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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 184 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 75 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 16
Average daily rate
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£285 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +101.92%
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
7453 6700 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.07% 72.06% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 3736 3118
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 260 258
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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
Buckinghamshire +11 23 £309 - 4
Hampshire +12 22 £240 -38.65%
West Sussex -15 14 £288 -39.63%
Surrey +9 6 £260 -50.47%
Berkshire -12 5 £388 +13.97% 2
Middlesex +4 3 £387 +10.57%
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 125 (100.00%) ITIL
2 47 (37.60%) Security Cleared
3 43 (34.40%) SC Cleared
4 39 (31.20%) Service Management
5 37 (29.60%) Project Management
6 34 (27.20%) Microsoft
7 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (20.00%) SLA
8 25 (20.00%) Windows
9 22 (17.60%) Service Delivery
10 21 (16.80%) CCNA
10 21 (16.80%) HP
10 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
12 18 (14.40%) Change Management
12 18 (14.40%) ITSM
13 17 (13.60%) Validation
13 17 (13.60%) LAN
13 17 (13.60%) CCNP
14 16 (12.80%) A+ Certification
14 16 (12.80%) Configuration Management
14 16 (12.80%) MCSA
14 16 (12.80%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (12.80%) Network Design
15 15 (12.00%) MS Office
15 15 (12.00%) Cisco
16 13 (10.40%) Six Sigma
16 13 (10.40%) JSP
16 13 (10.40%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.20%) SAS
6 2 (1.60%) Lync
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (12.00%) MS Office
2 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) SPSS
4 1 (0.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) assyst
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) LAN
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (3.20%) Intranet
3 4 (3.20%) SNMP
4 3 (2.40%) WAN
4 3 (2.40%) Network Security
5 2 (1.60%) SAN
6 1 (0.80%) Firewall
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.80%) OSPF
6 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.80%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (16.80%) Support Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.00%) Network Support
6 9 (7.20%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.80%) IT Support
7 6 (4.80%) Configuration Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) Release Manager
8 5 (4.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (3.20%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.20%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) JSP
2 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
2 9 (7.20%) .NET
2 9 (7.20%) MDX
3 4 (3.20%) Web Services
4 1 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) CMDB
3 9 (7.20%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.40%) Linux
8 2 (1.60%) UNIX
9 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (100.00%) ITIL
2 39 (31.20%) Service Management
3 37 (29.60%) Project Management
4 22 (17.60%) Service Delivery
5 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
6 18 (14.40%) Change Management
6 18 (14.40%) ITSM
7 17 (13.60%) Validation
8 16 (12.80%) Configuration Management
8 16 (12.80%) Network Design
9 13 (10.40%) Six Sigma
10 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.40%) CRM
12 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.60%) Network Management
13 6 (4.80%) Incident Management
14 4 (3.20%) Line Management
14 4 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.40%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) C#
2 9 (7.20%) T-SQL
2 9 (7.20%) X++
3 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (37.60%) Security Cleared
2 43 (34.40%) SC Cleared
3 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (16.80%) CCNA
4 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (13.60%) CCNP
6 16 (12.80%) A+ Certification
6 16 (12.80%) MCSA
6 16 (12.80%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (10.40%) DV Cleared
8 12 (9.60%) MCSE
9 11 (8.80%) Degree
10 9 (7.20%) PMP
10 9 (7.20%) PMI Certification
10 9 (7.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (4.80%) MCP
12 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (4.00%) APMP
13 4 (3.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.00%) SLA
2 13 (10.40%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.80%) BS15000
4 1 (0.80%) GAMP
4 1 (0.80%) GxP
4 1 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) OVSD
2 4 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.20%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.40%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.80%) HP
3 15 (12.00%) Cisco
4 9 (7.20%) Remedy
4 9 (7.20%) McAfee
4 9 (7.20%) Tableau
5 5 (4.00%) VMware
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle
7 3 (2.40%) BT
7 3 (2.40%) Citrix
7 3 (2.40%) Sophos
7 3 (2.40%) Lumension
8 2 (1.60%) Avaya
8 2 (1.60%) IBM
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) Cognos
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.80%) EMC
9 1 (0.80%) i2
9 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint