The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 24 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.85% - 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.02% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£253 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.28%
Service Management
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 89.39% 82.61% 65.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 23 20
Average daily rate £400 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the West Wales region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the West Wales region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Swansea - 13 £253 - 1
Service Management
Wales

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) System Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Service Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
1 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
3 3 (17.65%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Change Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Release Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Release Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Change and Release Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) XML
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
1 4 (23.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) User Stories
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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