The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 33 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.76% 1.36% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.79% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.07% -27.77%
Service Delivery
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
207 223 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.89% 75.59% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 164 78
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £97.50 £11.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.35% +754.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £19.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) ISMS
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) SCADA
6 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 2 (15.38%) AS400
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) MCP
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (7.69%) HTML

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) InterBase
1 1 (7.69%) Firebird
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
2 2 (15.38%) SCADA
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISMS
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) People Management
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM