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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 28 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs citing ITIL 31 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.84% 6.10% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.54% 9.04% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 20
Average daily rate
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£661 £233 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+184.40% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £310 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +131.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -13.31%
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
229 166 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 72.70% 67.48% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 120 67
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 5
Average hourly rate £37.20 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.44 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Taunton -2 21 £673 +147.92% 7
Bath +12 6 £319 +57.40%
Clevedon - - - - 2
Street - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
ITIL
South West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (42.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (40.74%) PRINCE2
2 22 (40.74%) ISO 9000
2 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 20 (37.04%) Manufacturing
4 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (29.63%) Information Security
6 15 (27.78%) SOA
6 15 (27.78%) UML
6 15 (27.78%) Change Control
7 14 (25.93%) SAP
8 13 (24.07%) Windows
8 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.07%) Retail
9 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
10 10 (18.52%) .NET
11 9 (16.67%) CRM
11 9 (16.67%) ISEB
11 9 (16.67%) GIS
12 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
12 8 (14.81%) Workflow
12 8 (14.81%) CMS
12 8 (14.81%) VMware
12 8 (14.81%) Content Management
12 8 (14.81%) C#
12 8 (14.81%) VB
12 8 (14.81%) Web Services
13 7 (12.96%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (14.81%) CMS
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (3.70%) assyst
1 2 (3.70%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) VoIP
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) PABX
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 20 (37.04%) Manufacturing
2 13 (24.07%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Architect
2 17 (31.48%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Environment Manager
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Environment Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.67%) GIS
3 7 (12.96%) RMADS
4 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.26%) Data Extraction
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) Handset
6 2 (3.70%) IVR
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (1.85%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) PRINCE2
2 16 (29.63%) Information Security
3 15 (27.78%) SOA
3 15 (27.78%) UML
3 15 (27.78%) Change Control
4 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) CRM
6 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.81%) Workflow
6 8 (14.81%) Content Management
7 7 (12.96%) Supplier Management
7 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.96%) OWASP
8 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 5 (9.26%) Service Management
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) C#
1 8 (14.81%) VB
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) ISEB
4 7 (12.96%) CISSP
4 7 (12.96%) CEH
5 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCITP
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCSE
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNA
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (40.74%) ISO 9000
3 7 (12.96%) SLA
4 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) WSUS
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) SAP
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
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