Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 15 25
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 83 108 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.15% 9.61% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 11.42% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 62
Wales median daily rate £325 £280 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -8.57% -5.77%
10th Percentile £186 £128 £158
90th Percentile £601 £466 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +30.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £26.25 £16.75
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.97 £16.75
% change year-on-year +0.22% -4.69% +1.52%

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 1,425 946 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.40% 84.16% 84.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,019 652 789
Wales median daily rate £415 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -4.19% +9.59%
10th Percentile £285 £181 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £551
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 49
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £25.25 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.51% +42.86% +27.62%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.98 £10.41
90th Percentile £33.60 £58.75 £65.20
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -26 73 £333 +67.09% 23
North Wales -4 5 £190 +46.15% 3
West Wales +2 4 £155 -72.44% 1
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 51 (61.45%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Active Directory
3 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
4 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
5 23 (27.71%) Service Management
5 23 (27.71%) Management Information System
6 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
7 21 (25.30%) Incident Management
7 21 (25.30%) SQL
7 21 (25.30%) Windows Server
8 19 (22.89%) ITIL V3
9 18 (21.69%) Risk Management
10 14 (16.87%) Change Management
10 14 (16.87%) SLA
11 13 (15.66%) Citrix
11 13 (15.66%) Finance
11 13 (15.66%) SCCM
11 13 (15.66%) Degree
12 12 (14.46%) Firewall
12 12 (14.46%) MCP
13 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
13 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (12.05%) Linux
14 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (10.84%) TOGAF
15 9 (10.84%) ITSM
15 9 (10.84%) VMware
15 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (10.84%) Network Security

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 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) Network Security
3 7 (8.43%) DMZ
4 6 (7.23%) VLAN
5 2 (2.41%) Skype
5 2 (2.41%) VoIP
5 2 (2.41%) VSAN
5 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) Intranet
6 1 (1.20%) IPv4
6 1 (1.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Incident Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Security Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Business Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.02%) IT Support
7 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) IT Technician
8 3 (3.61%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (3.61%) ITIL Service Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Axis
2 1 (1.20%) LAMP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.64%) AS400
2 8 (9.64%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.64%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) CESG
4 4 (4.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (61.45%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.05%) Linux
5 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.41%) Unix
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Service Management
2 21 (25.30%) Incident Management
3 19 (22.89%) ITIL V3
4 18 (21.69%) Risk Management
5 14 (16.87%) Change Management
6 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.84%) ITSM
8 9 (10.84%) TOGAF
9 8 (9.64%) IT Governance
9 8 (9.64%) MODAF
9 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.43%) Service Design
10 7 (8.43%) Threat Analysis
11 6 (7.23%) Capacity Management
11 6 (7.23%) Cryptography
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
11 6 (7.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.66%) Degree
4 12 (14.46%) MCP
5 8 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (8.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.23%) HND
8 5 (6.02%) CCNA
8 5 (6.02%) HNC
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.61%) MCSE
11 2 (2.41%) CISSP
11 2 (2.41%) CLAS
11 2 (2.41%) ISEB
11 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.20%) EXIN
12 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (40.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.82%) XenApp
4 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) SCOM
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) WSUS
4 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) Packer
5 1 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.20%) QRadar
5 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Citrix
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) IBM
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco
6 5 (6.02%) McAfee
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle
8 2 (2.41%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.41%) Juniper
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.41%) Remedy
8 2 (2.41%) Sophos
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.20%) Avaya
9 1 (1.20%) Intel
9 1 (1.20%) LogLogic
9 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.20%) Nortel
9 1 (1.20%) Splunk