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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 15 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Management 24 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.70% 3.31% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 4.00% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 12
Median daily rate £325 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £365 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +23.46%
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
236 375 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.51% 82.78% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 310 226
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Service Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (21.43%) ITSM
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) NHS
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) SAN
7 5 (17.86%) NetApp
7 5 (17.86%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Informatics
7 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Product Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Design Authority
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (21.43%) NHS
3 5 (17.86%) Informatics
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) CMDB
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) ITSM
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Change Control
7 5 (17.86%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Project Governance
9 3 (10.71%) Information Management
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Validation
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
10 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.57%) Change Management
11 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) NetApp
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle