The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 32 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.14% 12.50% 12.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 16.46% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 7
Average daily rate
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£444 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
ITIL
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.57% 75.93% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

ITIL
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Taunton -3 23 £425 +112.50% 1
Bath - 2 £400 - 7
Bridgwater - - - -
Frome - - - - 2
Minehead - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
ITIL
South West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 53 (61.63%) Security Cleared
2 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (44.19%) SC Cleared
4 34 (39.53%) Windows
4 34 (39.53%) Service Management
5 31 (36.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (33.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 27 (31.40%) PRINCE2
8 26 (30.23%) Windows 7
9 24 (27.91%) MCP
9 24 (27.91%) VMware
10 22 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
11 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
11 20 (23.26%) Back Office
12 19 (22.09%) ITSM
13 17 (19.77%) Front Office
13 17 (19.77%) SLA
13 17 (19.77%) SAP
13 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
14 16 (18.60%) Statistics
14 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
14 16 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (17.44%) Risk Analysis
15 15 (17.44%) Risk Management
16 12 (13.95%) Workflow
16 12 (13.95%) ISEB
17 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (12.79%) IaaS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.65%) assyst
3 1 (1.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
1 5 (5.81%) SAN
2 4 (4.65%) LAN
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) PABX
3 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (23.26%) Back Office
2 17 (19.77%) Front Office
3 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) Network Support
4 12 (13.95%) Service Manager
5 11 (12.79%) Business Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Transition Manager
6 10 (11.63%) Architect
7 9 (10.47%) Network Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Service Transition Manager
8 7 (8.14%) Security Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Windows Support Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Support Technician
10 5 (5.81%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Lead Security Architect
11 4 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) JSP
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
2 16 (18.60%) Statistics
3 10 (11.63%) RMADS
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.65%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.33%) CMDB
6 2 (2.33%) Handset
6 2 (2.33%) IVR
6 2 (2.33%) GIS
7 1 (1.16%) EPoS
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Service Management
2 31 (36.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (31.40%) PRINCE2
4 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
5 19 (22.09%) ITSM
6 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
7 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
7 16 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (17.44%) Risk Analysis
8 15 (17.44%) Risk Management
9 12 (13.95%) Workflow
10 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.63%) SOA
12 9 (10.47%) Project Management
12 9 (10.47%) Change Management
12 9 (10.47%) OWASP
13 8 (9.30%) Test Management
13 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
14 6 (6.98%) Information Assurance
15 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (61.63%) Security Cleared
2 38 (44.19%) SC Cleared
3 29 (33.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 24 (27.91%) MCP
5 20 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (13.95%) ISEB
7 9 (10.47%) CISSP
7 9 (10.47%) CEH
8 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
8 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
9 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.65%) MCITP
10 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (4.65%) MCSE
11 1 (1.16%) CCNA
11 1 (1.16%) MCSA
11 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
2 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.63%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.33%) XenApp
3 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.91%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) SAP
4 8 (9.30%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) HP
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) Avaya
8 1 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) Nortel
8 1 (1.16%) Siemens
8 1 (1.16%) Altiris
8 1 (1.16%) Mitel
8 1 (1.16%) BT
Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago