Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 February 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 115 110 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.99% 7.55% 8.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 8.94% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 88 78
Wales median daily rate £275 £288 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -5.74% -2.40%
10th Percentile £123 £156 £128
90th Percentile £445 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 15
Wales median hourly rate £19.60 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.77% +26.92% -18.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.10 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.84 £29.60 £14.80
UK median hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year -3.91% -1.72% +8.53%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,225 1,231 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.13% 84.55% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 913 898
Wales median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £222 £190 £238
90th Percentile £566 £551 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 54
Wales median hourly rate £33.78 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.90% +37.93% -4.92%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.39 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £76.15 £54.04
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +21.25%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Wales

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Wales

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Wales over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Wales

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Wales

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Wales over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Wales

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
South Wales +1 96 £275 -8.33% 25
North Wales +9 8 £194 - 2
West Wales -4 5 £225 -27.51%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 53 (46.09%) Windows
2 46 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
4 30 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 25 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
5 25 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 24 (20.87%) Cisco
7 22 (19.13%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
7 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
8 20 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 20 (17.39%) VMware
9 18 (15.65%) Service Management
9 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
10 17 (14.78%) CCNP
10 17 (14.78%) NHS
10 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
11 16 (13.91%) HP
12 15 (13.04%) SQL
12 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (13.04%) Degree
12 15 (13.04%) SCCM
12 15 (13.04%) Windows 10
13 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (12.17%) LAN
14 13 (11.30%) CCNA
14 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (10.43%) Cisco ASA

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.22%) IIS
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.61%) JCAPS
5 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.74%) Apache
6 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) Office 365
3 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) LAN
2 12 (10.43%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (9.57%) Firewall
4 9 (7.83%) MPLS
5 8 (6.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (6.96%) OSPF
5 8 (6.96%) VPN
5 8 (6.96%) WAN
6 7 (6.09%) DNS
7 6 (5.22%) DHCP
7 6 (5.22%) IPv4
8 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.35%) VLAN
9 4 (3.48%) BGP
9 4 (3.48%) IPsec
9 4 (3.48%) Junos
9 4 (3.48%) VSAN
10 3 (2.61%) VoIP
11 2 (1.74%) PBX
11 2 (1.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.74%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.87%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) JIRA
1 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.74%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.87%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Local Government
3 3 (2.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.87%) Automotive
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (15.65%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.04%) Analyst
2 15 (13.04%) Architect
2 15 (13.04%) IT Support
2 15 (13.04%) IT Technician
3 14 (12.17%) IT Support Technician
3 14 (12.17%) Support Technician
4 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Network Support
9 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Web Services
1 3 (2.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) NHS
2 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) CESG
4 3 (2.61%) Clustering
4 3 (2.61%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.74%) CMDB
5 2 (1.74%) Handset
5 2 (1.74%) iSeries
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.09%) Windows
2 25 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
4 15 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.35%) Linux
7 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 18 (15.65%) Service Management
3 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
4 12 (10.43%) Migration
5 11 (9.57%) Change Management
6 10 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 10 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.83%) High Availability
7 9 (7.83%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.96%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.09%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (6.09%) Line Management
10 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.22%) Project Management
10 6 (5.22%) Security Hardening
11 5 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (4.35%) SDLC
12 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.35%) C
4 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.13%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.78%) CCNP
4 15 (13.04%) Degree
5 13 (11.30%) CCNA
5 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.83%) MCSE
7 6 (5.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (5.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (4.35%) HNC
9 4 (3.48%) CCDA
9 4 (3.48%) CISSP
9 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.48%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.48%) MCITP
10 3 (2.61%) CCIE
10 3 (2.61%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (2.61%) CISMP
10 3 (2.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.35%) vSphere
5 4 (3.48%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.74%) iptables
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.22%) WSUS
4 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.35%) SCOM
5 4 (3.48%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.48%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.48%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.61%) QRadar
7 2 (1.74%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.74%) Nagios
7 2 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) Cisco
3 20 (17.39%) VMware
4 16 (13.91%) HP
5 10 (8.70%) McAfee
6 9 (7.83%) Citrix
6 9 (7.83%) Dell
7 8 (6.96%) Remedy
8 7 (6.09%) Juniper
8 7 (6.09%) Oracle
9 6 (5.22%) F5
10 5 (4.35%) IBM
10 5 (4.35%) Symantec
11 3 (2.61%) ArcSight
11 3 (2.61%) Avaya
11 3 (2.61%) Fiorano
11 3 (2.61%) Intel
11 3 (2.61%) LogLogic
11 3 (2.61%) Lotus
11 3 (2.61%) Splunk