Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 13 26
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 84 122 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.88% 9.85% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 11.86% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 78
Wales median daily rate £350 £250 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -18.37% -5.77%
10th Percentile £183 £123 £158
90th Percentile £602 £400 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £15.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.98% +18.37% -
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £25.53 £25.53
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% -3.23% -6.06%

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 1,508 1,029 1,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.52% 83.05% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 689 855
Wales median daily rate £425 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £177 £213
90th Percentile £588 £557 £570
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 51
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.89% +26.06% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £53.35 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £22.47 £24.02 £22.67
% change year-on-year -6.47% +5.97% +3.03%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -25 75 £350 +40.00% 28
North Wales -7 5 £190 +42.86%
West Wales - 3 £155 - 2
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 43 (51.19%) Windows
2 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
4 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 23 (27.38%) Service Management
5 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
6 22 (26.19%) Management Information System
6 22 (26.19%) SQL
6 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
7 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 15 (17.86%) Degree
8 15 (17.86%) Risk Management
8 15 (17.86%) Firewall
9 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
10 12 (14.29%) SCCM
10 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.29%) Linux
10 12 (14.29%) SLA
11 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
11 11 (13.10%) ITSM
11 11 (13.10%) Finance
11 11 (13.10%) TOGAF
12 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (11.90%) VMware
12 10 (11.90%) MCP
12 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving

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 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Firewall
2 7 (8.33%) DMZ
2 7 (8.33%) Network Security
2 7 (8.33%) VoIP
3 6 (7.14%) Skype
3 6 (7.14%) VLAN
4 5 (5.95%) LAN
5 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) BGP
6 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.57%) MPLS
6 3 (3.57%) OSPF
6 3 (3.57%) VSAN
6 3 (3.57%) Wireless
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.19%) FTP
8 1 (1.19%) IPv4
8 1 (1.19%) SSL
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.14%) IT Support
7 5 (5.95%) DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Service Management Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) Designer
9 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (3.57%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Axis
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) LAMP
4 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.71%) CESG
4 8 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (7.14%) AS400
5 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.76%) NHS
6 4 (4.76%) PKI
7 3 (3.57%) CMDB
8 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.19%) User Experience
9 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.19%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.29%) Linux
4 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.76%) Unix
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Service Management
2 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 15 (17.86%) Risk Management
4 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
5 11 (13.10%) ITSM
5 11 (13.10%) TOGAF
6 10 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.52%) Security Architecture
9 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 7 (8.33%) Cryptography
9 7 (8.33%) IT Governance
9 7 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (7.14%) MODAF
10 6 (7.14%) Service Design
11 5 (5.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.38%) C
4 2 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) Degree
4 10 (11.90%) MCP
5 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.14%) HNC
7 6 (7.14%) HND
8 5 (5.95%) CCNA
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.95%) MCSE
9 3 (3.57%) CCNP
9 3 (3.57%) CISSP
9 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.38%) ISEB
10 2 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.76%) vSphere
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (10.71%) SCOM
3 5 (5.95%) WSUS
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.57%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.38%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.19%) Ansible
7 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.19%) Packer
7 1 (1.19%) Puppet
7 1 (1.19%) QRadar
7 1 (1.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) VMware
3 7 (8.33%) Cisco
3 7 (8.33%) Citrix
4 6 (7.14%) IBM
4 6 (7.14%) McAfee
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.57%) Symantec
6 2 (2.38%) Avaya
6 2 (2.38%) NetApp
6 2 (2.38%) Remedy
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (1.19%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.19%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.19%) Intel
7 1 (1.19%) Nortel
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk