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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 35 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.89% 4.14% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 5.88% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.16 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.35 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.78% -3.82%
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
290 204 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.32% 70.34% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 141 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.67 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.04 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
3 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
6 4 (19.05%) Security Management
6 4 (19.05%) ISMS
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) SCADA
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.76%) Business Objects

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.76%) Xcelsius
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) French Language
1 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Service Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Author
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Client Services Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) SCADA
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) ISMS
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects