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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 149 148 169
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 98 97 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.09% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% 4.52% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 34
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.88 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £30.85 £75.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +2.63%
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
2343 2148 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.25% 24.21% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1095 1047
Average daily rate £365 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 153
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.28 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 37 £400 +26.98% 4
Oxfordshire +16 13 £275 - 4
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £363 -44.23% 5
West Sussex +8 9 £455 -
East Sussex +3 8 £413 - 1
Hampshire -12 8 £369 +2.14% 3
Surrey -20 6 £393 +57.00% 4
Kent -3 3 £265 +103.84% 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
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ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 179 (100.00%) ITIL
2 52 (29.05%) Service Management
3 42 (23.46%) PRINCE2
4 36 (20.11%) Project Management
5 28 (15.64%) Windows
6 27 (15.08%) Finance
7 25 (13.97%) Telecoms
7 25 (13.97%) SharePoint
8 24 (13.41%) SQL
9 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
10 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
11 19 (10.61%) ITSM
11 19 (10.61%) Remedy
12 18 (10.06%) HP
13 16 (8.94%) SLA
13 16 (8.94%) Active Directory
14 15 (8.38%) Service Delivery
14 15 (8.38%) Degree
15 14 (7.82%) VMware
15 14 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (7.82%) Oracle
15 14 (7.82%) MS Office
15 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
16 13 (7.26%) Web Services
16 13 (7.26%) SAP
16 13 (7.26%) Citrix
16 13 (7.26%) PRINCE
16 13 (7.26%) Change Management
16 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
17 12 (6.70%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (13.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) Drupal
2 4 (2.23%) Apache
3 3 (1.68%) Lync
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) CICS
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) MS Office
1 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Project
2 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Maximo
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) VPN
2 8 (4.47%) WAN
3 6 (3.35%) SAN
3 6 (3.35%) LAN
4 5 (2.79%) VoIP
4 5 (2.79%) Firewall
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (2.23%) 3G
6 3 (1.68%) FTP
6 3 (1.68%) HTTP
6 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.68%) SMTP
6 3 (1.68%) SSH
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.12%) 4G
7 2 (1.12%) DHCP
7 2 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.56%) Broadband
8 1 (0.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.23%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (15.08%) Finance
2 25 (13.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.35%) Marketing
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Electronics
4 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) International Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (23.46%) Analyst
2 20 (11.17%) Service Manager
3 12 (6.70%) Incident Manager
3 12 (6.70%) Service Analyst
4 11 (6.15%) Architect
5 10 (5.59%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.03%) Developer
6 9 (5.03%) Administrator
7 8 (4.47%) Designer
7 8 (4.47%) Technical Manager
7 8 (4.47%) Consultant
7 8 (4.47%) DBA
7 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Technical Project Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Configuration Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) SQL DBA
8 7 (3.91%) Transition Manager
8 7 (3.91%) ServiceNow Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Service Transition Manager
9 5 (2.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.26%) Web Services
2 8 (4.47%) .NET
3 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.23%) REST
4 4 (2.23%) LAMP
4 4 (2.23%) XML
5 3 (1.68%) Middleware
5 3 (1.68%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.91%) Replication
1 7 (3.91%) CMDB
2 4 (2.23%) Open Source
2 4 (2.23%) DTV
3 3 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) PDA
5 1 (0.56%) Wiki
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.64%) Windows
2 8 (4.47%) Windows 7
2 8 (4.47%) Windows XP
3 7 (3.91%) Linux
4 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.68%) UNIX
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (100.00%) ITIL
2 52 (29.05%) Service Management
3 42 (23.46%) PRINCE2
4 36 (20.11%) Project Management
5 19 (10.61%) ITSM
6 15 (8.38%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.26%) PRINCE
8 13 (7.26%) Change Management
9 12 (6.70%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.70%) Workflow
9 12 (6.70%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.03%) Content Management
12 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.91%) Asset Management
13 7 (3.91%) ITIL V2
13 7 (3.91%) Web Application Development
14 6 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.41%) SQL
2 10 (5.59%) PHP
3 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.91%) Java
5 6 (3.35%) C
5 6 (3.35%) C#
5 6 (3.35%) VB
6 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.38%) Degree
3 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.68%) MCP
6 3 (1.68%) ISEB
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.12%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MBCS
8 1 (0.56%) CIPD
8 1 (0.56%) CITP
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) SLA
2 7 (3.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.23%) KVM
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) WMI
1 7 (3.91%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.68%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.61%) Remedy
3 18 (10.06%) HP
4 14 (7.82%) VMware
4 14 (7.82%) Oracle
5 13 (7.26%) SAP
5 13 (7.26%) Citrix
6 11 (6.15%) ServiceNow
7 9 (5.03%) BMC
8 7 (3.91%) Cisco
8 7 (3.91%) Borland
8 7 (3.91%) Serena
9 3 (1.68%) IBM
9 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.68%) NetApp
10 2 (1.12%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.12%) ComArch
10 2 (1.12%) Juniper
10 2 (1.12%) EMC
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