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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 46 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.01% 2.27% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.73% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate £413 £295 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.71% +64.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £345 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £352
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +36.00%
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
297 220 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.37% 83.33% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 169 217
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 29 April 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Replication
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) ILOG
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (25.00%) SOAP
4 6 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) XSD
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) Ant
4 6 (25.00%) JUnit
4 6 (25.00%) IIS
4 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (25.00%) JBoss
4 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (25.00%) Adobe
4 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Subversion
4 6 (25.00%) JRules
4 6 (25.00%) Document Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
1 6 (25.00%) FileNet
1 6 (25.00%) GeoServer
1 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) JBoss
1 6 (25.00%) LiveCycle
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) Gliffy
3 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
1 6 (25.00%) DbUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Hudson
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) Spock
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Documentation Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (25.00%) Dojo
1 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) Java EE
1 6 (25.00%) Java SE
1 6 (25.00%) JPA
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
1 6 (25.00%) JRules
1 6 (25.00%) JSF
1 6 (25.00%) JSTS
1 6 (25.00%) OpenLayers
1 6 (25.00%) REST
1 6 (25.00%) SOAP
1 6 (25.00%) Spring
1 6 (25.00%) XML
1 6 (25.00%) XSD
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (25.00%) Document Management
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) JCL
2 2 (8.33%) Korn
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe
1 6 (25.00%) ILOG
1 6 (25.00%) Kofax
1 6 (25.00%) Splunk
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) BT
3 2 (8.33%) CA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Micro Focus
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) PlateSpin
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Xerox
4 1 (4.17%) BMC