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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Delivery
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 20 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.36% 3.05% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 3.55% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £228 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-43.02% +53.57%

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
230 338 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.27% 86.01% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 271 172
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Service Delivery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 25 (75.76%) ITIL
2 15 (45.45%) Service Management
3 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 9 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (27.27%) Fiorano
5 9 (27.27%) InterSystems
5 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 9 (27.27%) Release Management
5 9 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (27.27%) JCAPS
6 8 (24.24%) HL7
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
6 8 (24.24%) NHS
6 8 (24.24%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) XSLT
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) ITSM
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
10 4 (12.12%) F5
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco
10 4 (12.12%) LAN

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (27.27%) JCAPS
1 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
1 4 (12.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Service Manager
2 13 (39.39%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (39.39%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (24.24%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) ITIL
2 15 (45.45%) Service Management
3 9 (27.27%) Release Management
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) ITSM
7 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
11 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCDP
1 4 (12.12%) CCIP
1 4 (12.12%) CCNP
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) HL7
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
3 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Fiorano
1 9 (27.27%) IBM
1 9 (27.27%) InterSystems
2 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) SAP