Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 9 25
Rank change year-on-year -28 +16 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 78 128 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.30% 10.54% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 12.39% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 97 47
Wales median daily rate £350 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £209 £130 £163
90th Percentile £575 £430 £650
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Wales median hourly rate £27.25 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.29% +19.30% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £27.25 £19.88
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -8.57% +9.38%

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 1,296 1,033 935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.98% 85.09% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 725 630
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £182 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £537
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 52
Wales median hourly rate £14.23 £30.75 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.72% +65.66% +33.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.23 £10.03
90th Percentile £39.53 £72.25 £61.75
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.38% +8.60%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 71 £355 +71.91% 7
North Wales +2 5 £190 +46.15%
West Wales +1 1 £550 -2.22% 1
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
4 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
6 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 19 (24.36%) SQL
8 17 (21.79%) Change Management
9 16 (20.51%) Incident Management
10 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
11 14 (17.95%) SCCM
12 13 (16.67%) Citrix
13 12 (15.38%) Service Management
14 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
14 11 (14.10%) Migration
14 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
14 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
15 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (12.82%) Degree
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (12.82%) SLA
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco
15 10 (12.82%) Firewall
15 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
16 9 (11.54%) VMware
16 9 (11.54%) McAfee
16 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (11.54%) PowerShell

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 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) VLAN
3 7 (8.97%) Network Security
4 3 (3.85%) DMZ
4 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) VPN
4 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.56%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) VoIP
5 2 (2.56%) VSAN
6 1 (1.28%) DNS
6 1 (1.28%) HTTP
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) Intranet
6 1 (1.28%) IPsec
6 1 (1.28%) IPv4
6 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) Hudson
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Architect
2 9 (11.54%) Incident Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.41%) IT Support
6 5 (6.41%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.13%) DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.85%) IT Technician
8 3 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Axis
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) AS400
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.13%) CESG
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.56%) NHS
6 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) PMI
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.97%) Linux
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.56%) Unix
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Change Management
2 16 (20.51%) Incident Management
3 12 (15.38%) Service Management
4 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
4 11 (14.10%) Migration
4 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.97%) Service Design
6 6 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.69%) IT Governance
6 6 (7.69%) ITSM
6 6 (7.69%) Release Management
6 6 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.41%) MODAF
7 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) C
3 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.28%) C-shell
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.82%) Degree
4 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (8.97%) CCNA
5 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) HNC
6 6 (7.69%) MCP
7 5 (6.41%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (5.13%) MCSE
8 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.85%) CCNP
9 3 (3.85%) HND
10 2 (2.56%) CISMP
10 2 (2.56%) CISSP
10 2 (2.56%) CLAS
10 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.13%) XenApp
4 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) SCOM
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) WSUS
5 3 (3.85%) Ansible
6 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.56%) Puppet
6 2 (2.56%) QRadar
6 2 (2.56%) Terraform
6 2 (2.56%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.28%) Packer
7 1 (1.28%) rkt
7 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Citrix
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 9 (11.54%) McAfee
4 9 (11.54%) VMware
5 6 (7.69%) IBM
5 6 (7.69%) Remedy
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle
7 3 (3.85%) Becrypt
7 3 (3.85%) Juniper
7 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.56%) AlienVault
8 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.56%) Avaya
8 2 (2.56%) Intel
8 2 (2.56%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.56%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.56%) Sophos
8 2 (2.56%) Splunk
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec