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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.69% 12.33% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 15.68% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 11
Average daily rate £400 £625 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +160.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £725 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.33
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +1.85%
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
247 236 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.89% 78.67% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 151 110
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +14.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £25.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath -1 7 £400 +14.28% 4
Street +5 1 - -
Taunton -8 1 £410 -39.03% 3
ITIL
South West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (58.14%) Windows
1 25 (58.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 21 (48.84%) Oracle
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 20 (46.51%) C#
4 20 (46.51%) IIS
4 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (44.19%) .NET
5 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
6 18 (41.86%) UML
6 18 (41.86%) SQL
6 18 (41.86%) Service Delivery
6 18 (41.86%) Automated Testing
7 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
7 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
7 17 (39.53%) Refactoring
7 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
7 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
7 17 (39.53%) C++
7 17 (39.53%) HTML
7 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
8 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
11 9 (20.93%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
13 7 (16.28%) Finance

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (46.51%) IIS
2 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Informix
3 2 (4.65%) Ingres
3 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Release Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Build Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Release Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Build and Release Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Build and Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Release and Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
2 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Unix
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) SUSE
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Automated Testing
1 18 (41.86%) Service Delivery
1 18 (41.86%) UML
2 17 (39.53%) Refactoring
2 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
2 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
6 5 (11.63%) Line Management
6 5 (11.63%) Release Management
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) C++
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) MCITP
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Nessus
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) yum
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel
5 1 (2.33%) Rally
5 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL