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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 36 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 45 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.77% 4.88% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.68% 6.84% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £188 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.71 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.04% -30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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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
586 395 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.13% 71.43% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 263 252
Average daily rate £375 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.58 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% -59.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 23 September 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 +2 37 £350 +40.00% 15
West Wales - 6 - -
North Wales - - - - 1
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (43.84%) Service Management
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.03%) Service Delivery
4 17 (23.29%) Change Management
5 16 (21.92%) Windows
6 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
6 15 (20.55%) Windows 7
7 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
8 13 (17.81%) Project Management
9 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
9 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
10 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (13.70%) SAN
10 10 (13.70%) SLA
10 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
11 9 (12.33%) MCSE
11 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.33%) MCITP
11 9 (12.33%) Office 365
12 8 (10.96%) Windows Intune
12 8 (10.96%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
12 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (10.96%) SCDPM
12 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
12 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
12 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
12 8 (10.96%) MCTS
12 8 (10.96%) Finance

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 8 (10.96%) DHCP
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) VPN
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) VoIP
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 2 (2.74%) H.323
4 2 (2.74%) ISDN
4 2 (2.74%) PBX
5 1 (1.37%) SMS
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) PABX
5 1 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) 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%) 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 2 (2.74%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) French Language
3 2 (2.74%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Service Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Service Manager
3 8 (10.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) GIS
3 4 (5.48%) SCADA
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Service Management
2 19 (26.03%) Service Delivery
3 17 (23.29%) Change Management
4 13 (17.81%) Project Management
5 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
6 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.22%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.48%) ISMS
9 4 (5.48%) ITSM
9 4 (5.48%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.48%) Security Management
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.48%) VBScript
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) MCITP
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.33%) MCSE
3 8 (10.96%) MCTS
3 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.37%) APMP
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) OCP
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (10.96%) Windows Intune
1 8 (10.96%) SCDPM
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) McAfee
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.74%) Mitel
6 2 (2.74%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.74%) Avaya
6 2 (2.74%) Siemens
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) CA
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