Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 45 68
Rank change year-on-year -35 +23 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 16 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.20% 3.53% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 4.16% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 11
South Wales median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +13.73%
10th Percentile £310 £185 £218
90th Percentile £548 £408 £438
Wales median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +17.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate - £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +26.98%
Wales median hourly rate £30.35 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.38% +25.00% +26.98%

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 1,168 913 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.36% 84.85% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 669 623
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.98%
10th Percentile £263 £189 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £396 £363
% change year-on-year +0.95% +9.31% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 47
South Wales median hourly rate £24.88 £25.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +27.39% +28.69%
10th Percentile £11.73 £13.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.02
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% +42.86% +26.17%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Cardiff -30 8 £410 +17.14% 2
Newport -10 6 £390 +20.00% 3
Service Delivery
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Service Design
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Fintech
4 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (18.75%) AppDynamics
4 3 (18.75%) Vyatta
4 3 (18.75%) Ansible
4 3 (18.75%) Docker
4 3 (18.75%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring

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 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) JCAPS
2 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Bluemix
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) ADSL
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Modbus
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) CF BOSH
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (18.75%) Fintech
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
4 1 (6.25%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Service Design
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Proactive Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.25%) CISMP
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) QRadar
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (31.25%) Splunk
3 3 (18.75%) AppDynamics
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Vyatta
4 2 (12.50%) AlienVault
4 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (12.50%) Intel
4 2 (12.50%) LogLogic
4 2 (12.50%) LogRhythm
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Fiorano
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) VMware