The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 164 106 159
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +53
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 94 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 1.65% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 6.87% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 72 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £160 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -39.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.10 £17.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £20.00 £24.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -19.54%
ITIL Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Berkshire 0 33 £320 -1.53% 9
Hampshire -24 29 £400 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 12 £525 +250.00% 5
Surrey -28 8 £388 +21.47%
Oxfordshire -21 6 £258 -18.25% 3
West Sussex -6 2 £538 +34.37%
Kent -7 2 £303 +40.69% 2
East Sussex -5 1 £398 +13.57%
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 183 (100.00%) ITIL
2 45 (24.59%) Service Management
3 35 (19.13%) Telecoms
4 31 (16.94%) MS Excel
5 30 (16.39%) Windows
6 29 (15.85%) PRINCE2
6 29 (15.85%) SLA
7 27 (14.75%) Security Cleared
8 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
8 26 (14.21%) Project Management
9 24 (13.11%) Finance
10 23 (12.57%) Service Delivery
11 22 (12.02%) Remedy
11 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (11.48%) ITSM
12 21 (11.48%) MS Office
13 19 (10.38%) Configuration Management
13 19 (10.38%) Performance Analysis
14 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (9.84%) SC Cleared
15 16 (8.74%) Change Management
15 16 (8.74%) HP
16 15 (8.20%) Active Directory
16 15 (8.20%) Linux
16 15 (8.20%) VMware
16 15 (8.20%) Incident Management
16 15 (8.20%) CMDB
17 13 (7.10%) Scrum
17 13 (7.10%) Degree
18 12 (6.56%) BMC

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (5.46%) Drupal
1 10 (5.46%) Apache
2 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.19%) CMS
3 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) CICS
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.48%) MS Office
3 6 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) 3G
2 8 (4.37%) VoIP
3 7 (3.83%) Firewall
4 6 (3.28%) 4G
5 5 (2.73%) Internet
6 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.64%) SAN
7 3 (1.64%) VPN
7 3 (1.64%) WAN
7 3 (1.64%) LAN
7 3 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.09%) Network Security
8 2 (1.09%) DHCP
8 2 (1.09%) DNS
9 1 (0.55%) MPLS
9 1 (0.55%) Extranet
9 1 (0.55%) PABX
9 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.01%) Bitbucket
2 10 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.73%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (19.13%) Telecoms
2 24 (13.11%) Finance
3 5 (2.73%) Marketing
3 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.73%) Electronics
3 5 (2.73%) Billing
4 3 (1.64%) Back Office
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (20.22%) Analyst
2 24 (13.11%) Service Manager
3 15 (8.20%) Service Analyst
3 15 (8.20%) Delivery Manager
4 14 (7.65%) Services Delivery Manager
5 13 (7.10%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.01%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.46%) Transition Manager
7 10 (5.46%) Incident Manager
7 10 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (5.46%) Change Manager
8 9 (4.92%) Designer
8 9 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Service Transition Manager
9 8 (4.37%) Change and Configuration Manager
9 8 (4.37%) Configuration Manager
10 7 (3.83%) Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Consultant
11 6 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) REST
1 10 (5.46%) XML
1 10 (5.46%) LAMP
2 7 (3.83%) Web Services
3 3 (1.64%) .NET
3 3 (1.64%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.55%) jQuery
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.20%) CMDB
3 10 (5.46%) Open Source
4 5 (2.73%) DTV
5 4 (2.19%) New Media
5 4 (2.19%) PMI
6 2 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) Wiki
7 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.39%) Windows
2 15 (8.20%) Linux
3 9 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.83%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.73%) UNIX
6 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) AIX
7 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (100.00%) ITIL
2 45 (24.59%) Service Management
3 29 (15.85%) PRINCE2
4 26 (14.21%) Project Management
5 23 (12.57%) Service Delivery
6 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.48%) ITSM
8 19 (10.38%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.38%) Performance Analysis
9 16 (8.74%) Change Management
10 15 (8.20%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.10%) Scrum
12 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.01%) SOA
13 11 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.46%) DevOps
14 10 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.46%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (5.46%) Identity Management
15 9 (4.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
1 10 (5.46%) PHP
2 9 (4.92%) SQL
3 5 (2.73%) C
4 2 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.10%) Degree
4 9 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.37%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.73%) PMP
6 5 (2.73%) MCP
7 4 (2.19%) MCSE
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.64%) ISEB
8 3 (1.64%) CCNA
8 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.55%) HND
9 1 (0.55%) MCSA
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CISSP
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.46%) KVM
3 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.46%) Vagrant
3 9 (4.92%) Puppet
4 5 (2.73%) WMI
4 5 (2.73%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (0.55%) Netcool
6 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Foglight
6 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.55%) Nessus
6 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.55%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.02%) Remedy
3 16 (8.74%) HP
4 15 (8.20%) VMware
5 12 (6.56%) BMC
6 9 (4.92%) SAP
7 8 (4.37%) Oracle
7 8 (4.37%) Citrix
8 5 (2.73%) Cisco
9 4 (2.19%) Avaya
9 4 (2.19%) Borland
10 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.64%) IBM
11 2 (1.09%) NetApp
11 2 (1.09%) Lotus
11 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.55%) Infovista
12 1 (0.55%) Apple
12 1 (0.55%) Juniper
12 1 (0.55%) Dell
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