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 6 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.11% 4.21% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 5.04% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£285 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.89 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -16.36%
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
267 337 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.85% 83.42% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 250 100
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) Service Management
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
5 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.38%) Linux
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.82%) MS Office
8 5 (12.82%) HP
8 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (10.26%) Internet
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) CCNA
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (10.26%) CRM
9 4 (10.26%) Web Services

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) PABX
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MSI
1 3 (7.69%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (2.56%) Back Office
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Support
5 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Service Management
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) ITSM
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) ERP
9 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CCNA
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) CCENT
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) AppSense
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Intel
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) SAP