The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

ITIL Version 3
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 64 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 -28  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 6 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 0.75% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.92% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 22
Median daily rate £405 £406 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +22.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £388 £331
% change year-on-year +6.06% +16.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.18% -10.00%  

ITIL V3 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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 475 437 407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.92% 81.99% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 302 296
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in South Wales

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in South Wales

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in South Wales

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 5 £405 - 1
ITIL V3
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 South Wales region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Service Delivery
3 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
4 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (58.82%) ITSM
4 10 (58.82%) Fiorano
4 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
5 8 (47.06%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) IBM
5 8 (47.06%) InterSystems
5 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (47.06%) HL7
5 8 (47.06%) Release Management
5 8 (47.06%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (47.06%) JCAPS
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) XSLT
7 6 (35.29%) Project Management
8 5 (29.41%) ISEB
8 5 (29.41%) Service Management
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Service Design
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
11 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (11.76%) Change Management
11 2 (11.76%) NHS

ITIL V3
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
2 8 (47.06%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
5 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Business Integration Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Support Manager
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Designer
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Service Delivery
3 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
4 10 (58.82%) ITSM
5 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
5 8 (47.06%) Release Management
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Service Design
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Contact Management
9 1 (5.88%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Fiorano
2 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) InterSystems
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) SAP