Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 81 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.26% 11.93% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.31% 14.32% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 50
Cardiff median daily rate £225 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +0.81% -4.62%
10th Percentile £115 £157 £150
90th Percentile £388 £488 £390
South Wales median daily rate £210 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -40.00% +7.69% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -23.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.73 £13.38
90th Percentile £21.93 £18.50 £28.00
South Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +7.69%

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 529 454 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.58% 83.30% 81.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 367 593
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £187 £221
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 19 16 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -4.20% +35.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.45 £37.13 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +11.40%

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 20 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 47 (58.02%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) VMware
3 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.10%) Active Directory
3 26 (32.10%) Citrix
4 24 (29.63%) Migration
4 24 (29.63%) NHS
5 23 (28.40%) Windows Server
6 20 (24.69%) PRINCE2
7 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
7 19 (23.46%) Service Management
8 18 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 17 (20.99%) Release Management
9 17 (20.99%) Cisco
10 16 (19.75%) CCNA
10 16 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (19.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
11 14 (17.28%) Data Migration
11 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
12 13 (16.05%) HP
12 13 (16.05%) IBM
12 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
12 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
13 12 (14.81%) Degree
13 12 (14.81%) XML
14 10 (12.35%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (12.35%) Firewall
14 10 (12.35%) Fiorano

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 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (12.35%) JCAPS
2 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (8.64%) Internet
3 7 (8.64%) LAN
3 7 (8.64%) WAN
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (7.41%) MPLS
4 6 (7.41%) OSPF
5 5 (6.17%) POP3
5 5 (6.17%) SMTP
5 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.17%) VPN
6 4 (4.94%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.70%) BGP
7 3 (3.70%) IPsec
7 3 (3.70%) Junos
8 2 (2.47%) DHCP
8 2 (2.47%) DNS
8 2 (2.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.94%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.47%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (8.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Network Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) IT Support
4 9 (11.11%) IT Technician
4 9 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 9 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (8.64%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Support Technician
5 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Network Support
6 6 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) XML
2 10 (12.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (11.11%) SOAP
3 9 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) NHS
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) iPad
4 3 (3.70%) iPhone
5 2 (2.47%) CMDB
5 2 (2.47%) iSeries
5 2 (2.47%) LIMS
6 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.02%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.88%) Linux
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.94%) AIX
8 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Migration
2 20 (24.69%) PRINCE2
3 19 (23.46%) Service Management
4 17 (20.99%) Release Management
5 14 (17.28%) Data Migration
5 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 9 (11.11%) ITSM
7 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.64%) Information Governance
7 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.17%) ETL
8 5 (6.17%) Project Management
9 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.94%) Information Security
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) C++
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) C
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 16 (19.75%) CCNA
2 16 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (14.81%) Degree
4 10 (12.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.41%) CCAA
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (7.41%) ISEB
5 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.17%) CCA
6 5 (6.17%) CCNP
6 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CCDA
7 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.23%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) HL7
2 6 (7.41%) SLA
3 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.35%) XenApp
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.94%) XenServer
6 2 (2.47%) iptables
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (8.64%) Tivoli
1 7 (8.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.41%) SCOM
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) WSUS
4 2 (2.47%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) VMware
2 26 (32.10%) Citrix
2 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) Cisco
4 13 (16.05%) HP
4 13 (16.05%) IBM
5 10 (12.35%) Fiorano
6 9 (11.11%) InterSystems
7 7 (8.64%) Oracle
8 6 (7.41%) Veritas
9 4 (4.94%) Dell
9 4 (4.94%) F5
9 4 (4.94%) Juniper
10 3 (3.70%) Remedy
11 2 (2.47%) BMC
11 2 (2.47%) Informatica
11 2 (2.47%) Lotus
11 2 (2.47%) NetApp
11 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.47%) Teradata