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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 216 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 45 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £246 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.73% -
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -7 17 £400 -6.97%
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £144 -68.00%
Berkshire +3 9 £363 +6.61% 2
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 - - 2
West Sussex -8 1 - -
Oxfordshire -24 1 £150 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 124 (100.00%) ITIL
2 50 (40.32%) Security Cleared
3 41 (33.06%) Service Management
4 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 38 (30.65%) SC Cleared
5 35 (28.23%) Project Management
6 27 (21.77%) ITSM
6 27 (21.77%) HP
7 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (19.35%) SLA
8 22 (17.74%) Windows
9 21 (16.94%) SQL
9 21 (16.94%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (16.94%) CCNA
10 20 (16.13%) LAN
11 19 (15.32%) DV Cleared
12 18 (14.52%) MS Office
12 18 (14.52%) Six Sigma
13 17 (13.71%) Service Delivery
13 17 (13.71%) JSP
13 17 (13.71%) CCNP
13 17 (13.71%) JSP 440
14 16 (12.90%) OVSD
14 16 (12.90%) Network Design
14 16 (12.90%) A+ Certification
14 16 (12.90%) MCSA
14 16 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (12.10%) Configuration Management
15 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.23%) SAS
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.61%) Lync
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (14.52%) MS Office
2 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.42%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (4.03%) WAN
2 5 (4.03%) Intranet
2 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 4 (3.23%) SNMP
4 3 (2.42%) SAN
4 3 (2.42%) Network Security
5 2 (1.61%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.61%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) DNS
6 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.81%) SSL
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) SSH
6 1 (0.81%) LDAP
6 1 (0.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.42%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.42%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.42%) Billing
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Analyst
2 15 (12.10%) Network Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.48%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.06%) Network Support
6 9 (7.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Consultant
6 9 (7.26%) Developer
7 7 (5.65%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.84%) Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) ITIL Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Applications Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) JSP
2 10 (8.06%) .NET
3 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.26%) MDX
4 6 (4.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) CMDB
3 9 (7.26%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.81%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (100.00%) ITIL
2 41 (33.06%) Service Management
3 35 (28.23%) Project Management
4 27 (21.77%) ITSM
5 18 (14.52%) Six Sigma
6 17 (13.71%) Service Delivery
7 16 (12.90%) Network Design
8 15 (12.10%) Configuration Management
9 14 (11.29%) Change Management
10 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.87%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.45%) Network Management
13 7 (5.65%) Asset Management
14 6 (4.84%) CRM
15 5 (4.03%) Incident Management
15 5 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
16 4 (3.23%) Release Management
16 4 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.94%) SQL
2 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
2 9 (7.26%) X++
2 9 (7.26%) C#
3 2 (1.61%) C
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
4 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (40.32%) Security Cleared
2 38 (30.65%) SC Cleared
3 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (16.94%) CCNA
4 21 (16.94%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (15.32%) DV Cleared
6 17 (13.71%) CCNP
7 16 (12.90%) MCSA
7 16 (12.90%) A+ Certification
7 16 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
7 16 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (7.26%) Degree
9 8 (6.45%) MCSE
10 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (4.03%) APMP
11 4 (3.23%) MCITP
11 4 (3.23%) MCP
12 2 (1.61%) PMP
12 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.35%) SLA
2 17 (13.71%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) BS15000
4 1 (0.81%) GAMP
4 1 (0.81%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.42%) vSphere
4 2 (1.61%) XenApp
4 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.81%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) OVSD
2 4 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.42%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (2.42%) SCCM
4 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.77%) HP
3 13 (10.48%) Cisco
4 9 (7.26%) Tableau
5 7 (5.65%) Citrix
6 6 (4.84%) Oracle
6 6 (4.84%) VMware
7 3 (2.42%) Remedy
7 3 (2.42%) Adobe
7 3 (2.42%) BT
8 2 (1.61%) McAfee
8 2 (1.61%) Symantec
8 2 (1.61%) AppSense
8 2 (1.61%) Lumension
9 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.81%) SAP
9 1 (0.81%) Avaya
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) EMC