The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
UK / Wales
Rank 39 50 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 29 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.11% 3.98% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 4.68% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 9
Median daily rate £325 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -34.00% +68.35%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 577 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.27% 84.98% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 394 304
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Wales

Service Delivery
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
South Wales +16 24 £325 -10.34% 8
West Wales -15 2 £318 +94.78% 4
Service Delivery
UK

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 39 (69.64%) ITIL
2 24 (42.86%) Service Management
3 17 (30.36%) PRINCE2
3 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (28.57%) ITSM
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (26.79%) InterSystems
5 15 (26.79%) Fiorano
5 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
5 15 (26.79%) Release Management
5 15 (26.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 15 (26.79%) JCAPS
5 15 (26.79%) IBM
5 15 (26.79%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
8 12 (21.43%) HL7
8 12 (21.43%) XML
8 12 (21.43%) Project Management
9 11 (19.64%) NHS
9 11 (19.64%) XSLT
9 11 (19.64%) Degree
10 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
11 8 (14.29%) Service Design
11 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.50%) Finance
12 7 (12.50%) ISEB

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (26.79%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (26.79%) JCAPS
1 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) LongView
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) WAN
1 4 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Service Manager
2 16 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
3 15 (26.79%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (17.86%) Applications Support
5 8 (14.29%) Applications Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Support Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Security Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Service Management Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL Business Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (21.43%) XML
3 11 (19.64%) XSLT
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) NHS
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.71%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) ITIL
2 24 (42.86%) Service Management
3 17 (30.36%) PRINCE2
4 16 (28.57%) ITSM
5 15 (26.79%) Release Management
6 14 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 12 (21.43%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) Service Design
9 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.14%) Change Management
11 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
12 3 (5.36%) Informatics
12 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
12 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
13 2 (3.57%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) ISEB
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.93%) EXIN
6 4 (7.14%) CCDP
6 4 (7.14%) CCIP
6 4 (7.14%) CCNP
7 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.79%) CCAB
8 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) HL7
2 6 (10.71%) SLA
3 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Fiorano
1 15 (26.79%) IBM
1 15 (26.79%) InterSystems
2 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 4 (7.14%) F5
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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