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 3 months to 28 June 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.

Services Delivery
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 11 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.35% 1.44% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 1.87% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £380 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £420 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £387
% change year-on-year +13.51% -4.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -40.74% +68.75%  

Service Delivery 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 288 214 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.80% 76.98% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 162 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 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 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Delivery.

1 20 (80.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (52.00%) Release Management
4 12 (48.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (48.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (48.00%) HL7
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (48.00%) JCAPS
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (48.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) IBM
4 12 (48.00%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 12 (48.00%) InterSystems
4 12 (48.00%) Fiorano
5 11 (44.00%) XSLT
6 10 (40.00%) ITSM
7 9 (36.00%) Service Management
7 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
7 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (32.00%) Degree
9 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
9 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
9 7 (28.00%) Migration
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) SOAP
9 7 (28.00%) C++
9 7 (28.00%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (48.00%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (48.00%) JCAPS
1 12 (48.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.00%) POP3
2 2 (8.00%) SMTP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) XSLT
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (52.00%) Release Management
4 12 (48.00%) Project Management
5 10 (40.00%) ITSM
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
6 9 (36.00%) Service Management
7 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
7 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Service Design
10 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
11 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (8.00%) Change Management
11 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
11 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) ISEB
7 2 (8.00%) CCA
7 2 (8.00%) CCAA
7 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 2 (8.00%) CCIP
7 2 (8.00%) CCNP
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) HL7
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Fiorano
1 12 (48.00%) IBM
1 12 (48.00%) InterSystems
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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