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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK / Wales
Rank 18 25 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 55 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.80% 10.46% 8.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 12.31% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 29
Median daily rate £186 £186 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.40% -38.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £118 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £431 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £18.25 £17.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.21%  

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 580 577 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.27% 84.98% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 394 304
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 50 £185 -20.00% 11
West Wales -17 2 £318 +71.62% 3
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 39 (35.45%) Service Delivery
2 33 (30.00%) Windows
3 32 (29.09%) Cisco
4 29 (26.36%) Service Management
5 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
6 24 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (21.82%) ITSM
6 24 (21.82%) Release Management
7 23 (20.91%) CCNA
7 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
7 23 (20.91%) PRINCE2
8 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
8 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
9 19 (17.27%) Firewall
9 19 (17.27%) Windows Server
10 18 (16.36%) Fiorano
10 18 (16.36%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (16.36%) ITIL V3
10 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
11 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
11 17 (15.45%) IBM
11 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
12 16 (14.55%) XML
12 16 (14.55%) HP
12 16 (14.55%) InterSystems
12 16 (14.55%) JCAPS
12 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (14.55%) IBM Integration Bus
13 15 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
13 15 (13.64%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
Top Related 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 18 (16.36%) BizTalk Server
1 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.55%) JCAPS
3 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) Firewall
2 11 (10.00%) Internet
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (3.64%) LAN
3 4 (3.64%) VoIP
3 4 (3.64%) Wireless
4 3 (2.73%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.73%) PSTN
4 3 (2.73%) Skype
4 3 (2.73%) WAN
5 1 (0.91%) DHCP
5 1 (0.91%) DNS
5 1 (0.91%) IPsec
5 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.91%) Network Security
5 1 (0.91%) RTP
5 1 (0.91%) SNMP
5 1 (0.91%) SSH
5 1 (0.91%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) DB2
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Publishing
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Analyst
2 18 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) Service Manager
3 16 (14.55%) Technical Support
4 15 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
5 13 (11.82%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 10 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Applications Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Applications Support Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Support Manager
9 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.55%) IBM Integration Bus
1 16 (14.55%) XML
2 12 (10.91%) XSLT
3 8 (7.27%) CSS
3 8 (7.27%) HTML
4 4 (3.64%) Ajax
4 4 (3.64%) CSS3
4 4 (3.64%) HTML5
4 4 (3.64%) jQuery
5 3 (2.73%) XHTML
6 1 (0.91%) COM
6 1 (0.91%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) iPad
1 12 (10.91%) iPhone
1 12 (10.91%) NHS
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.64%) CMDB
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.82%) AS400
6 1 (0.91%) CESG
6 1 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) RIA
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
3 19 (17.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) Unix
6 4 (3.64%) Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Service Delivery
2 29 (26.36%) Service Management
3 24 (21.82%) ITSM
3 24 (21.82%) Release Management
4 23 (20.91%) PRINCE2
5 18 (16.36%) ITIL V3
6 13 (11.82%) Project Management
7 10 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.18%) Network Management
9 8 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
10 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.55%) People Management
11 5 (4.55%) Process Improvement
11 5 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.64%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (3.64%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.64%) C
3 2 (1.82%) JCL
3 2 (1.82%) Korn
3 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.91%) CCNA
3 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (12.73%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.00%) ISEB
6 11 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (9.09%) Degree
8 5 (4.55%) EXIN
9 3 (2.73%) CCVP
9 3 (2.73%) CISSP
10 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.82%) CISA
10 2 (1.82%) CISM
11 1 (0.91%) CCNP
11 1 (0.91%) CLAS
11 1 (0.91%) CRISC
11 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) HL7
2 11 (10.00%) SLA
3 7 (6.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.82%) COBIT
5 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (12.73%) Tivoli
2 14 (12.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.82%) Control-M
5 1 (0.91%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.91%) SCCM
5 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Cisco
2 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.36%) Fiorano
4 17 (15.45%) IBM
5 16 (14.55%) HP
5 16 (14.55%) InterSystems
6 13 (11.82%) ServiceNow
7 12 (10.91%) VMware
8 4 (3.64%) Citrix
9 3 (2.73%) Avaya
9 3 (2.73%) BMC
9 3 (2.73%) Genesys
9 3 (2.73%) NICE Systems
9 3 (2.73%) Polycom
10 2 (1.82%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle
10 2 (1.82%) Remedy
10 2 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.91%) BT
11 1 (0.91%) Intel Security
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