Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 46 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 2 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.33% 2.33% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 2.39% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £450 -
South Wales median daily rate £400 £450 £419
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.46% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 590 544 850
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.49% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 409 694
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £163 £174 £210
90th Percentile £500 £525 £462
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.68 £9.78
90th Percentile £24.33 £35.98 £21.35
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Service Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Cardiff

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Cardiff

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance

Service Manager Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance