The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 48 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.01% 4.87% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 6.76% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 4
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£200 £324 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.17% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £207 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £102.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.42% +372.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+1.59% -13.31%
ITIL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 355 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.55% 72.01% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 200 196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.34 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +53.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Wales region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Wales region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 35 £200 -52.94% 20
West Wales - 11 £140 - 1
Mid Wales - 2 £215 -
North Wales - - - - 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 45 (46.39%) Service Management
2 35 (36.08%) Windows
3 27 (27.84%) Service Delivery
4 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
6 22 (22.68%) SLA
7 20 (20.62%) Project Management
8 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
8 18 (18.56%) ITSM
9 17 (17.53%) Finance
10 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (15.46%) Windows 7
11 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
11 15 (15.46%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
12 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
13 13 (13.40%) MS Office
14 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
14 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
16 10 (10.31%) Change Management
17 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
18 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
18 8 (8.25%) Workflow
18 8 (8.25%) Degree
18 8 (8.25%) Problem Management
19 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 7 (7.22%) ServiceNow
19 7 (7.22%) AS400

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.12%) Lync
2 3 (3.09%) IIS
2 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) DNS
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) Network Security
3 5 (5.15%) SAN
4 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.12%) LAN
4 4 (4.12%) WAN
5 3 (3.09%) DHCP
5 3 (3.09%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) Wireless
6 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.06%) MPLS
6 2 (2.06%) H.323
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.06%) NAS
6 2 (2.06%) PBX
6 2 (2.06%) ISDN
7 1 (1.03%) VoIP
7 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MSI
1 1 (1.03%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Local Government
3 2 (2.06%) French Language
3 2 (2.06%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Service Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Service Manager
5 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Knowledge Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Change Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Capacity Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) IT Support
10 4 (4.12%) Designer
10 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) HTML
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
1 2 (2.06%) XHTML
1 2 (2.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.22%) AS400
4 4 (4.12%) SCADA
5 3 (3.09%) GIS
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) UNIX
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Service Management
2 27 (27.84%) Service Delivery
3 20 (20.62%) Project Management
4 18 (18.56%) ITSM
5 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
7 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
8 10 (10.31%) Change Management
9 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.25%) Workflow
10 8 (8.25%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.19%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (6.19%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.12%) IT Governance
13 4 (4.12%) Business Continuity
13 4 (4.12%) Information Security
13 4 (4.12%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) C
1 4 (4.12%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.25%) Degree
5 6 (6.19%) MCP
6 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.09%) MCTS
7 3 (3.09%) MCITP
7 3 (3.09%) MCSE
8 2 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.06%) CCENT
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.03%) APMP
9 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) ISEB
9 1 (1.03%) CISSP
9 1 (1.03%) PMP
9 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) HL7
2 2 (2.06%) GxP
3 1 (1.03%) COSO
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Intune
3 3 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.09%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.06%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco
2 7 (7.22%) IBM
2 7 (7.22%) ServiceNow
3 5 (5.15%) Citrix
3 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle
5 3 (3.09%) Apple
5 3 (3.09%) Juniper
5 3 (3.09%) Remedy
5 3 (3.09%) McAfee
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.06%) Siemens
6 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Avaya
6 2 (2.06%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) BT
7 1 (1.03%) BMC
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