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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.09% 3.98% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 5.60% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 11
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£375 £263 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £159 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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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
499 411 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.68% 71.11% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 271 233
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.60 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +6 38 £375 +36.36% 8
West Wales - 4 - -
North Wales - - - -
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (34.25%) Service Management
2 18 (24.66%) Service Delivery
3 16 (21.92%) Windows
3 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.18%) Change Management
4 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
5 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
6 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.07%) SLA
7 11 (15.07%) SAN
7 11 (15.07%) Project Management
8 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.33%) Finance
9 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (10.96%) IIS
10 8 (10.96%) MCSE
10 8 (10.96%) DHCP
10 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.96%) VPN
10 8 (10.96%) DNS
10 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
10 8 (10.96%) Office 365
10 8 (10.96%) MCITP
10 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (9.59%) SCDPM
11 7 (9.59%) MCTS
11 7 (9.59%) Windows Intune

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (10.96%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Documentum
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) DHCP
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) VPN
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 7 (9.59%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) VoIP
5 3 (4.11%) Network Security
6 2 (2.74%) LAN
7 1 (1.37%) SMS
7 1 (1.37%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) PABX
7 1 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.37%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) OLAP
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.37%) DataStage
2 1 (1.37%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) French Language
2 2 (2.74%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Service Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Service Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Service Transition Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) CSS
1 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) GIS
3 3 (4.11%) SCADA
4 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
4 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) UNIX
6 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Service Management
2 18 (24.66%) Service Delivery
3 14 (19.18%) Change Management
4 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
4 11 (15.07%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.85%) Release Management
6 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.11%) ISMS
8 3 (4.11%) Scrum
8 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.11%) Information Security
8 3 (4.11%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) VBScript
3 2 (2.74%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.96%) MCSE
3 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) MCITP
4 7 (9.59%) MCTS
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
7 1 (1.37%) CCA
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.37%) OCP
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) UAG
3 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (9.59%) Windows Intune
1 7 (9.59%) SCDPM
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.37%) MOM
3 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) McAfee
2 7 (9.59%) VMware
3 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) Dell
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.74%) Mitel
7 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.37%) AppSense
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
Wales
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £18 - £21 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago