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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.71% 10.86% 7.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.37% 12.76% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 10
Median daily rate £338 £308 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £138 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £18.25 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 337 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.61% 85.10% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 243 149
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 30 (38.96%) Service Delivery
2 19 (24.68%) Service Management
3 18 (23.38%) Windows
4 17 (22.08%) ITIL V3
5 15 (19.48%) Cisco
6 14 (18.18%) Release Management
7 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
7 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
7 13 (16.88%) Fiorano
7 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.88%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (15.58%) IBM
8 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
8 12 (15.58%) MS Office
8 12 (15.58%) Firewall
8 12 (15.58%) ITSM
8 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
9 11 (14.29%) iPad
9 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (14.29%) JCAPS
9 11 (14.29%) iPhone
9 11 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
9 11 (14.29%) InterSystems
9 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.29%) XML
9 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 10 (12.99%) Finance
11 9 (11.69%) NHS
11 9 (11.69%) CCNA
11 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification

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 (16.88%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (16.88%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.29%) JCAPS
3 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Office
2 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) Internet
3 4 (5.19%) Wireless
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.90%) LAN
4 3 (3.90%) PSTN
4 3 (3.90%) Skype
4 3 (3.90%) VoIP
4 3 (3.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.60%) HTTP
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Publishing
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Service Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 12 (15.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (12.99%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) IT Support
9 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Support Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Business Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 11 (14.29%) XML
2 8 (10.39%) XSLT
3 3 (3.90%) Ajax
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) CSS3
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) HTML5
3 3 (3.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) XHTML
5 1 (1.30%) COM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) iPad
1 11 (14.29%) iPhone
2 9 (11.69%) NHS
3 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) AS400
6 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Service Delivery
2 19 (24.68%) Service Management
3 17 (22.08%) ITIL V3
4 14 (18.18%) Release Management
5 12 (15.58%) ITSM
5 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.39%) Network Management
8 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.49%) Service Design
10 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) Change Management
11 3 (3.90%) Web Development
11 3 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) C
1 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.60%) JCL
2 2 (2.60%) Korn
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) CCNA
1 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.90%) CCVP
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.60%) CISA
6 2 (2.60%) CISM
6 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 1 (1.30%) CRISC
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) HL7
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) COBIT
3 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 7 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.60%) Control-M
4 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.60%) Puppet
5 1 (1.30%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Cisco
2 13 (16.88%) Fiorano
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.58%) IBM
4 11 (14.29%) InterSystems
5 9 (11.69%) HP
6 7 (9.09%) VMware
7 4 (5.19%) Citrix
7 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.90%) Avaya
8 3 (3.90%) Genesys
8 3 (3.90%) NICE Systems
8 3 (3.90%) Polycom
9 2 (2.60%) BMC
9 2 (2.60%) Micro Focus
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle
9 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) Splunk
10 1 (1.30%) BT
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas
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