Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 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.

Services Delivery
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 67 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -31 +15
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.36% 0.99% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.11% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 22
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £176 £306 £185
90th Percentile £580 £534 £408
South Wales median daily rate £500 £480 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +37.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £19.75
South Wales median hourly rate £23.75 - £25.00

Service Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 663 721 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 82.26% 88.90% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 513 424
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £180
90th Percentile £650 £500 £538
South Wales median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £18.45 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.73% -7.76% +53.85%
10th Percentile £15.74 £12.67 £13.53
90th Percentile £43.75 £30.00 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £23.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.12% +16.00% +27.39%

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Delivery in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Cardiff over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Delivery in Cardiff

Service Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Delivery in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Service Delivery.

1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Informatics
2 3 (27.27%) Robotics
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Health Informatics
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

Service Delivery
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Service Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Governance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Development Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
1 3 (27.27%) Robotics
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) Informatics
2 3 (27.27%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Health Informatics
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Prism
3 1 (9.09%) UiPath