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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 159 151 162
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 88 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 1.07% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 4.61% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 46
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £445 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £19.90 £54.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.04%
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
2358 1994 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.41% 23.12% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1043 1062
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 105 149
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.18 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -41.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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
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 18 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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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 +11 37 £423 +39.66% 5
Oxfordshire +4 14 £350 - 8
Hampshire -19 9 £369 +0.34% 1
West Sussex 0 7 £455 -
East Sussex -6 7 £413 -
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £410 -36.92% 5
Surrey -18 3 £393 -7.64% 2
Kent -4 2 £265 +103.84%
Middlesex +1 1 - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 161 (100.00%) ITIL
2 46 (28.57%) Service Management
3 40 (24.84%) PRINCE2
4 29 (18.01%) Project Management
4 29 (18.01%) Windows
5 26 (16.15%) Finance
6 23 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 23 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 22 (13.66%) SQL
8 17 (10.56%) ITSM
9 16 (9.94%) Remedy
9 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
10 15 (9.32%) VMware
11 14 (8.70%) Degree
11 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
11 14 (8.70%) HP
12 13 (8.07%) MS Office
13 12 (7.45%) Oracle
13 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.45%) Citrix
13 12 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.83%) SLA
14 11 (6.83%) PHP
14 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
15 10 (6.21%) SAP
15 10 (6.21%) PRINCE

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.11%) Apache
2 5 (3.11%) Drupal
3 3 (1.86%) Lync
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) CICS
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.86%) MS Project
3 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) VoIP
2 6 (3.73%) VPN
3 5 (3.11%) SAN
3 5 (3.11%) Firewall
4 4 (2.48%) 3G
5 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
5 3 (1.86%) WAN
6 2 (1.24%) DHCP
6 2 (1.24%) 4G
7 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.62%) Broadband
7 1 (0.62%) DNS
7 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.62%) Network Security
7 1 (0.62%) MPLS
7 1 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.11%) Bitbucket
1 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.48%) StarTeam
General
1 26 (16.15%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.11%) Marketing
4 4 (2.48%) Electronics
4 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.86%) Back Office
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) International Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (21.74%) Analyst
2 19 (11.80%) Service Manager
3 12 (7.45%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.45%) Incident Manager
4 11 (6.83%) Service Analyst
5 10 (6.21%) Architect
6 9 (5.59%) Administrator
7 8 (4.97%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Consultant
7 8 (4.97%) DBA
7 8 (4.97%) Transition Manager
7 8 (4.97%) Designer
7 8 (4.97%) Service Transition Manager
8 7 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.35%) Technical Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) Web Services
3 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.11%) XML
4 5 (3.11%) LAMP
4 5 (3.11%) REST
5 3 (1.86%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) Replication
3 5 (3.11%) CMDB
3 5 (3.11%) Open Source
4 4 (2.48%) DTV
5 3 (1.86%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) PMI
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.62%) PDA
7 1 (0.62%) Wiki
7 1 (0.62%) FMCG
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.01%) Windows
2 8 (4.97%) Linux
2 8 (4.97%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.86%) UNIX
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (100.00%) ITIL
2 46 (28.57%) Service Management
3 40 (24.84%) PRINCE2
4 29 (18.01%) Project Management
5 17 (10.56%) ITSM
6 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.21%) PRINCE
9 9 (5.59%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.35%) Change Management
11 7 (4.35%) Migration
11 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.35%) Web Application Development
11 7 (4.35%) Line Management
12 6 (3.73%) Product Management
12 6 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.66%) SQL
2 11 (6.83%) PHP
3 7 (4.35%) Java
4 6 (3.73%) C
4 6 (3.73%) C#
4 6 (3.73%) VB
5 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.70%) Degree
3 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.86%) MCP
6 3 (1.86%) ISEB
7 2 (1.24%) CCNA
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.62%) PMP
8 1 (0.62%) CBAP
8 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) MCSA
8 1 (0.62%) CCNP
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.83%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.11%) KVM
3 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) XenApp
4 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Vagrant
1 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.48%) WMI
2 4 (2.48%) Puppet
2 4 (2.48%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.62%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.62%) Netcool
4 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.94%) Remedy
3 15 (9.32%) VMware
4 14 (8.70%) HP
5 12 (7.45%) Oracle
5 12 (7.45%) Citrix
6 10 (6.21%) SAP
7 9 (5.59%) BMC
8 8 (4.97%) Cisco
9 5 (3.11%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.48%) Serena
10 4 (2.48%) Borland
11 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.86%) NetApp
11 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.24%) Juniper
12 2 (1.24%) IBM
12 2 (1.24%) EMC
12 2 (1.24%) JBoss
13 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
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