Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 43 76
Rank change year-on-year -43 +33 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.94% 3.70% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 4.30% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 3
South Wales median daily rate £390 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £364
90th Percentile £550 £408 £431
Wales median daily rate £370 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +5.71% +1.45% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
South Wales median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +16.07%
Wales median hourly rate - £19.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year - +21.54% +16.07%

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 1,138 861 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.25% 86.01% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 610 546
South Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £183 £220
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 64 44
South Wales median hourly rate £14.43 £35.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.77% +76.66% +41.52%
10th Percentile £11.09 £13.23 £9.98
90th Percentile £40.40 £77.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £14.23 £30.75 £18.56
% change year-on-year -53.72% +65.66% +33.21%

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 20 August 2018.

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
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 20 August 2018. 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
Newport -16 7 £369 -7.81% 1
Cardiff -36 4 £425 +21.43% 4
Service Delivery
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) SLA
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Proactive Management
4 2 (16.67%) AlienVault
4 2 (16.67%) QRadar
4 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (16.67%) LogLogic
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Solution Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Development Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Development Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Proactive Management
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (16.67%) Service Design
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (16.67%) CISMP
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) AlienVault
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Intel
1 2 (16.67%) LogLogic
1 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft