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 28 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 23 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.73% 1.44% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.84% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 14
Median daily rate £350 £398 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.94% +11.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £559 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £387
% change year-on-year +13.51% -4.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.25 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.75 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £27.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -41.66% +68.75%  

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 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 529 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.34% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1164 1721
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 42 57
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 £10.31 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £73.75 £21.75
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 Wales

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

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Wales

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 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
South Wales +17 21 £350 -12.50% 1
North Wales - 2 - -
Service Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 30 (61.22%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
3 17 (34.69%) Release Management
4 16 (32.65%) IBM Integration Bus
4 16 (32.65%) HL7
4 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
4 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
4 16 (32.65%) JCAPS
4 16 (32.65%) XML
4 16 (32.65%) IBM
4 16 (32.65%) Project Management
4 16 (32.65%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (32.65%) InterSystems
4 16 (32.65%) Fiorano
4 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (30.61%) XSLT
6 14 (28.57%) ITSM
6 14 (28.57%) ITIL V3
7 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
7 12 (24.49%) Degree
7 12 (24.49%) Service Management
8 11 (22.45%) Service Design
9 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (16.33%) VMware
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.29%) Migration
11 7 (14.29%) SLA

Service Delivery
Co-occurring 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 16 (32.65%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (32.65%) JCAPS
1 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) OpenROAD
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) LAN
1 4 (8.16%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) Wireless
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.08%) POP3
3 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.16%) Ingres
3 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Applications Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Applications Support
2 8 (16.33%) Applications Support Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Support Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Lead Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) IBM Integration Bus
1 16 (32.65%) XML
2 15 (30.61%) XSLT
3 7 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) React
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (10.20%) NHS
4 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) AIX
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) PRINCE2
3 17 (34.69%) Release Management
4 16 (32.65%) Project Management
5 14 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 14 (28.57%) ITSM
6 12 (24.49%) Service Management
7 11 (22.45%) Service Design
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.16%) Coaching
12 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
13 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C++
2 6 (12.24%) C
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Ingres ABF
5 2 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.12%) ISEB
7 2 (4.08%) CCA
7 2 (4.08%) CCAA
7 2 (4.08%) CCDP
7 2 (4.08%) CCIP
7 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) CCNP
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.04%) CCAB
8 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) HL7
2 7 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Fiorano
1 16 (32.65%) IBM
1 16 (32.65%) InterSystems
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Nintex
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
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