The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills 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 V2 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 232 224 213
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£295 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.38% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £100
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +312.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ITIL V2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ITIL V2
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 V2 across the South East region.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL V2
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 V2 across the South East region.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL V2
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 V2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire - 3 £295 -
Berkshire -1 2 - - 2
Surrey -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
ITIL V2
England

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) ITSM
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) Avaya
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) CMS
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (23.53%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (23.53%) New Media
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (23.53%) WMI
5 4 (23.53%) StarTeam
6 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) PSTN
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) ISDN
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design Architect
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) New Media
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) MSF
7 1 (5.88%) MOF
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (11.76%) PMP
4 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) COBIT
3 1 (5.88%) BS15000
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (23.53%) WMI
2 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (29.41%) Avaya
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Kaseya
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Borland
4 2 (11.76%) BT