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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 24 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.54% 0.83% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 1.05% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 11
Median daily rate £350 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £380 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +13.97% -5.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% +43.75%  

Service Delivery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 382 500
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.77% 79.09% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 272 384
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 20
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +10 14 £350 -12.50% 1
Newport - 8 £400 -
Caerphilly - 1 £298 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Service Delivery
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 29 (60.42%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
3 18 (37.50%) Release Management
4 17 (35.42%) IBM Integration Bus
4 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (35.42%) WebSphere
4 17 (35.42%) InterSystems
4 17 (35.42%) Fiorano
4 17 (35.42%) IBM
4 17 (35.42%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (35.42%) JCAPS
5 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 15 (31.25%) XML
6 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 15 (31.25%) HL7
7 14 (29.17%) XSLT
7 14 (29.17%) Project Management
8 13 (27.08%) ITIL V3
9 12 (25.00%) ITSM
9 12 (25.00%) Degree
10 11 (22.92%) Service Design
11 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.83%) Service Management
12 9 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
13 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.67%) VMware
14 7 (14.58%) Migration
14 7 (14.58%) NHS

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 17 (35.42%) BizTalk Server
1 17 (35.42%) JCAPS
1 17 (35.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) OpenROAD
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
1 5 (10.42%) WAN
2 4 (8.33%) Wireless
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.17%) POP3
4 2 (4.17%) SMTP
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.33%) Ingres
3 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Security Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Applications Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Support Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (31.25%) XML
3 14 (29.17%) XSLT
4 7 (14.58%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) React
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
1 7 (14.58%) NHS
2 6 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) AIX
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) ITIL
2 18 (37.50%) Release Management
3 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 14 (29.17%) Project Management
5 13 (27.08%) ITIL V3
6 12 (25.00%) ITSM
7 11 (22.92%) Service Design
8 10 (20.83%) Service Management
9 9 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
11 7 (14.58%) Migration
11 7 (14.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
14 4 (8.33%) Coaching
15 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
15 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) C++
2 6 (12.50%) C
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Ingres ABF
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) Degree
3 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.33%) ISEB
8 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (6.25%) CCDP
8 3 (6.25%) CCIP
8 3 (6.25%) CCNP
9 2 (4.17%) CCA
9 2 (4.17%) CCAA
9 2 (4.17%) CCNA
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) HL7
2 6 (12.50%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Fiorano
1 17 (35.42%) IBM
1 17 (35.42%) InterSystems
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) Nintex
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
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