Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Services Delivery
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 64 82
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18 -26
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 34 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.59% 2.03% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.43% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 13
South Wales median daily rate £375 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +24.14% -7.94%
10th Percentile £294 £325 £241
90th Percentile £518 £493 £503
Wales median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
South Wales median hourly rate £29.25 £12.44 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.13% -11.14% +33.33%
10th Percentile £14.40 £12.26 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.35 £12.71 £14.50
Wales median hourly rate £41.78 £12.44 £14.00
% change year-on-year +235.81% -11.14% -13.61%

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 792 948 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.54% 83.75% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 682 810
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in South Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Delivery in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in South Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in South Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in South Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Delivery in South Wales

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 18 £350 -22.22%
Newport - 13 £500 -
Caerphilly -4 1 £298 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Service Delivery
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 20 (58.82%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) Release Management
3 11 (32.35%) IBM
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Migration
5 9 (26.47%) Fiorano
5 9 (26.47%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
5 9 (26.47%) SOAP
5 9 (26.47%) XML
5 9 (26.47%) XSLT
5 9 (26.47%) C++
5 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (26.47%) InterSystems
5 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
5 9 (26.47%) HL7
5 9 (26.47%) JCAPS
5 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 7 (20.59%) Service Management
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) Degree

Service Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (26.47%) JCAPS
1 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) OpenROAD
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) POP3
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (17.65%) Ingres
4 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.88%) NuGet
2 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.88%) Billing
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Lead Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior
5 2 (5.88%) Release Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (26.47%) SOAP
1 9 (26.47%) XML
1 9 (26.47%) XSLT
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) CESG
3 3 (8.82%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.88%) CMDB
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) AIX
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Release Management
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
4 9 (26.47%) Migration
4 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Service Management
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.65%) Coaching
6 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) ITSM
7 4 (11.76%) Service Design
8 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
8 3 (8.82%) SIEM
8 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C++
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) Ingres ABF
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (8.82%) CISMP
5 3 (8.82%) CISSP
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.88%) CCA
6 2 (5.88%) CCAA
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.88%) ISEB
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) HL7
2 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) QRadar
2 2 (5.88%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) IBM
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Fiorano
3 9 (26.47%) InterSystems
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) AlienVault
5 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Intel
5 3 (8.82%) LogLogic
5 3 (8.82%) LogRhythm
5 3 (8.82%) McAfee
5 3 (8.82%) Splunk
6 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.88%) BMC
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Remedy
6 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle