The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 41 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.66% 3.90% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 4.74% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £290 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -7.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -31.53%
Service Management
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
230 232 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.41% 82.27% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 187 235
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -44.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Cardiff region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Cardiff region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
1 18 (60.00%) Migration
2 15 (50.00%) Validation
3 13 (43.33%) ITSM
4 12 (40.00%) CMDB
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (26.67%) Release Management
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
7 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (23.33%) SAP
7 7 (23.33%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (20.00%) MS Office
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
8 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) IBM
10 4 (13.33%) BMC
10 4 (13.33%) Remedy
10 4 (13.33%) SCCM
10 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
10 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM

Service Management
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:

Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Change Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Release Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (13.33%) Change and Release Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Deployment Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) CMDB
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
1 18 (60.00%) Migration
2 15 (50.00%) Validation
3 13 (43.33%) ITSM
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (26.67%) Change Management
5 8 (26.67%) Release Management
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.00%) Information Security
10 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.00%) SDLC
11 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) HP
1 7 (23.33%) SAP
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) BMC
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Remedy
3 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) CA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) PlateSpin
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat