The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.86% 7.81% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 9.42% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 17
Average daily rate £350 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £149 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £312 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
ITIL
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 223 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.37% 82.90% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 172 222
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Cardiff region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (22.22%) Service Management
3 18 (22.22%) ITSM
4 17 (20.99%) Migration
4 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
4 17 (20.99%) MS Office
5 16 (19.75%) Linux
6 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
7 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.81%) Apache
8 12 (14.81%) MySQL
8 12 (14.81%) PHP
8 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 11 (13.58%) Moodle
9 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
9 11 (13.58%) Project Management
9 11 (13.58%) Validation
10 10 (12.35%) Windows XP
10 10 (12.35%) HP
10 10 (12.35%) Cisco
10 10 (12.35%) Change Control
10 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (11.11%) Statistics
12 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (9.88%) CMDB
12 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Data Centre

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) Moodle
3 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (20.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) GitHub
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) LAN
2 5 (6.17%) SAN
2 5 (6.17%) WAN
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) SSH
5 1 (1.23%) VoIP
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (12.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Support
6 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Release Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Moodle Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Data Centre Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Deployment Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) HTML
1 1 (1.23%) Java EE
1 1 (1.23%) LAMP
1 1 (1.23%) SAML
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
1 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Statistics
2 8 (9.88%) CMDB
2 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.88%) e-Learning
3 6 (7.41%) NHS
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (12.35%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.41%) Unix
7 4 (4.94%) AIX
8 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITSM
1 18 (22.22%) Service Management
2 17 (20.99%) Migration
3 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
4 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 11 (13.58%) Validation
7 10 (12.35%) Change Control
8 8 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Workflow
9 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.41%) Change Management
10 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.41%) Release Management
10 6 (7.41%) Scrum
11 5 (6.17%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (6.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) PHP
2 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.70%) JCL
3 3 (3.70%) Korn
4 2 (2.47%) SQL
5 1 (1.23%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) CCNA
4 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) CCNP
6 2 (2.47%) ISEB
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) MCSE
6 2 (2.47%) MCTS
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) CCDP
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.17%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (6.17%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.94%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (4.94%) SCCM
3 4 (4.94%) WSUS
4 3 (3.70%) Ansible
4 3 (3.70%) Control-M
4 3 (3.70%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.47%) yum
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Cisco
2 10 (12.35%) HP
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) BMC
4 6 (7.41%) Citrix
5 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.94%) IBM
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Remedy
7 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.70%) Micro Focus
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.47%) CA
8 2 (2.47%) New Relic
8 2 (2.47%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.47%) SAP
8 2 (2.47%) Xerox