Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -34 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 40 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.92% 10.17% 11.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 11.84% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 45
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £210 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -32.80% +4.17%
10th Percentile £209 £120 £158
90th Percentile £400 £388 £488
South Wales median daily rate £325 £199 £350
% change year-on-year +63.32% -43.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +19.23% -23.53%
10th Percentile £12.60 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £14.70 £21.93 £16.75
South Wales median hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +83.87% +19.23% -7.14%

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 726 515 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 89.30% 85.83% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 378 378
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £200
90th Percentile £560 £513 £525
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 17
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.78 £16.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.42% +30.23% -12.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £24.60 £39.50 £26.60
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £23.07 £18.00
% change year-on-year -34.98% +28.17% +29.96%

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 October 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 20 October 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 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Incident Management
3 14 (35.00%) Service Management
3 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) MCP
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
5 11 (27.50%) Change Management
5 11 (27.50%) SLA
6 10 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) IBM
8 8 (20.00%) IT Governance
8 8 (20.00%) AS400
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (15.00%) Release Management
11 5 (12.50%) SCOM
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
11 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
11 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
11 5 (12.50%) ITSM
11 5 (12.50%) Security Management
11 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 4 (10.00%) Validation
12 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) IPv4
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Incident Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Business Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Database Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.50%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) AS400
3 7 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Incident Management
2 14 (35.00%) Service Management
3 11 (27.50%) Change Management
3 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
4 8 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 6 (15.00%) Release Management
6 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.50%) ITSM
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 5 (12.50%) Security Management
7 4 (10.00%) Validation
8 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) MCP
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) XenApp
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Packer
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) VMware