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 23 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 16 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 61 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.51% 8.07% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.26% 10.21% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 29
Median daily rate £279 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £196 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £424 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.39 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.87% +57.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £32.80 £25.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.95% +34.42%  

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 460 382 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.79% 79.09% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 273 386
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 20
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +8 51 £280 -2.60% 4
Caerphilly - 5 £180 - 1
Newport -2 2 - - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
ITIL
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 45 (40.54%) Cisco
2 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 41 (36.94%) VMware
4 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
5 39 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (35.14%) CCNA
5 39 (35.14%) Windows
6 33 (29.73%) Firewall
7 29 (26.13%) Service Delivery
7 29 (26.13%) Windows Server
8 27 (24.32%) HP
9 26 (23.42%) PRINCE2
9 26 (23.42%) HP Data Protector
10 23 (20.72%) Citrix
10 23 (20.72%) Tivoli
10 23 (20.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (20.72%) Service Management
11 22 (19.82%) Release Management
11 22 (19.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
13 20 (18.02%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (18.02%) Fiorano
13 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (18.02%) WebSphere
14 19 (17.12%) IBM
14 19 (17.12%) MS Exchange
15 18 (16.22%) XML
15 18 (16.22%) SLA
15 18 (16.22%) Internet
15 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification

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 (18.02%) BizTalk Server
1 20 (18.02%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.12%) MS Exchange
3 18 (16.22%) JCAPS
4 5 (4.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) Firewall
2 18 (16.22%) Internet
3 7 (6.31%) LAN
3 7 (6.31%) WAN
4 5 (4.50%) HTTP
4 5 (4.50%) POP3
4 5 (4.50%) SMTP
4 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.60%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.70%) DNS
6 3 (2.70%) PSTN
6 3 (2.70%) Skype
6 3 (2.70%) VoIP
7 2 (1.80%) SAN
8 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.90%) SMS
8 1 (0.90%) VPN
8 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Legal
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Analyst
3 22 (19.82%) Technical Support
4 19 (17.12%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Network Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Business Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (7.21%) Server Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Network Support
10 7 (6.31%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Server Support
11 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Lead Test Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) IBM Integration Bus
1 18 (16.22%) XML
2 15 (13.51%) XSLT
3 7 (6.31%) SOAP
4 3 (2.70%) Ajax
4 3 (2.70%) CSS
4 3 (2.70%) CSS3
4 3 (2.70%) HTML
4 3 (2.70%) HTML5
4 3 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (1.80%) XHTML
6 1 (0.90%) COM
6 1 (0.90%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) NHS
2 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) CMDB
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) AS400
7 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Windows
2 29 (26.13%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.61%) Linux
4 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.60%) AIX
8 2 (1.80%) Unix
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Service Delivery
2 26 (23.42%) PRINCE2
3 23 (20.72%) Service Management
4 22 (19.82%) Release Management
5 18 (16.22%) ITIL V3
5 18 (16.22%) ITSM
6 17 (15.32%) Project Management
7 12 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.91%) Migration
9 9 (8.11%) Data Migration
9 9 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.21%) Service Design
11 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.50%) DevOps
11 5 (4.50%) Information Governance
11 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) C++
2 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.60%) Java
3 4 (3.60%) SQL
4 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) JCL
5 2 (1.80%) Korn
5 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (35.14%) CCNA
1 39 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.81%) Degree
4 12 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (9.91%) ISEB
5 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
7 6 (5.41%) CCAA
7 6 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (4.50%) CCA
8 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.70%) CCVP
9 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.80%) CISA
10 2 (1.80%) CISM
10 2 (1.80%) CISSP
10 2 (1.80%) MCSE
11 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.22%) SLA
2 16 (14.41%) HL7
3 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.80%) COBIT
4 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.60%) XenApp
3 4 (3.60%) XenServer
4 2 (1.80%) Docker
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (23.42%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (20.72%) Tivoli
2 23 (20.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.50%) Puppet
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.70%) Nagios
5 2 (1.80%) Control-M
5 2 (1.80%) SCCM
5 2 (1.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.90%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Cisco
2 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 41 (36.94%) VMware
4 27 (24.32%) HP
5 23 (20.72%) Citrix
6 20 (18.02%) Fiorano
7 19 (17.12%) IBM
8 18 (16.22%) InterSystems
9 5 (4.50%) Splunk
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.70%) Avaya
11 3 (2.70%) Brocade
11 3 (2.70%) Juniper
11 3 (2.70%) Polycom
11 3 (2.70%) Remedy
12 2 (1.80%) BMC
12 2 (1.80%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.80%) SAP
12 2 (1.80%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago