Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 17 January 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 71 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.99% 12.75% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.68% 15.37% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 53
Cardiff median daily rate £322 £253 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.52% -18.55% -1.59%
10th Percentile £123 £157 £132
90th Percentile £400 £488 £383
South Wales median daily rate £322 £288 £313
% change year-on-year +12.00% -8.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 9
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.62% -18.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £25.13 £25.58 £18.40
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year +5.26% +21.28% -16.07%

ITIL 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 560 462 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.69% 82.94% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 370 589
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £188 £175 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +14.81% -5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £21.20 £40.00 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +101.39% +12.50% +10.34%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Cardiff

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Cardiff

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Cardiff

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Cardiff

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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 ITIL.

1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
4 18 (25.35%) Cisco
5 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
5 16 (22.54%) VMware
6 15 (21.13%) Migration
6 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
7 14 (19.72%) NHS
7 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (19.72%) PRINCE2
8 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
9 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
9 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (15.49%) IBM
10 11 (15.49%) CCNP
11 10 (14.08%) XML
11 10 (14.08%) Service Management
11 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
11 10 (14.08%) Data Migration
12 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (12.68%) Release Management
12 9 (12.68%) JCAPS
12 9 (12.68%) Fiorano
12 9 (12.68%) MPLS
12 9 (12.68%) SQL
12 9 (12.68%) CCNA

ITIL
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 (12.68%) JCAPS
2 8 (11.27%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (12.68%) LAN
2 9 (12.68%) MPLS
3 8 (11.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (11.27%) OSPF
4 6 (8.45%) VPN
5 5 (7.04%) WAN
6 4 (5.63%) BGP
6 4 (5.63%) Firewall
6 4 (5.63%) IPsec
6 4 (5.63%) IPv4
6 4 (5.63%) Junos
7 3 (4.23%) DNS
7 3 (4.23%) SMS
8 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.82%) DHCP
8 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.41%) 4G
9 1 (1.41%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.82%) MySQL
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.82%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.41%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.82%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
1 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Network Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) IT Support
3 11 (15.49%) IT Technician
4 10 (14.08%) IT Support Technician
4 10 (14.08%) Support Technician
5 9 (12.68%) Service Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
8 5 (7.04%) Lead Test Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Network Support
9 4 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.23%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) XML
2 8 (11.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (9.86%) SOAP
3 7 (9.86%) XSLT
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) NHS
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) CMDB
4 2 (2.82%) iSeries
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.45%) Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Migration
2 14 (19.72%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
4 10 (14.08%) Data Migration
4 10 (14.08%) Service Management
5 9 (12.68%) Release Management
6 6 (8.45%) Change Management
6 6 (8.45%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (8.45%) Line Management
7 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.63%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
9 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.23%) High Availability
9 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.23%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) C++
3 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.23%) C
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (15.49%) CCNP
4 9 (12.68%) CCNA
5 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (7.04%) Degree
8 4 (5.63%) CCDA
8 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.63%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (4.23%) CCIE
9 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (4.23%) MCITP
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.82%) MCSE
10 2 (2.82%) MCTS
11 1 (1.41%) CCDP
11 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) HL7
2 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) iptables
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) Nagios
3 2 (2.82%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Cisco
3 16 (22.54%) VMware
4 11 (15.49%) IBM
5 9 (12.68%) Fiorano
6 8 (11.27%) HP
7 7 (9.86%) InterSystems
7 7 (9.86%) Juniper
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle
8 6 (8.45%) F5
9 5 (7.04%) Dell
10 4 (5.63%) Citrix
10 4 (5.63%) Remedy
11 3 (4.23%) MikroTik
12 2 (2.82%) BMC
12 2 (2.82%) Brocade
12 2 (2.82%) Lotus
12 2 (2.82%) NetApp
12 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.82%) Teradata