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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 31 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 34 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.70% 1.81% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 2.38% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £222 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.39% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £488 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.07% -27.77%
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
519 420 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.78% 75.95% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 251 174
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £33.34 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +108.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.25 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £105.00 £20.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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
West Wales - 20 £313 -
South Wales +4 14 £325 +30.00% 1
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) Service Management
4 21 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 21 (36.84%) Project Management
5 20 (35.09%) PRINCE2
6 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 17 (29.82%) SLA
8 15 (26.32%) C
8 15 (26.32%) ITSM
9 14 (24.56%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
10 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (15.79%) Windows
13 8 (14.04%) SQL
14 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
14 7 (12.28%) Degree
15 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
15 5 (8.77%) Linux
15 5 (8.77%) Migration
15 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
15 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
16 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
17 3 (5.26%) Information Security Management
17 3 (5.26%) Security Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.26%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Firewall
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) OLAP
2 3 (5.26%) Ingres
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) Impala
4 1 (1.75%) InterBase
4 1 (1.75%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Service Manager
2 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Transition Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.51%) OpenROAD Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
1 3 (5.26%) MDX
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) XHTML
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 2 (3.51%) SCADA
4 2 (3.51%) AS400
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) Service Management
4 21 (36.84%) Project Management
4 21 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 20 (35.09%) PRINCE2
6 15 (26.32%) ITSM
7 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) SOA
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) C
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
6 1 (1.75%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) 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%) Puppet
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Fujitsu
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft