The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 131 115 156
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +41
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 152 163 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.64% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.10% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 97 51
Median daily rate £350 £303 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £374
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £15.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +19.82%
ITIL V3
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
7671 7763 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 78.00% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4375 3880
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 286 279
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the South East region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the South East region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 50 £255 -36.25% 7
Hampshire +11 48 £350 +27.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -27 17 £410 +25.67% 1
Oxfordshire +16 11 £390 +11.42% 3
West Sussex -33 11 £425 +41.66%
Surrey -11 6 £459 +76.44% 4
Middlesex -2 3 £315 -18.60%
East Sussex - 2 £388 - 3
Sussex - 2 £275 -
Kent - 1 £525 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 239 (100.00%) ITIL
2 90 (37.66%) Service Management
3 72 (30.13%) Microsoft
4 70 (29.29%) Security Cleared
5 69 (28.87%) PRINCE2
6 67 (28.03%) Project Management
7 57 (23.85%) SC Cleared
8 48 (20.08%) Service Delivery
9 45 (18.83%) Telecoms
9 45 (18.83%) MS Excel
10 36 (15.06%) HP
11 34 (14.23%) Management Information System
12 33 (13.81%) Change Management
12 33 (13.81%) Windows
13 28 (11.72%) ITSM
14 27 (11.30%) Degree
15 26 (10.88%) IIS
16 25 (10.46%) MS Project
16 25 (10.46%) Active Directory
16 25 (10.46%) Firewall
16 25 (10.46%) VMware
17 23 (9.62%) MS Office
18 22 (9.21%) DNS
18 22 (9.21%) Remedy
18 22 (9.21%) Configuration Management
19 21 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (8.79%) Problem Management
19 21 (8.79%) Service Design
20 20 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.88%) IIS
2 18 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.09%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.84%) Apache
8 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.84%) JBoss
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.46%) MS Project
3 23 (9.62%) MS Office
4 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Primavera
3 1 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) IaaS
1 7 (2.93%) Office 365
2 6 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) Firewall
2 22 (9.21%) DNS
3 18 (7.53%) Internet
4 16 (6.69%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (5.86%) FTP
5 14 (5.86%) NetScaler
5 14 (5.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (5.86%) SSL
6 10 (4.18%) LTE
6 10 (4.18%) VoLTE
7 8 (3.35%) 3G
7 8 (3.35%) 4G
8 7 (2.93%) LAN
8 7 (2.93%) WAN
9 6 (2.51%) DHCP
10 5 (2.09%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.09%) MPLS
10 5 (2.09%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.09%) VPN
10 5 (2.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.18%) JIRA
2 3 (1.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.84%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.84%) Checkstyle
3 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.84%) FindBugs
3 2 (0.84%) Gradle
3 2 (0.84%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.84%) JUnit
3 2 (0.84%) MSI
3 2 (0.84%) Selenium
3 2 (0.84%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 45 (18.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.11%) Finance
3 8 (3.35%) Back Office
4 6 (2.51%) Publishing
5 5 (2.09%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.67%) Legal
7 3 (1.26%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (25.10%) Analyst
2 36 (15.06%) Service Manager
3 24 (10.04%) Architect
3 24 (10.04%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.79%) Consultant
5 18 (7.53%) Service Transition Manager
5 18 (7.53%) Transition Manager
6 15 (6.28%) Service Analyst
6 15 (6.28%) Transition Analyst
7 14 (5.86%) Web Analyst
8 13 (5.44%) ITIL Consultant
9 12 (5.02%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Service Architect
9 12 (5.02%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 10 (4.18%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.18%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) XML
2 3 (1.26%) NHibernate
3 2 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.84%) Apache Camel
3 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) Entity Framework
3 2 (0.84%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.84%) Middleware
3 2 (0.84%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.84%) Spring
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.42%) Ajax
4 1 (0.42%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) J2EE
4 1 (0.42%) jQuery
4 1 (0.42%) LINQ
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.23%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.69%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.44%) Smart Meter
5 12 (5.02%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.18%) CMDB
6 10 (4.18%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (3.35%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.93%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.51%) PKI
10 5 (2.09%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.42%) PMI
12 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.81%) Windows
2 20 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.11%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.28%) Linux
5 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.51%) CentOS
8 6 (2.51%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.84%) Unix
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (100.00%) ITIL
2 90 (37.66%) Service Management
3 69 (28.87%) PRINCE2
4 67 (28.03%) Project Management
5 48 (20.08%) Service Delivery
6 33 (13.81%) Change Management
7 28 (11.72%) ITSM
8 22 (9.21%) Configuration Management
9 21 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.79%) Problem Management
9 21 (8.79%) Service Design
10 20 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.28%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.44%) Information Security
13 13 (5.44%) Release Management
13 13 (5.44%) Validation
14 12 (5.02%) Change Control
14 12 (5.02%) Data Analysis
15 11 (4.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.44%) SQL
2 5 (2.09%) VB
3 3 (1.26%) Java
3 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.26%) VBScript
4 2 (0.84%) C
4 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) C#
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 57 (23.85%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.30%) Degree
4 21 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.95%) MCSE
6 17 (7.11%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (4.60%) MCP
8 10 (4.18%) MCSA
9 9 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.77%) CISSP
10 8 (3.35%) CISM
10 8 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (2.93%) CISA
11 7 (2.93%) IISP
11 7 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.95%) SLA
2 12 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (4.60%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.77%) JSP 440
5 8 (3.35%) ISO 9001
6 7 (2.93%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (2.93%) ISO27005
7 3 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.84%) COBIT
9 1 (0.42%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 25 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.11%) UAG
4 8 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.93%) vSphere
6 5 (2.09%) Firmware
7 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.26%) NFS
8 3 (1.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.44%) SCCM
2 11 (4.60%) OVSD
3 4 (1.67%) SCOM
4 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.26%) Nagios
5 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.84%) MOM
5 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 72 (30.13%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.06%) HP
3 25 (10.46%) VMware
4 22 (9.21%) Remedy
5 19 (7.95%) Cisco
6 16 (6.69%) Amdocs
7 13 (5.44%) Ericsson
8 10 (4.18%) Intel Security
8 10 (4.18%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.77%) IBM
9 9 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.93%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.93%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (2.93%) Qualys
10 7 (2.93%) Tripwire
11 6 (2.51%) Citrix
11 6 (2.51%) Oracle
12 5 (2.09%) Dell
13 4 (1.67%) BMC
13 4 (1.67%) Symantec
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