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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 52 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.09% 10.40% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.99% 12.21% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 22
Median daily rate £210 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -5.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £127 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £413 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.06% +0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £18.25 £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -8.57% +17.84%  

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 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 473 467 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 82.69% 85.22% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 324 236
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 16
Median hourly rate £33.75 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.44% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in South Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 30 March 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 +11 37 £325 +5.69% 8
Caerphilly - 12 £180 - 1
Newport -1 3 £325 +41.30%
ITIL
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (32.04%) Windows
2 32 (31.07%) Cisco
2 32 (31.07%) Service Delivery
3 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
4 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
4 25 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (23.30%) CCNA
6 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
7 21 (20.39%) Service Management
7 21 (20.39%) Windows 7
8 20 (19.42%) Firewall
8 20 (19.42%) Windows Server
9 18 (17.48%) ITIL V3
9 18 (17.48%) Release Management
10 16 (15.53%) ITSM
10 16 (15.53%) HP
10 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
11 15 (14.56%) HP Data Protector
11 15 (14.56%) PRINCE2
12 14 (13.59%) Fiorano
12 14 (13.59%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (13.59%) Tivoli
12 14 (13.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (13.59%) WebSphere
13 13 (12.62%) IBM
13 13 (12.62%) VMware
14 12 (11.65%) Finance
14 12 (11.65%) InterSystems
14 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
14 12 (11.65%) SQL Server

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 14 (13.59%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (13.59%) WebSphere
2 12 (11.65%) JCAPS
2 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.91%) Apache
3 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.97%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) Firewall
2 11 (10.68%) Internet
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (3.88%) LAN
3 4 (3.88%) Wireless
4 3 (2.91%) HTTP
4 3 (2.91%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.91%) PSTN
4 3 (2.91%) Skype
4 3 (2.91%) VoIP
4 3 (2.91%) WAN
5 2 (1.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.97%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.94%) DB2
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Publishing
2 2 (1.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Analyst
2 17 (16.50%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (14.56%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (14.56%) Service Manager
4 15 (14.56%) Technical Support
5 13 (12.62%) Services Delivery Manager
6 12 (11.65%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Business Analyst
8 10 (9.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (7.77%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.83%) Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Network Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (10.68%) XML
3 8 (7.77%) XSLT
4 6 (5.83%) CSS
4 6 (5.83%) HTML
5 3 (2.91%) Ajax
5 3 (2.91%) CSS3
5 3 (2.91%) HTML5
5 3 (2.91%) jQuery
6 2 (1.94%) XHTML
7 1 (0.97%) COM
7 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) iPad
1 11 (10.68%) iPhone
2 10 (9.71%) NHS
3 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) CMDB
4 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) CESG
6 1 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.97%) RIA
6 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Windows 7
3 20 (19.42%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.83%) Linux
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Unix
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Service Delivery
2 21 (20.39%) Service Management
3 18 (17.48%) ITIL V3
3 18 (17.48%) Release Management
4 16 (15.53%) ITSM
5 15 (14.56%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.71%) Project Management
7 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Network Management
9 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.83%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.83%) Scrum
10 5 (4.85%) Business Development
10 5 (4.85%) Process Improvement
10 5 (4.85%) Service Design
11 4 (3.88%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.88%) C
2 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) JCL
4 2 (1.94%) Korn
4 2 (1.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.30%) CCNA
3 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.83%) ISEB
8 3 (2.91%) CCVP
8 3 (2.91%) CISSP
8 3 (2.91%) Degree
9 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.94%) CISA
9 2 (1.94%) CISM
10 1 (0.97%) CCNP
10 1 (0.97%) CLAS
10 1 (0.97%) CRISC
10 1 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) HL7
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 5 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.94%) COBIT
4 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (13.59%) Tivoli
2 14 (13.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.91%) Puppet
4 2 (1.94%) Control-M
5 1 (0.97%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) Cisco
2 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.53%) HP
4 14 (13.59%) Fiorano
5 13 (12.62%) IBM
5 13 (12.62%) VMware
6 12 (11.65%) InterSystems
7 7 (6.80%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.88%) Citrix
9 3 (2.91%) Avaya
9 3 (2.91%) Genesys
9 3 (2.91%) NICE Systems
9 3 (2.91%) Polycom
9 3 (2.91%) Splunk
10 2 (1.94%) BMC
10 2 (1.94%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle
10 2 (1.94%) Remedy
10 2 (1.94%) SAP
11 1 (0.97%) Intel Security
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