Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL 42 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.75% 13.14% 11.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 15.30% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 45
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £280 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.40% -1.96%
10th Percentile £204 £119 £157
90th Percentile £458 £400 £488
South Wales median daily rate £363 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +31.82% -21.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £12.60 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £14.70 £27.44 £26.50
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +38.46% -

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 782 523 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.46% 85.88% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 360 380
Cardiff median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £170 £187
90th Percentile £582 £489 £525
South Wales median daily rate £418 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +10.60% -5.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.88 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +14.52% -1.59%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.25 £31.50 £35.98
South Wales median hourly rate £16.57 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -10.46% -1.33% +17.19%

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 9 December 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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) Service Management
4 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
5 11 (26.19%) Finance
6 10 (23.81%) MCP
7 9 (21.43%) SLA
7 9 (21.43%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
8 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
8 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (16.67%) ITSM
9 7 (16.67%) IT Governance
10 6 (14.29%) SCOM
10 6 (14.29%) AS400
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
11 5 (11.90%) Change Management
11 5 (11.90%) DevOps
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
12 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
12 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) IPv4
3 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) OSPF
3 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
1 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Incident Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Database Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (14.29%) AS400
4 2 (4.76%) CMDB
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Service Management
2 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 7 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 7 (16.67%) ITSM
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Management
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Workflow
8 2 (4.76%) Database Security
8 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) MCP
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CISSP
4 2 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Packer
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) NetApp
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto