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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Delivery
Rank 49 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.57% 3.98% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 5.15% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.20%
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
359 291 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.67% 77.19% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 224 150
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CCIP
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) CCDP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.14%) OSPF
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) BT
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCDP
2 3 (21.43%) CCIP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) BT