The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Portsmouth region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.54% 18.97% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 29.33% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
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£378 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +56.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 75 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.80% 64.66% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 5
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) QA
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Becrypt

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) IFS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) eTOM
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec
1 3 (18.75%) Remedy
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee
2 2 (12.50%) Becrypt
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Lumension