Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 19 November 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 19 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 98 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.47% 7.33% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.52% 8.77% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 62
South Wales median daily rate £207 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £121 £158 £160
90th Percentile £399 £500 £436
Wales median daily rate £207 £313 £325
% change year-on-year -33.92% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
South Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.73 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.93 £18.50 £20.00
Wales median hourly rate £15.39 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +18.37% -17.46% -1.56%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 783 935 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.65% 83.63% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 671 814
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £220 £232
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in South Wales

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in South Wales

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in South Wales

ITIL
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 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in South Wales

ITIL
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 80 £218 -30.40% 10
Newport +25 9 £575 +64.29% 2
Torfaen - 3 £130 -
Caerphilly -3 2 £239 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
ITIL
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 58 (59.18%) Windows
2 36 (36.73%) VMware
3 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 34 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 28 (28.57%) Citrix
5 26 (26.53%) NHS
6 24 (24.49%) Migration
7 23 (23.47%) PRINCE2
8 22 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (21.43%) Cisco
9 21 (21.43%) Service Management
9 21 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 20 (20.41%) Service Delivery
10 20 (20.41%) MS Exchange
10 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
11 19 (19.39%) CCNA
11 19 (19.39%) Degree
12 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
13 17 (17.35%) Release Management
14 16 (16.33%) HP
14 16 (16.33%) Hyper-V
15 15 (15.31%) Firewall
15 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
16 14 (14.29%) Data Migration
16 14 (14.29%) IBM
17 12 (12.24%) SQL
18 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Office

ITIL
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 20 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (10.20%) JCAPS
2 10 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.10%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) Firewall
2 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (8.16%) LAN
2 8 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (8.16%) VPN
2 8 (8.16%) WAN
3 7 (7.14%) Internet
3 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.12%) MPLS
4 6 (6.12%) OSPF
5 5 (5.10%) POP3
5 5 (5.10%) SMTP
6 4 (4.08%) DHCP
6 4 (4.08%) DNS
6 4 (4.08%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.06%) BGP
7 3 (3.06%) IPsec
7 3 (3.06%) Junos
8 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.08%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (9.18%) Legal
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Analyst
1 19 (19.39%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Network Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) IT Support
4 11 (11.22%) IT Technician
4 11 (11.22%) Technical Support
5 10 (10.20%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Technical Support Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (9.18%) Support Technician
7 7 (7.14%) Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Migration Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Network Support
8 6 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) XML
2 10 (10.20%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (9.18%) SOAP
3 9 (9.18%) XSLT
4 1 (1.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.02%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.53%) NHS
2 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.06%) CESG
4 3 (3.06%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.06%) iPad
4 3 (3.06%) iPhone
4 3 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) CMDB
5 2 (2.04%) iSeries
5 2 (2.04%) LIMS
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) RIA
6 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (59.18%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.18%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.14%) Linux
6 4 (4.08%) AIX
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) Migration
2 23 (23.47%) PRINCE2
3 21 (21.43%) Service Management
4 20 (20.41%) Service Delivery
5 17 (17.35%) Release Management
6 14 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 11 (11.22%) Incident Management
8 9 (9.18%) Information Governance
8 9 (9.18%) ITSM
9 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.14%) Information Security
9 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.12%) High Availability
11 5 (5.10%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.10%) Change Management
11 5 (5.10%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.10%) Project Management
11 5 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) C++
3 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.04%) C
4 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 19 (19.39%) CCNA
3 19 (19.39%) Degree
4 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (8.16%) CCNP
8 6 (6.12%) CCAA
8 6 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.12%) ISEB
8 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
8 6 (6.12%) MCSE
9 5 (5.10%) CCA
10 3 (3.06%) CCDA
10 3 (3.06%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.06%) CISMP
10 3 (3.06%) CISSP
10 3 (3.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) HL7
2 9 (9.18%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.04%) QA
5 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.20%) XenApp
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.08%) XenServer
6 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.06%) vSphere
7 2 (2.04%) iptables
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (8.16%) NetBackup
1 8 (8.16%) SCOM
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (6.12%) SCCM
3 5 (5.10%) WSUS
4 3 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.06%) QRadar
5 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.04%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) VMware
2 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.57%) Citrix
4 21 (21.43%) Cisco
5 16 (16.33%) HP
6 14 (14.29%) IBM
7 10 (10.20%) Fiorano
8 9 (9.18%) InterSystems
9 7 (7.14%) Oracle
10 6 (6.12%) McAfee
10 6 (6.12%) Veritas
11 4 (4.08%) Dell
11 4 (4.08%) F5
11 4 (4.08%) Juniper
12 3 (3.06%) AlienVault
12 3 (3.06%) ArcSight
12 3 (3.06%) Intel
12 3 (3.06%) LogLogic
12 3 (3.06%) LogRhythm
12 3 (3.06%) Splunk