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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 77 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.42% 7.44% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.47% 9.53% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 42
Median daily rate £304 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.21% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £600 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.16% +53.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.20 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.80 £26.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 532 430 709
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.81% 78.04% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 302 487
Median daily rate £380 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 27
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 61 £279 -20.27% 7
West Wales +3 9 £563 -17.27%
North Wales - 2 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 46 (34.85%) Cisco
2 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.06%) Active Directory
3 41 (31.06%) VMware
4 40 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (30.30%) PRINCE2
4 40 (30.30%) Windows
5 39 (29.55%) CCNA
6 35 (26.52%) Service Delivery
7 33 (25.00%) Firewall
8 29 (21.97%) Windows Server
9 27 (20.45%) Service Management
9 27 (20.45%) HP
9 27 (20.45%) Release Management
10 26 (19.70%) HP Data Protector
11 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
12 24 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
12 24 (18.18%) IBM
12 24 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (18.18%) WebSphere
12 24 (18.18%) Fiorano
13 23 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (17.42%) Citrix
13 23 (17.42%) XML
13 23 (17.42%) Tivoli
13 23 (17.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (16.67%) InterSystems
14 22 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
14 22 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 22 (16.67%) JCAPS

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 24 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 24 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 22 (16.67%) JCAPS
3 19 (14.39%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.79%) Apache
5 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.00%) Firewall
2 19 (14.39%) Internet
3 8 (6.06%) LAN
3 8 (6.06%) WAN
4 5 (3.79%) HTTP
4 5 (3.79%) POP3
4 5 (3.79%) SMTP
4 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.27%) DNS
6 3 (2.27%) PSTN
6 3 (2.27%) SAN
6 3 (2.27%) Skype
6 3 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.76%) SMS
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 25 (18.94%) Analyst
3 22 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 19 (14.39%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Agile Coach
8 10 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.58%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.58%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Applications Manager
9 8 (6.06%) Applications Support Manager
9 8 (6.06%) Server Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Support Manager
10 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Network Support
10 7 (5.30%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Server Support
10 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.42%) XML
2 22 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 19 (14.39%) XSLT
4 7 (5.30%) SOAP
5 4 (3.03%) Ajax
5 4 (3.03%) CSS
5 4 (3.03%) CSS3
5 4 (3.03%) HTML
5 4 (3.03%) HTML5
5 4 (3.03%) jQuery
6 3 (2.27%) XHTML
7 1 (0.76%) COM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) NHS
2 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.03%) CMDB
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) AS400
6 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.30%) Windows
2 29 (21.97%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.61%) Linux
4 13 (9.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.03%) AIX
8 2 (1.52%) Unix
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.30%) PRINCE2
2 35 (26.52%) Service Delivery
3 27 (20.45%) Release Management
3 27 (20.45%) Service Management
4 23 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 21 (15.91%) ITSM
6 21 (15.91%) Project Management
7 15 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 14 (10.61%) Scrum
9 13 (9.85%) Coaching
10 12 (9.09%) Product Management
11 11 (8.33%) A/B Testing
11 11 (8.33%) Migration
12 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.82%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.82%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.82%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (6.06%) Service Design
15 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.30%) C++
2 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.03%) Java
3 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.03%) SQL
4 2 (1.52%) JCL
4 2 (1.52%) Korn
4 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (29.55%) CCNA
3 22 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 18 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 14 (10.61%) Degree
7 12 (9.09%) ISEB
7 12 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.30%) ISTQB
11 6 (4.55%) CCAA
11 6 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (3.79%) CCA
13 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (2.27%) CCVP
15 2 (1.52%) CISA
15 2 (1.52%) CISSP
15 2 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) HL7
1 20 (15.15%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.52%) COBIT
4 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 41 (31.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.03%) XenApp
3 4 (3.03%) XenServer
4 2 (1.52%) Docker
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (19.70%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (17.42%) Tivoli
2 23 (17.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.79%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.27%) Nagios
4 3 (2.27%) SCCM
5 2 (1.52%) Control-M
5 2 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.76%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (34.85%) Cisco
2 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.06%) VMware
4 27 (20.45%) HP
5 24 (18.18%) Fiorano
5 24 (18.18%) IBM
6 23 (17.42%) Citrix
7 22 (16.67%) InterSystems
8 5 (3.79%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.79%) Splunk
9 4 (3.03%) BMC
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle
10 3 (2.27%) Avaya
10 3 (2.27%) Brocade
10 3 (2.27%) Juniper
10 3 (2.27%) Polycom
10 3 (2.27%) Remedy
11 2 (1.52%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.52%) NetApp
11 2 (1.52%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago