Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5 +16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.89% 9.81% 12.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 11.23% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 60
Cardiff median daily rate £275 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% -8.37%
10th Percentile £164 £123 £157
90th Percentile £450 £403 £475
South Wales median daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.25 £19.40 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +7.75% +38.46%
10th Percentile £12.73 £13.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £15.98 £23.51 £30.38
South Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £19.60 £18.00
% change year-on-year -28.38% +8.88% +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 753 641 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 85.57% 87.33% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 442 432
Cardiff median daily rate £420 £383 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -1.29% +10.71%
10th Percentile £291 £190 £178
90th Percentile £625 £490 £538
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 17
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.55 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.59% -14.63% +57.69%
10th Percentile £10.96 £13.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £44.35 £21.53 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £22.01 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.04% -4.76% +52.73%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019, 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 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Incident Management
3 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
4 11 (25.58%) Service Management
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
6 7 (16.28%) MCP
6 7 (16.28%) ITSM
6 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (13.95%) SLA
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.30%) VMware
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
9 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
9 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 4 (9.30%) Unix

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 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) BGP
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) IPv4
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) MPLS
4 1 (2.33%) OSPF
4 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Incident Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) DBA
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.98%) AS400
4 3 (6.98%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) CMDB
5 2 (4.65%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Incident Management
2 11 (25.58%) Service Management
3 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
4 7 (16.28%) ITSM
5 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
6 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) MCP
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (6.98%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow