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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 187 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 66 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 10
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£355 £325 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £246 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £389 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £379
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £15.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-7.66% -20.00%
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
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 32 £425 +30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 14 £258 -20.76% 1
West Sussex +6 11 £338 -23.29%
Berkshire +7 7 £425 +254.16%
Surrey -10 1 £338 +5.88%
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 48 (40.68%) Security Cleared
3 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
4 35 (29.66%) Windows
4 35 (29.66%) Project Management
4 35 (29.66%) Service Management
5 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (22.88%) Service Delivery
6 27 (22.88%) Six Sigma
7 22 (18.64%) JSP
7 22 (18.64%) MS Exchange
7 22 (18.64%) JSP 440
8 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (16.10%) Change Management
10 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 18 (15.25%) HP
11 17 (14.41%) SLA
12 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (12.71%) Active Directory
12 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.86%) Management Information System
13 14 (11.86%) Windows 7
14 13 (11.02%) MCSE
15 12 (10.17%) Cisco
15 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
15 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
16 11 (9.32%) CMDB
16 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
16 11 (9.32%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Office
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) assyst
2 2 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.85%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.85%) Maximo
3 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) VPN
2 6 (5.08%) LAN
2 6 (5.08%) SNMP
3 5 (4.24%) DHCP
3 5 (4.24%) Network Security
4 3 (2.54%) DSL
4 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.54%) DNS
4 3 (2.54%) SAN
5 2 (1.69%) HTTP
5 2 (1.69%) Wireless
5 2 (1.69%) ADSL
6 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.85%) DataStage
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) PVCS
1 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (19.49%) Analyst
2 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
3 7 (5.93%) Service Manager
3 7 (5.93%) Server Engineer
4 6 (5.08%) Service Analyst
4 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.24%) Network Engineer
5 5 (4.24%) Senior Manager
5 5 (4.24%) Process Analyst
5 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
5 5 (4.24%) Incident Manager
6 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (3.39%) Senior Incident Manager
6 4 (3.39%) Architect
6 4 (3.39%) Consultant
6 4 (3.39%) Transition Manager
6 4 (3.39%) Report Specialist
7 3 (2.54%) Applications Support
7 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.54%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) JSP
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.85%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.32%) CMDB
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.54%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) iPhone
5 3 (2.54%) iPad
6 2 (1.69%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.66%) Windows
2 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.86%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Linux
7 7 (5.93%) UNIX
8 5 (4.24%) Solaris
9 4 (3.39%) HPUX
9 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (29.66%) Project Management
2 35 (29.66%) Service Management
3 27 (22.88%) Service Delivery
3 27 (22.88%) Six Sigma
4 19 (16.10%) Change Management
5 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.78%) Network Management
8 7 (5.93%) Release Management
8 7 (5.93%) Validation
9 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.24%) ITSM
10 5 (4.24%) Operations Management
10 5 (4.24%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (3.39%) Data Entry
11 4 (3.39%) Security Architecture
11 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.02%) MCSE
5 11 (9.32%) MCP
6 10 (8.47%) DV Cleared
7 7 (5.93%) Degree
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.39%) CCNP
9 4 (3.39%) CCNA
10 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.69%) MCSA
12 1 (0.85%) HNC
12 1 (0.85%) HND
12 1 (0.85%) PMP
12 1 (0.85%) CCSA
12 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) JSP 440
2 17 (14.41%) SLA
3 8 (6.78%) QA
4 5 (4.24%) BS15000
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) WhatsUp Gold
1 6 (5.08%) SCCM
1 6 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.39%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) OVSD
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
1 18 (15.25%) HP
2 12 (10.17%) Cisco
3 10 (8.47%) McAfee
4 8 (6.78%) VMware
4 8 (6.78%) Remedy
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle
6 5 (4.24%) Symantec
6 5 (4.24%) Lumension
7 4 (3.39%) IBM
8 3 (2.54%) Citrix
8 3 (2.54%) Sophos
9 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.69%) SAP
10 1 (0.85%) Cognos
10 1 (0.85%) Siebel
10 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.85%) Juniper
10 1 (0.85%) BEA
10 1 (0.85%) i2