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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 64 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.26% 4.56% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 5.92% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 5
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £183 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £13.00 £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -14.18%
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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
687 608 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 77.06% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 408 232
Average daily rate £365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 42 £315 -16.00% 17
West Wales - 17 £556 - 1
North Wales - 1 £100 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £275 -
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 61 (45.86%) Service Management
2 34 (25.56%) Security Cleared
3 32 (24.06%) Windows
4 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
5 29 (21.80%) SC Cleared
6 23 (17.29%) Active Directory
7 20 (15.04%) Java
7 20 (15.04%) SQL
8 19 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 19 (14.29%) Project Management
8 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (13.53%) ITIL V3
9 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
10 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
11 16 (12.03%) ITSM
11 16 (12.03%) SLA
11 16 (12.03%) Migration
12 15 (11.28%) Scrum
12 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
12 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
12 15 (11.28%) Coaching
13 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
14 12 (9.02%) MS Office
14 12 (9.02%) .NET
14 12 (9.02%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
15 11 (8.27%) Finance
15 11 (8.27%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 10 (7.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.01%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.01%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) JBoss
4 1 (0.75%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Office 365
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) Firewall
2 5 (3.76%) Internet
3 4 (3.01%) SMTP
4 3 (2.26%) LDAP
4 3 (2.26%) WAN
4 3 (2.26%) SSH
4 3 (2.26%) SAN
4 3 (2.26%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.50%) Multicast
5 2 (1.50%) IPsec
5 2 (1.50%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.50%) DNS
5 2 (1.50%) MPLS
5 2 (1.50%) SNMP
6 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) DHCP
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) SMS
6 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.51%) Firebird
4 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.01%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.26%) Subversion
2 7 (5.26%) Maven
3 6 (4.51%) Hudson
3 6 (4.51%) MSBuild
3 6 (4.51%) Gradle
3 6 (4.51%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.50%) MSI
4 2 (1.50%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.50%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.75%) JMeter
5 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Law
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.56%) Analyst
2 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
3 10 (7.52%) Service Manager
3 10 (7.52%) Deployment Specialist
4 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
4 9 (6.77%) Consultant
5 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 6 (4.51%) Architect
6 6 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (4.51%) IT Support
6 6 (4.51%) Service Design Consultant
7 4 (3.01%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (3.01%) ITIL Consultant
7 4 (3.01%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.01%) Transition Manager
7 4 (3.01%) Applications Manager
7 4 (3.01%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) .NET
2 5 (3.76%) SOAP
2 5 (3.76%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
3 4 (3.01%) HTML
4 2 (1.50%) Flash
5 1 (0.75%) WSDL
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.75%) Ajax
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) JSON
5 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) NHS
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.01%) Replication
4 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.01%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.26%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) e-Health
6 2 (1.50%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) DataPower
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) BYOD
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Windows
2 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
3 9 (6.77%) AIX
4 8 (6.02%) Linux
5 6 (4.51%) UNIX
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.86%) Service Management
2 19 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 19 (14.29%) Project Management
2 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.53%) ITIL V3
4 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
5 16 (12.03%) ITSM
5 16 (12.03%) Migration
6 15 (11.28%) Scrum
6 15 (11.28%) Coaching
7 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.27%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.02%) Time Management
11 8 (6.02%) Release Management
12 7 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.04%) Java
1 20 (15.04%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.26%) Jython
4 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.51%) C
5 3 (2.26%) C++
5 3 (2.26%) Delphi
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (7.52%) Degree
5 8 (6.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.02%) CCNA
6 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.26%) ISEB
7 3 (2.26%) CISSP
7 3 (2.26%) CISM
7 3 (2.26%) CISMP
8 2 (1.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.75%) CCENT
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (17.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.26%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) Postfix
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.51%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.76%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.26%) SCCM
5 2 (1.50%) Puppet
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.50%) SCSM
6 1 (0.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.75%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.75%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.27%) VMware
3 10 (7.52%) Citrix
3 10 (7.52%) Cisco
3 10 (7.52%) HP
4 9 (6.77%) Oracle
5 8 (6.02%) BMC
6 5 (3.76%) Remedy
7 4 (3.01%) Clearswift
7 4 (3.01%) Lotus
7 4 (3.01%) IBM
8 3 (2.26%) Sun
9 2 (1.50%) SAP
9 2 (1.50%) EMC
9 2 (1.50%) AppSense
9 2 (1.50%) Google
9 2 (1.50%) F5
9 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.75%) Ciena
10 1 (0.75%) PayPal
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