The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 37 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.40% 1.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +17.85%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 255 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.40% 77.74% 67.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 181 70
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.02% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £52.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Cardiff region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Cardiff region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

ITSM
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ITSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITSM.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ITSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow