The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 41 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.69% 2.21% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.98% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
326 168 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.93% 74.34% 64.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 111 84
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (20.00%) Intel
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) ARCserve
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Cognos
4 3 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) Xcelsius
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Author
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Intel
2 3 (20.00%) Cognos
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow