.13%) PayPal
3 1 (2.13%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
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