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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 64 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.27% 4.21% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 5.44% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 4
Average daily rate
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£301 £306 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -25.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £172 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £493 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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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
624 625 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.62% 77.45% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 404 182
Average daily rate £361 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.45 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 43 £308 +2.58% 18
West Wales +27 19 £323 -32.10% 1
North Wales - 2 £270 - 2
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ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (45.38%) Service Management
2 31 (26.05%) Windows
2 31 (26.05%) Security Cleared
3 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 27 (22.69%) SC Cleared
5 26 (21.85%) Project Management
5 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (21.01%) Service Delivery
6 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
7 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (15.97%) PRINCE2
8 19 (15.97%) ITSM
9 18 (15.13%) Finance
9 18 (15.13%) Java
9 18 (15.13%) SQL
9 18 (15.13%) SLA
9 18 (15.13%) Active Directory
9 18 (15.13%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (14.29%) MS Office
11 15 (12.61%) Risk Management
11 15 (12.61%) Configuration Management
11 15 (12.61%) Scrum
11 15 (12.61%) ITIL V3
12 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
13 13 (10.92%) .NET
14 12 (10.08%) Windows XP
14 12 (10.08%) Coaching
15 11 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
16 10 (8.40%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.36%) Lync
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.84%) GroupWise
Applications
1 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Firewall
2 6 (5.04%) Internet
3 5 (4.20%) DNS
4 4 (3.36%) MPLS
4 4 (3.36%) WAN
4 4 (3.36%) SAN
5 3 (2.52%) SSH
5 3 (2.52%) Network Security
5 3 (2.52%) LDAP
5 3 (2.52%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.68%) Multicast
6 2 (1.68%) Wireless
6 2 (1.68%) IPsec
6 2 (1.68%) LAN
6 2 (1.68%) SNMP
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.68%) NAS
6 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.68%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.04%) Firebird
4 3 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.04%) MSBuild
2 6 (5.04%) Gradle
2 6 (5.04%) Artifactory
2 6 (5.04%) Hudson
2 6 (5.04%) Maven
2 6 (5.04%) Subversion
3 3 (2.52%) MSI
3 3 (2.52%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Welsh Language
3 1 (0.84%) Law
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Analyst
2 12 (10.08%) Service Analyst
2 12 (10.08%) Service Manager
3 10 (8.40%) Deployment Specialist
4 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) IT Support
8 5 (4.20%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Transition Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Knowledge Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) HTML
3 3 (2.52%) SOAP
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 3 (2.52%) XML
4 2 (1.68%) Middleware
4 2 (1.68%) XHTML
5 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.88%) NHS
3 3 (2.52%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.52%) AS400
4 2 (1.68%) e-Health
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) DataPower
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) CMDB
5 1 (0.84%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Windows
2 12 (10.08%) Windows XP
3 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.72%) Linux
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.04%) AIX
7 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.20%) UNIX
8 3 (2.52%) HPUX
9 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) Android
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Service Management
2 26 (21.85%) Project Management
3 25 (21.01%) Service Delivery
4 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.97%) PRINCE2
5 19 (15.97%) ITSM
6 15 (12.61%) Risk Management
6 15 (12.61%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.61%) Scrum
6 15 (12.61%) ITIL V3
7 12 (10.08%) Coaching
8 11 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.72%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.88%) Migration
11 7 (5.88%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) Java
1 18 (15.13%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.88%) Jython
3 7 (5.88%) C
4 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.52%) C++
5 3 (2.52%) Delphi
6 1 (0.84%) VB6
6 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (26.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.69%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.13%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (8.40%) Degree
5 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (5.04%) CCNA
6 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.36%) CISSP
8 3 (2.52%) CISMP
8 3 (2.52%) ISEB
8 3 (2.52%) CISM
9 2 (1.68%) MCP
9 2 (1.68%) CCNP
10 1 (0.84%) CCENT
10 1 (0.84%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) GxP
2 2 (1.68%) HL7
3 1 (0.84%) COSO
3 1 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (15.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.52%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.84%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.20%) SCCM
3 4 (3.36%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.52%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.84%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.84%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Cisco
2 9 (7.56%) Citrix
3 8 (6.72%) HP
3 8 (6.72%) Oracle
4 6 (5.04%) IBM
5 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.36%) BMC
6 4 (3.36%) VMware
7 3 (2.52%) AppSense
7 3 (2.52%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.52%) Sun
7 3 (2.52%) Juniper
7 3 (2.52%) Apple
7 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.68%) F5
8 2 (1.68%) Google
9 1 (0.84%) Avaya
9 1 (0.84%) Novell
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