The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 150 142 185
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 95 98 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.16% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 4.66% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £366 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £233 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £506 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 5
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-51.80% +9.21%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2379 2101 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.31% 24.92% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1080 956
Average daily rate £355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 116 146
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -24.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Berkshire +1 30 £350 +8.52% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £350 -46.15% 3
Surrey -11 13 £344 +37.50% 2
Oxfordshire +5 10 £275 - 3
West Sussex +4 10 £455 -
Hampshire -19 8 £363 -2.02% 4
East Sussex -3 4 £413 - 2
Kent +2 2 - -
Middlesex - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 191 (100.00%) ITIL
2 51 (26.70%) PRINCE2
3 47 (24.61%) Service Management
4 43 (22.51%) Project Management
5 32 (16.75%) Windows
6 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
7 25 (13.09%) SQL
7 25 (13.09%) Telecoms
8 24 (12.57%) SharePoint
9 23 (12.04%) Finance
10 21 (10.99%) ITSM
10 21 (10.99%) Degree
10 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
11 20 (10.47%) Citrix
12 19 (9.95%) HP
12 19 (9.95%) Remedy
12 19 (9.95%) Configuration Management
12 19 (9.95%) Service Delivery
12 19 (9.95%) Change Management
13 16 (8.38%) VMware
13 16 (8.38%) Incident Management
13 16 (8.38%) Oracle
14 14 (7.33%) MS Excel
14 14 (7.33%) SLA
14 14 (7.33%) Active Directory
15 13 (6.81%) PRINCE
15 13 (6.81%) Workflow
16 12 (6.28%) VPN
16 12 (6.28%) MS Office
16 12 (6.28%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (12.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.09%) Lync
3 3 (1.57%) IIS
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) CICS
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.28%) MS Office
3 4 (2.09%) MS Project
3 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.05%) Maximo
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) VPN
2 8 (4.19%) WAN
2 8 (4.19%) SAN
3 7 (3.66%) Firewall
4 6 (3.14%) SMTP
5 5 (2.62%) FTP
5 5 (2.62%) HTTP
5 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.62%) SSH
5 5 (2.62%) Internet
6 4 (2.09%) SSL
6 4 (2.09%) LAN
6 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.57%) Network Security
7 3 (1.57%) VoIP
8 2 (1.05%) Broadband
8 2 (1.05%) 3G
8 2 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.52%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) StarTeam
General
1 25 (13.09%) Telecoms
2 23 (12.04%) Finance
3 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.62%) Marketing
4 4 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) International Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.47%) Analyst
2 25 (13.09%) Service Manager
3 14 (7.33%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.81%) Administrator
5 12 (6.28%) Service Analyst
5 12 (6.28%) Technical Manager
6 11 (5.76%) Architect
7 10 (5.24%) Technical Project Manager
7 10 (5.24%) Incident Manager
8 9 (4.71%) Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Designer
10 7 (3.66%) ServiceNow Developer
10 7 (3.66%) DBA
10 7 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) Configuration Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.14%) Support Manager
11 6 (3.14%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) Web Services
2 6 (3.14%) .NET
2 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.09%) Middleware
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Replication
1 9 (4.71%) CMDB
2 4 (2.09%) FMCG
3 2 (1.05%) PMI
3 2 (1.05%) NHS
3 2 (1.05%) DTV
4 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.52%) Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) PDA
4 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Windows
2 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (2.62%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.09%) UNIX
3 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.57%) Linux
4 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) zOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) HPUX
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (100.00%) ITIL
2 51 (26.70%) PRINCE2
3 47 (24.61%) Service Management
4 43 (22.51%) Project Management
5 21 (10.99%) ITSM
6 19 (9.95%) Service Delivery
6 19 (9.95%) Change Management
6 19 (9.95%) Configuration Management
7 16 (8.38%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.81%) PRINCE
8 13 (6.81%) Workflow
9 11 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.76%) Problem Management
10 10 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.71%) Asset Management
11 9 (4.71%) Content Management
12 8 (4.19%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.66%) ITIL V2
13 7 (3.66%) Web Application Development
14 6 (3.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.09%) SQL
2 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.19%) Java
4 6 (3.14%) VB
4 6 (3.14%) PHP
4 6 (3.14%) C
4 6 (3.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) Degree
1 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.09%) HNC
4 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) PMP
6 2 (1.05%) MCDST
7 1 (0.52%) MBCS
7 1 (0.52%) CIPD
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.52%) MCSA
7 1 (0.52%) CCNP
7 1 (0.52%) CCNA
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.52%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) SLA
2 7 (3.66%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.09%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (3.66%) WMI
3 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool
4 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.47%) Citrix
3 19 (9.95%) HP
3 19 (9.95%) Remedy
4 16 (8.38%) VMware
4 16 (8.38%) Oracle
5 11 (5.76%) SAP
5 11 (5.76%) Cisco
5 11 (5.76%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.66%) Serena
6 7 (3.66%) Borland
7 6 (3.14%) BMC
8 4 (2.09%) IBM
8 4 (2.09%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.57%) ComArch
9 3 (1.57%) Juniper
10 2 (1.05%) EMC
10 2 (1.05%) Nortel
10 2 (1.05%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.05%) NetApp
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