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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 164 129 180
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +51
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 87 105 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 5.29% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 32
Average daily rate
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£399 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £179 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.82 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.62 £20.23 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -7.03%
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
2670 1985 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.47% 23.09% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1041 955
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 99 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +19 39 £313 +4.16% 4
Hampshire -25 13 £400 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire -2 10 £338 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 7 £410 +173.33% 5
Surrey -21 6 £400 -5.88% 2
East Sussex -5 5 £398 -
Kent -5 3 £375 +11.11% 2
West Sussex -8 2 £538 +10.54%
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 182 (100.00%) ITIL
2 53 (29.12%) Service Management
3 36 (19.78%) PRINCE2
4 31 (17.03%) Windows
4 31 (17.03%) Project Management
5 28 (15.38%) Finance
6 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 25 (13.74%) Telecoms
8 23 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (11.54%) ITSM
9 21 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 20 (10.99%) MS Office
11 17 (9.34%) Active Directory
12 16 (8.79%) Change Management
12 16 (8.79%) Security Cleared
13 15 (8.24%) SLA
13 15 (8.24%) VMware
14 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
14 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
14 14 (7.69%) Remedy
14 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (7.14%) Linux
15 13 (7.14%) CMDB
16 12 (6.59%) Degree
16 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (6.59%) Scrum
17 11 (6.04%) Incident Management
17 11 (6.04%) SQL
17 11 (6.04%) Citrix
17 11 (6.04%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.49%) Drupal
2 10 (5.49%) Apache
3 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.10%) Lync
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) CICS
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.99%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.10%) Maximo
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) VoIP
2 4 (2.20%) VPN
2 4 (2.20%) SAN
2 4 (2.20%) 3G
2 4 (2.20%) Firewall
3 3 (1.65%) 4G
3 3 (1.65%) Internet
3 3 (1.65%) WAN
3 3 (1.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.55%) PABX
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (5.49%) Bitbucket
1 10 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.10%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (15.38%) Finance
2 25 (13.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.20%) Electronics
3 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.20%) Marketing
4 3 (1.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Legal
4 3 (1.65%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) International Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (19.78%) Analyst
2 21 (11.54%) Service Manager
3 16 (8.79%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.79%) Service Analyst
4 14 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 11 (6.04%) Designer
6 10 (5.49%) Architect
7 9 (4.95%) Consultant
7 9 (4.95%) Change Manager
7 9 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Service Transition Manager
8 8 (4.40%) Change and Configuration Manager
8 8 (4.40%) Transition Manager
8 8 (4.40%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.30%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) XML
1 10 (5.49%) LAMP
1 10 (5.49%) REST
2 8 (4.40%) Web Services
3 3 (1.65%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.10%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.14%) CMDB
3 10 (5.49%) Open Source
4 4 (2.20%) DTV
5 2 (1.10%) PMI
5 2 (1.10%) Clustering
5 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.55%) Wiki
6 1 (0.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.03%) Windows
2 13 (7.14%) Linux
3 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.65%) UNIX
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.10%) AIX
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) ITIL
2 53 (29.12%) Service Management
3 36 (19.78%) PRINCE2
4 31 (17.03%) Project Management
5 23 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.54%) ITSM
7 16 (8.79%) Change Management
8 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.59%) Scrum
10 11 (6.04%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.49%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.49%) Identity Management
11 10 (5.49%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.49%) PRINCE
11 10 (5.49%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (5.49%) DevOps
12 9 (4.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.04%) SQL
2 10 (5.49%) Bash Shell
2 10 (5.49%) PHP
3 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.59%) Degree
3 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.75%) PMP
7 4 (2.20%) MCP
7 4 (2.20%) MCSE
8 3 (1.65%) CCNA
8 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.10%) ISEB
9 2 (1.10%) MCSA
10 1 (0.55%) CCNP
10 1 (0.55%) HND
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.49%) KVM
3 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) Vagrant
1 10 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.95%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.10%) WMI
3 2 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.55%) Netcool
4 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Foglight
4 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) Nessus
4 1 (0.55%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.24%) VMware
3 14 (7.69%) Remedy
4 11 (6.04%) Citrix
5 10 (5.49%) HP
5 10 (5.49%) BMC
6 9 (4.95%) Oracle
6 9 (4.95%) SAP
7 7 (3.85%) Cisco
8 5 (2.75%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.65%) IBM
9 3 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.10%) NetApp
10 2 (1.10%) Lotus
10 2 (1.10%) Borland
10 2 (1.10%) EMC
10 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.55%) Serena
11 1 (0.55%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.55%) Planview
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