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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 189 212 222
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 50 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £143 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.89
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -8.78%
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
6655 6395 7074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.57% 71.98% 70.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3716 3487 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 249 331
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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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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 -4 15 £440 -7.36% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £350 +112.12%
Berkshire +5 7 £270 +1.88%
Surrey +5 6 £310 -0.80% 1
West Sussex - 2 £196 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Kent -7 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) ITIL
2 43 (42.57%) Security Cleared
3 38 (37.62%) Service Management
4 32 (31.68%) Service Delivery
5 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
6 19 (18.81%) Project Management
7 16 (15.84%) DV Cleared
8 15 (14.85%) ITSM
8 15 (14.85%) Windows
9 14 (13.86%) HP
10 12 (11.88%) Change Management
10 12 (11.88%) Six Sigma
11 11 (10.89%) UNIX
11 11 (10.89%) Problem Management
12 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (9.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (9.90%) Linux
12 10 (9.90%) SQL
13 9 (8.91%) MS Office
13 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
13 9 (8.91%) Cisco
13 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (7.92%) ITIL V2
14 8 (7.92%) Network Management
14 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
14 8 (7.92%) VMware
14 8 (7.92%) CRM
15 7 (6.93%) JSP
15 7 (6.93%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.95%) Lync
5 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.99%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Project
3 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.99%) Maximo
2 1 (0.99%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) SNMP
2 5 (4.95%) Network Security
3 2 (1.98%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) VLAN
4 1 (0.99%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) DataStage
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Legal
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Analyst
2 8 (7.92%) Problem Manager
2 8 (7.92%) Consultant
3 7 (6.93%) Service Manager
3 7 (6.93%) Architect
4 6 (5.94%) Incident Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Service Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (4.95%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Senior Incident Manager
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Service Management Consultant
6 4 (3.96%) Transition Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
6 4 (3.96%) Management Consultant
7 3 (2.97%) Change Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Process Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Network Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) JSP
2 1 (0.99%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) CMDB
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.99%) PMI
4 1 (0.99%) CESG
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) UNIX
3 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.90%) Linux
4 5 (4.95%) Solaris
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.96%) HPUX
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (37.62%) Service Management
3 32 (31.68%) Service Delivery
4 19 (18.81%) Project Management
5 15 (14.85%) ITSM
6 12 (11.88%) Change Management
6 12 (11.88%) Six Sigma
7 11 (10.89%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.92%) ITIL V2
10 8 (7.92%) Network Management
10 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.92%) CRM
11 6 (5.94%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.95%) Matrix Management
12 5 (4.95%) Security Architecture
13 4 (3.96%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (42.57%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.84%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.95%) MCSE
5 5 (4.95%) MCP
6 4 (3.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.99%) MCSA
8 1 (0.99%) CCNP
8 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.99%) PMP
8 1 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) BS15000
2 5 (4.95%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.94%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.94%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.96%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (3.96%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.99%) OVSD
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) HP
2 9 (8.91%) Cisco
3 8 (7.92%) VMware
4 7 (6.93%) Citrix
4 7 (6.93%) McAfee
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle
6 5 (4.95%) Sophos
6 5 (4.95%) Lumension
7 4 (3.96%) Remedy
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.96%) SAP
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) Symantec
9 2 (1.98%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.99%) Siebel
10 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.99%) JBoss
10 1 (0.99%) Juniper
10 1 (0.99%) BEA