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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 51 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.89% 9.69% 6.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.89% 12.50% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 17
Median daily rate £280 £300 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £171 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.39 £24.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.20 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £32.80 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.95% +36.66%  

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 285 224 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.79% 77.51% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 168 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.04% +26.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 31 (36.05%) VMware
2 27 (31.40%) Cisco
3 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.91%) Service Delivery
4 23 (26.74%) Firewall
4 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
4 23 (26.74%) PRINCE2
4 23 (26.74%) Windows
5 22 (25.58%) Citrix
6 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (24.42%) CCNA
6 21 (24.42%) Service Management
6 21 (24.42%) Release Management
7 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
8 19 (22.09%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (22.09%) Fiorano
8 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
9 18 (20.93%) HP
9 18 (20.93%) IBM
9 18 (20.93%) XML
10 17 (19.77%) ITSM
10 17 (19.77%) InterSystems
10 17 (19.77%) IBM Integration Bus
10 17 (19.77%) HP Data Protector
10 17 (19.77%) JCAPS
11 16 (18.60%) HL7
11 16 (18.60%) ITIL V3
12 15 (17.44%) Project Management
12 15 (17.44%) XSLT

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 19 (22.09%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
2 17 (19.77%) JCAPS
3 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.81%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) Internet
3 7 (8.14%) LAN
3 7 (8.14%) WAN
4 5 (5.81%) HTTP
4 5 (5.81%) POP3
4 5 (5.81%) SMTP
4 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.49%) DNS
6 3 (3.49%) PSTN
6 3 (3.49%) Skype
6 3 (3.49%) VoIP
7 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Technical Support
4 11 (12.79%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Network Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Server Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Server Support
8 6 (6.98%) Network Support
8 6 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.81%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.81%) Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Lead Test Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) XML
2 17 (19.77%) IBM Integration Bus
3 15 (17.44%) XSLT
4 7 (8.14%) SOAP
5 3 (3.49%) Ajax
5 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) CSS3
5 3 (3.49%) HTML
5 3 (3.49%) HTML5
5 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) XHTML
7 1 (1.16%) COM
7 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) NHS
2 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) CMDB
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) AS400
7 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
2 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.65%) AIX
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.33%) Unix
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Service Delivery
2 23 (26.74%) PRINCE2
3 21 (24.42%) Release Management
3 21 (24.42%) Service Management
4 17 (19.77%) ITSM
5 16 (18.60%) ITIL V3
6 15 (17.44%) Project Management
7 12 (13.95%) Business Analysis
8 11 (12.79%) Migration
9 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
10 9 (10.47%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
12 6 (6.98%) Service Design
13 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
13 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.81%) DevOps
13 5 (5.81%) Information Governance
13 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
14 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) C++
2 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.65%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) JCL
5 2 (2.33%) Korn
5 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) CCNA
1 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 12 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
4 11 (12.79%) ISEB
5 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.14%) ISTQB
6 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.98%) CCAA
7 6 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (5.81%) CCA
9 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.49%) CCVP
10 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.33%) CISA
11 2 (2.33%) CISM
11 2 (2.33%) CISSP
12 1 (1.16%) CCENT
12 1 (1.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) HL7
2 10 (11.63%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) COBIT
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.65%) XenApp
3 4 (4.65%) XenServer
4 2 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (16.28%) Tivoli
2 14 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.81%) Puppet
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 2 (2.33%) Control-M
5 2 (2.33%) SCCM
5 2 (2.33%) WSUS
6 1 (1.16%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) VMware
2 27 (31.40%) Cisco
3 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.58%) Citrix
5 19 (22.09%) Fiorano
6 18 (20.93%) HP
6 18 (20.93%) IBM
7 17 (19.77%) InterSystems
8 5 (5.81%) Splunk
9 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.49%) Avaya
10 3 (3.49%) Brocade
10 3 (3.49%) Juniper
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle
10 3 (3.49%) Polycom
11 2 (2.33%) BMC
11 2 (2.33%) Micro Focus
11 2 (2.33%) Remedy
11 2 (2.33%) SAP
12 1 (1.16%) McAfee
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago