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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 41 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 14 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.39% 2.04% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.56% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Median daily rate £225 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £359 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £558 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +1.69%
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
459 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.33% 79.52% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 490 415
Median daily rate £400 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £9.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales +9 7 £220 -60.00%
South Wales +6 5 £400 +10.34% 1
Mid Wales - 2 £383 -
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (20.69%) ILOG
4 6 (20.69%) JBoss
4 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
4 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
4 6 (20.69%) Adobe
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) Ant
4 6 (20.69%) JUnit
4 6 (20.69%) IIS
4 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (20.69%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) XML
4 6 (20.69%) XSD
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) JRules
4 6 (20.69%) Document Management
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.69%) Spring

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) Confluence
1 6 (20.69%) FileNet
1 6 (20.69%) GeoServer
1 6 (20.69%) IIS
1 6 (20.69%) JBoss
1 6 (20.69%) LiveCycle
1 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) Gliffy
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
1 4 (13.79%) Wireless
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) FirePass
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) GIS
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Ant
1 6 (20.69%) DbUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) Hudson
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
1 6 (20.69%) JUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
1 6 (20.69%) Spock
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (17.24%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
1 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
1 6 (20.69%) Dojo
1 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) Java EE
1 6 (20.69%) Java SE
1 6 (20.69%) JPA
1 6 (20.69%) jQuery
1 6 (20.69%) JRules
1 6 (20.69%) JSF
1 6 (20.69%) JSTS
1 6 (20.69%) OpenLayers
1 6 (20.69%) REST
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
1 6 (20.69%) Spring
1 6 (20.69%) XML
1 6 (20.69%) XSD
2 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (20.69%) Document Management
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
1 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) JCL
2 2 (6.90%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CISMP
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
1 6 (20.69%) ILOG
1 6 (20.69%) Kofax
1 6 (20.69%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) BT
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) F5
3 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) PlateSpin
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Xerox
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Aruba
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Wyse