Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 38 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 -23
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 18 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.99% 3.80% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 4.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £450 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +31.39% -21.71%
10th Percentile £301 £325 £195
90th Percentile £400 £493 £390
South Wales median daily rate £375 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -16.67% +24.14% -7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.58% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £29.25 £12.44 £14.00
% change year-on-year +135.13% -11.14% +33.33%

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 522 463 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.57% 83.73% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 376 591
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £225
90th Percentile £498 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.39% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.68 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) IBM
3 10 (55.56%) Release Management
4 9 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (50.00%) HL7
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 9 (50.00%) JCAPS
4 9 (50.00%) SOAP
4 9 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) XSLT
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (50.00%) C++
4 9 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (50.00%) Migration
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) InterSystems
4 9 (50.00%) Fiorano
5 7 (38.89%) Service Management
5 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) NHS
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) ITSM

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 9 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (50.00%) JCAPS
1 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) POP3
1 2 (11.11%) SMTP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) NuGet
2 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Release Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (50.00%) SOAP
1 9 (50.00%) XML
1 9 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Release Management
3 9 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (50.00%) Migration
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
8 2 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) CCA
3 2 (11.11%) CCAA
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) HL7
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Fiorano
2 9 (50.00%) InterSystems
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow