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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 70 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.50% 6.76% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.84% 8.93% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £170 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
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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
545 515 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.95% 75.74% 68.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 317 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £58.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.76% +267.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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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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 +4 40 £315 +24.85% 14
West Wales +18 27 £141 -55.20% 1
North Wales -9 2 £270 +21.62% 1
Mid Wales - - - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 48 (46.60%) Service Management
2 34 (33.01%) Windows
3 28 (27.18%) Project Management
4 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
4 25 (24.27%) Service Delivery
5 24 (23.30%) Finance
5 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
7 22 (21.36%) ITSM
7 22 (21.36%) SLA
7 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
8 21 (20.39%) PRINCE2
9 20 (19.42%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
11 17 (16.50%) MS Office
11 17 (16.50%) SQL
12 16 (15.53%) Risk Management
12 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (13.59%) Windows 7
14 12 (11.65%) Incident Management
14 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
15 11 (10.68%) Configuration Management
15 11 (10.68%) Java
15 11 (10.68%) Degree
16 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
17 9 (8.74%) Windows XP
17 9 (8.74%) Coaching
18 8 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
18 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
18 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Office 365
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) LAN
2 4 (3.88%) WAN
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 3 (2.91%) Wireless
3 3 (2.91%) Internet
4 2 (1.94%) MPLS
4 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.94%) Network Security
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.94%) NAS
4 2 (1.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Firebird
3 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.91%) MSI
2 3 (2.91%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.94%) Local Government
4 1 (0.97%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) Analyst
2 15 (14.56%) Service Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Service Manager
5 10 (9.71%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.80%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Deployment Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) Knowledge Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.88%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.88%) IT Support
9 4 (3.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Transition Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) XHTML
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.80%) AS400
3 7 (6.80%) NHS
4 3 (2.91%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 14 (13.59%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.74%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) UNIX
7 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.97%) Android
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Service Management
2 28 (27.18%) Project Management
3 25 (24.27%) Service Delivery
4 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (21.36%) ITSM
6 21 (20.39%) PRINCE2
7 16 (15.53%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.65%) Incident Management
9 11 (10.68%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.74%) Coaching
11 8 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
11 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3
11 8 (7.77%) Scrum
11 8 (7.77%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.80%) Migration
12 7 (6.80%) CRM
12 7 (6.80%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) Java
3 7 (6.80%) C
4 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.42%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.68%) Degree
5 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.83%) MCP
7 4 (3.88%) CISSP
8 3 (2.91%) CISMP
8 3 (2.91%) CISM
9 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.94%) ISEB
9 2 (1.94%) CCENT
9 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) HL7
2 2 (1.94%) GxP
3 1 (0.97%) COSO
3 1 (0.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) IBM
3 6 (5.83%) Citrix
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.91%) Apple
6 3 (2.91%) Remedy
6 3 (2.91%) AppSense
6 3 (2.91%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.91%) Juniper
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle
7 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.94%) Google
8 1 (0.97%) BT
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
8 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.97%) BMC
8 1 (0.97%) HP
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