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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 186 105 155
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +50
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 69 136 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 1.62% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 6.54% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 71 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £348 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £21.50 £57.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -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
2567 2078 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 24.72% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 988 739
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 113 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -22 22 £500 +33.33% 14
Hampshire -28 18 £400 +14.28% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 15 £325 +116.66% 6
Surrey -24 6 £425 +22.47% 8
Oxfordshire -17 5 £423 -
Kent -17 2 £280 +115.38% 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (23.72%) Service Management
3 33 (21.15%) Telecoms
4 30 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 29 (18.59%) SLA
5 29 (18.59%) Windows
6 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.74%) Service Delivery
6 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
7 22 (14.10%) Finance
8 21 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (12.82%) Remedy
9 20 (12.82%) Project Management
9 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
10 19 (12.18%) Performance Analysis
11 18 (11.54%) HP
11 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
11 18 (11.54%) VMware
12 17 (10.90%) MS Office
12 17 (10.90%) SC Cleared
13 16 (10.26%) ITSM
14 14 (8.97%) Incident Management
14 14 (8.97%) CMDB
14 14 (8.97%) Linux
15 13 (8.33%) Degree
15 13 (8.33%) Scrum
15 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (7.69%) Change Management
16 12 (7.69%) SOA
17 11 (7.05%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (6.41%) Apache
1 10 (6.41%) Drupal
2 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.56%) CMS
4 2 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.90%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) 3G
2 8 (5.13%) Firewall
3 6 (3.85%) 4G
3 6 (3.85%) VoIP
4 5 (3.21%) WAN
4 5 (3.21%) Internet
4 5 (3.21%) LAN
5 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.28%) VPN
7 2 (1.28%) DNS
7 2 (1.28%) DHCP
8 1 (0.64%) Extranet
8 1 (0.64%) SAN
8 1 (0.64%) PABX
8 1 (0.64%) MPLS
8 1 (0.64%) Network Security
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.64%) LTE
8 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.56%) DB2
4 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.92%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.92%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.64%) Big Data
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.64%) DataStax
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.05%) Bitbucket
2 10 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.56%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 33 (21.15%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.10%) Finance
3 6 (3.85%) Billing
4 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 4 (2.56%) Electronics
4 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (20.51%) Analyst
2 20 (12.82%) Service Manager
3 15 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
4 14 (8.97%) Services Delivery Manager
5 13 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 12 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.41%) Change Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Team Leader
8 9 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Change and Configuration Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Designer
9 8 (5.13%) Configuration Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Transition Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Incident Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Architect
11 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.56%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.41%) XML
1 10 (6.41%) LAMP
1 10 (6.41%) REST
2 6 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (1.92%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) jQuery
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) CMDB
2 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.41%) Open Source
4 4 (2.56%) New Media
4 4 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (2.56%) DTV
5 3 (1.92%) PMI
6 2 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.64%) Wiki
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.59%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) Linux
3 7 (4.49%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.21%) AIX
6 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.92%) UNIX
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (23.72%) Service Management
3 23 (14.74%) Service Delivery
4 21 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.82%) Project Management
5 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
6 19 (12.18%) Performance Analysis
7 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 16 (10.26%) ITSM
9 14 (8.97%) Incident Management
10 13 (8.33%) Scrum
11 12 (7.69%) Change Management
11 12 (7.69%) SOA
12 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.41%) Identity Management
13 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.41%) DevOps
14 9 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (5.13%) Time Management
15 8 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.41%) PHP
1 10 (6.41%) SQL
1 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.21%) C
3 4 (2.56%) Java
4 3 (1.92%) ABAP
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) Degree
4 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.21%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) MCP
5 5 (3.21%) MCSE
5 5 (3.21%) PMP
6 3 (1.92%) ISEB
6 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.28%) CCNA
7 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) MCSA
8 1 (0.64%) HND
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) COBIT
3 1 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.41%) KVM
3 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.41%) Vagrant
3 9 (5.77%) Puppet
4 4 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (2.56%) WMI
5 2 (1.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) Foglight
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Nessus
6 1 (0.64%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) Remedy
3 18 (11.54%) VMware
3 18 (11.54%) HP
4 10 (6.41%) BMC
5 9 (5.77%) SAP
6 8 (5.13%) Citrix
7 5 (3.21%) Oracle
7 5 (3.21%) IBM
8 4 (2.56%) Cisco
8 4 (2.56%) Avaya
9 3 (1.92%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.92%) Borland
10 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.28%) Lotus
11 1 (0.64%) NetApp
11 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.64%) Juniper
11 1 (0.64%) Dell
11 1 (0.64%) Tripwire
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