Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 46 37
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9 +41
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 12 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.35% 2.76% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.24% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 15
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -19.44% +44.00%
10th Percentile £343 £296 £325
90th Percentile £583 £400 £495
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £18.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -19.74% -
10th Percentile £16.53 £14.30 £13.49
90th Percentile £20.78 £16.10 £25.09
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £29.25 £18.69
% change year-on-year -31.62% +56.50% +33.50%

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 784 525 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.29% 85.23% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 356 374
Cardiff median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £169 £186
90th Percentile £600 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £418 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +8.44% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 19
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +12.90% -2.36%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.50 £31.00 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £22.76 £19.63
% change year-on-year -23.11% +15.97% +22.66%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018, 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Decision-Making
2 4 (33.33%) Informatics
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 2 (16.67%) MSTest
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) XAML

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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSTest
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (16.67%) LINQ
1 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Decision-Making
2 4 (33.33%) Informatics
3 3 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) XAML
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) VMware