The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Somerset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 47 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.11% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £313 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +19.30%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
258 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 60.42% 32.20% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 22 34
Average daily rate £350 £285 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ITIL Certification
South West

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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ITIL Certification
South West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) MCP
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Apple
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (25.00%) Front Office
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) Nortel
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Nortel Meridian
7 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
7 3 (25.00%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 3 (25.00%) Front Office
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 3 (25.00%) Nortel
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix