The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM 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 ITSM over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 60 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing ITSM 14 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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£400 - £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +12.90%
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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
680 575 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.19% 77.08% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 391 256
Average daily rate £356 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Wales region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Wales region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

ITSM
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 ITSM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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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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 +8 8 £400 - 4
West Wales +3 6 £625 -
ITSM
UK

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) SLA
5 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Remedy
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) C
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) Workflow
6 5 (26.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) Time Management
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (21.05%) Replication
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) BMC
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Transition Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.53%) Transition Management
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Remedy
2 4 (21.05%) BMC
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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