Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 118 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.86% 7.37% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.81% 8.79% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 81 82
Wales median daily rate £225 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £117 £158 £160
90th Percentile £400 £500 £548
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Wales median hourly rate £15.39 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -17.46% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £9.80
90th Percentile £20.81 £16.75 £21.75
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%

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 999 1194 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.46% 83.85% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 844 955
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £214 £235
90th Percentile £554 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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
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 22 November 2017. 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 +11 102 £225 -35.71% 10
North Wales +7 10 £130 - 1
Mid Wales +4 3 £513 -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 64 (54.24%) Windows
2 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.90%) Active Directory
3 39 (33.05%) VMware
3 39 (33.05%) Windows Server
4 30 (25.42%) Citrix
5 29 (24.58%) PRINCE2
6 28 (23.73%) NHS
7 26 (22.03%) Migration
7 26 (22.03%) Degree
8 25 (21.19%) Service Management
8 25 (21.19%) MS Exchange
9 24 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (19.49%) Service Delivery
10 23 (19.49%) Cisco
10 23 (19.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 21 (17.80%) CCNA
13 19 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
14 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
14 18 (15.25%) HP
15 17 (14.41%) Release Management
15 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
16 16 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (13.56%) Firewall
17 14 (11.86%) Data Migration
17 14 (11.86%) IBM
17 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (11.86%) SQL

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 25 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.47%) JCAPS
2 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.08%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.54%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 10 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (7.63%) VPN
4 8 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (6.78%) LAN
4 8 (6.78%) MPLS
4 8 (6.78%) OSPF
4 8 (6.78%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.78%) WAN
5 7 (5.93%) Internet
6 5 (4.24%) DHCP
6 5 (4.24%) DNS
6 5 (4.24%) POP3
6 5 (4.24%) SMTP
7 4 (3.39%) BGP
7 4 (3.39%) IPsec
7 4 (3.39%) Junos
7 4 (3.39%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.54%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) Star Schema
7 3 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.69%) MySQL
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.69%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (7.63%) Legal
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (16.10%) Analyst
1 19 (16.10%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) IT Support
3 14 (11.86%) IT Technician
3 14 (11.86%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) IT Support Technician
4 12 (10.17%) Support Technician
5 11 (9.32%) Technical Support
6 10 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.93%) Lead Test Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Network Support
9 6 (5.08%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) XML
2 10 (8.47%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (7.63%) SOAP
3 9 (7.63%) XSLT
4 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) NHS
2 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) CESG
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
4 3 (2.54%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.54%) iPad
4 3 (2.54%) iPhone
4 3 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.69%) CMDB
5 2 (1.69%) Handset
5 2 (1.69%) iSeries
5 2 (1.69%) LIMS
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) RIA
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (54.24%) Windows
2 39 (33.05%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.25%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.47%) Windows 10
5 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Linux
7 4 (3.39%) AIX
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.58%) PRINCE2
2 26 (22.03%) Migration
3 25 (21.19%) Service Management
4 23 (19.49%) Service Delivery
5 17 (14.41%) Release Management
6 14 (11.86%) Data Migration
7 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.32%) ITSM
8 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.63%) Change Management
9 9 (7.63%) Information Governance
9 9 (7.63%) Load Balancing
9 9 (7.63%) Project Management
10 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.78%) Business Continuity
10 8 (6.78%) High Availability
10 8 (6.78%) Information Security
11 7 (5.93%) SDLC
11 7 (5.93%) Test Strategy
12 6 (5.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) SQL
2 9 (7.63%) C++
3 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.54%) C
5 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Degree
2 24 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (19.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 21 (17.80%) CCNA
5 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
7 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (8.47%) CCNP
8 10 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (5.93%) MCSE
10 6 (5.08%) CCAA
10 6 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (5.08%) ISEB
10 6 (5.08%) ISTQB
11 5 (4.24%) CCA
12 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (3.39%) CCDA
12 4 (3.39%) CISSP
12 4 (3.39%) JNCIA
13 3 (2.54%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) HL7
2 9 (7.63%) SLA
3 6 (5.08%) QA
4 5 (4.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.47%) XenApp
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.39%) vSphere
5 4 (3.39%) XenServer
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) NetBackup
1 9 (7.63%) SCOM
2 8 (6.78%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 8 (6.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (5.93%) SCCM
4 6 (5.08%) WSUS
5 4 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.54%) QRadar
6 3 (2.54%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.69%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.05%) VMware
3 30 (25.42%) Citrix
4 23 (19.49%) Cisco
5 18 (15.25%) HP
6 14 (11.86%) IBM
7 10 (8.47%) Fiorano
8 9 (7.63%) InterSystems
9 8 (6.78%) Oracle
10 7 (5.93%) McAfee
11 6 (5.08%) Dell
11 6 (5.08%) F5
11 6 (5.08%) Veritas
12 5 (4.24%) Juniper
13 4 (3.39%) Symantec
14 3 (2.54%) ArcSight
14 3 (2.54%) LogLogic
14 3 (2.54%) Lotus
14 3 (2.54%) Remedy
14 3 (2.54%) Splunk