The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Management (ITSM)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 32 38 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 7 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.06% 5.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 6.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Median daily rate £243 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +2.59% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% -29.72%  

ITSM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 364 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.43% 86.05% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 263 156
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing ITSM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Cardiff

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITSM in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Cardiff

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Cardiff

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Cardiff

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL V3
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (66.67%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) InterSystems
5 5 (55.56%) Fiorano
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (55.56%) HL7
5 5 (55.56%) Release Management
5 5 (55.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (55.56%) JCAPS
6 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
6 4 (44.44%) XSLT
7 3 (33.33%) ISEB
7 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
8 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (11.11%) Change Management
9 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
9 1 (11.11%) Remedy
9 1 (11.11%) HP

ITSM
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 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (55.56%) JCAPS
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Support Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL V3
3 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) Release Management
6 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Fiorano
2 5 (55.56%) InterSystems
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
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