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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 145 159 195
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +36
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 104 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.89% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 3.62% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 19
Average daily rate £325 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £237 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £10.22 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £53.30 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +19.30%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2570 2097 2389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.69% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1019 1105
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 128 122
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 39 £388 -16.21% 4
Hampshire +2 21 £300 -14.28% 5
Surrey +1 18 £425 +72.58% 2
Oxfordshire -6 7 £325 -27.77%
Middlesex +1 6 £365 - 1
West Sussex +6 4 £435 - 2
Kent - 4 £233 - 2
Buckinghamshire -34 3 £300 -7.69% 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 234 (100.00%) ITIL
2 61 (26.07%) Windows
3 60 (25.64%) Service Management
4 54 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 50 (21.37%) Service Delivery
6 49 (20.94%) Telecoms
7 41 (17.52%) Degree
8 40 (17.09%) Project Management
9 37 (15.81%) Active Directory
10 35 (14.96%) Incident Management
11 30 (12.82%) MS Office
11 30 (12.82%) MS Excel
12 28 (11.97%) Citrix
12 28 (11.97%) Configuration Management
13 27 (11.54%) SLA
14 26 (11.11%) Remedy
15 24 (10.26%) Change Management
16 23 (9.83%) VMware
17 22 (9.40%) ITSM
17 22 (9.40%) Cisco
17 22 (9.40%) Windows XP
18 20 (8.55%) SharePoint
18 20 (8.55%) SQL
18 20 (8.55%) Finance
19 19 (8.12%) HP
19 19 (8.12%) Security Cleared
20 17 (7.26%) WAN
20 17 (7.26%) TCP/IP
21 16 (6.84%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.99%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.99%) IIS
3 6 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.71%) Apache
5 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.85%) Lync
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (12.82%) MS Office
1 30 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.26%) WAN
1 17 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.98%) VPN
2 14 (5.98%) Firewall
3 12 (5.13%) LAN
4 10 (4.27%) SAN
5 7 (2.99%) 3G
5 7 (2.99%) SMTP
6 6 (2.56%) FTP
6 6 (2.56%) HTTP
6 6 (2.56%) Internet
6 6 (2.56%) SSH
7 5 (2.14%) Broadband
7 5 (2.14%) DHCP
8 4 (1.71%) LDAP
8 4 (1.71%) SSL
8 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.28%) 2G
9 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.43%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.71%) JIRA
2 4 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.71%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.71%) Maven
General
1 49 (20.94%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.55%) Finance
3 6 (2.56%) Marketing
4 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.71%) Retail
5 3 (1.28%) Local Government
5 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.85%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (20.51%) Analyst
2 44 (18.80%) Service Manager
3 25 (10.68%) Service Analyst
4 18 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (5.56%) Incident Manager
6 12 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 12 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.27%) Administrator
7 10 (4.27%) Technical Manager
8 9 (3.85%) Service Implementation Manager
8 9 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
9 8 (3.42%) Architect
9 8 (3.42%) Technical Project Manager
9 8 (3.42%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.42%) Service Desk Manager
10 7 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) Major Incident Manager
11 6 (2.56%) DBA
11 6 (2.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.27%) .NET
2 6 (2.56%) Web Services
3 5 (2.14%) HTML
3 5 (2.14%) J2EE
3 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.28%) Middleware
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.43%) XMPP
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.27%) Replication
1 10 (4.27%) Management Information System
1 10 (4.27%) CMDB
2 6 (2.56%) Clustering
3 4 (1.71%) Life Science
3 4 (1.71%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.28%) FMCG
4 3 (1.28%) PDA
5 2 (0.85%) Informatics
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Handset
6 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.43%) NHS
6 1 (0.43%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.07%) Windows
2 22 (9.40%) Windows XP
3 12 (5.13%) UNIX
3 12 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.56%) Linux
7 4 (1.71%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.71%) Solaris
8 3 (1.28%) HPUX
8 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) zOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (100.00%) ITIL
2 60 (25.64%) Service Management
3 54 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 50 (21.37%) Service Delivery
5 40 (17.09%) Project Management
6 35 (14.96%) Incident Management
7 28 (11.97%) Configuration Management
8 24 (10.26%) Change Management
9 22 (9.40%) ITSM
10 12 (5.13%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.27%) Workflow
11 10 (4.27%) Change Control
12 9 (3.85%) Resource Management
12 9 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.85%) Six Sigma
13 8 (3.42%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.42%) Quality Management
14 7 (2.99%) Supplier Management
14 7 (2.99%) Asset Management
14 7 (2.99%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.55%) SQL
2 7 (2.99%) Java
3 6 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.14%) C
4 5 (2.14%) C#
4 5 (2.14%) VB
4 5 (2.14%) PHP
5 4 (1.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (17.52%) Degree
2 19 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.85%) PMP
5 9 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.99%) HNC
7 4 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.71%) MCSE
7 4 (1.71%) MCP
8 3 (1.28%) MCITP
8 3 (1.28%) HND
8 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.85%) MCDST
9 2 (0.85%) ISEB
10 1 (0.43%) MBCS
10 1 (0.43%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.54%) SLA
2 12 (5.13%) QA
3 5 (2.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.99%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (2.14%) WMI
3 4 (1.71%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.28%) OVSD
4 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.85%) SCCM
5 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.97%) Citrix
3 26 (11.11%) Remedy
4 23 (9.83%) VMware
5 22 (9.40%) Cisco
6 19 (8.12%) HP
7 16 (6.84%) Oracle
8 7 (2.99%) SAP
9 6 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.56%) BMC
10 5 (2.14%) Serena
10 5 (2.14%) IBM
10 5 (2.14%) Juniper
10 5 (2.14%) Informatica
10 5 (2.14%) Borland
11 4 (1.71%) JBoss
11 4 (1.71%) Sybase
11 4 (1.71%) NetApp
11 4 (1.71%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.28%) ComArch
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