The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 187 207 217
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 53 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 12
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£338 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £143 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - £32.89
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6696 5991 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.96% 70.82% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3666 3220 3261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 250 319
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
ITIL V3
England

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 1 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 1 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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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 17 £430 -9.47% 3
Berkshire +3 10 £313 -9.42%
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £450 +172.72% 4
Surrey +2 9 £310 +5.98% 3
West Sussex - 2 £196 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Kent -5 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 103 (100.00%) ITIL
2 40 (38.83%) Service Management
2 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
3 36 (34.95%) Service Delivery
4 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
5 19 (18.45%) Windows
6 16 (15.53%) ITSM
6 16 (15.53%) Project Management
6 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
7 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (12.62%) HP
8 13 (12.62%) UNIX
8 13 (12.62%) Change Management
9 12 (11.65%) Linux
9 12 (11.65%) SQL
9 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
11 10 (9.71%) CRM
11 10 (9.71%) MS Office
11 10 (9.71%) VMware
11 10 (9.71%) Six Sigma
11 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
12 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (8.74%) Hyper-V
12 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.74%) ITIL V2
12 9 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (8.74%) McAfee
12 9 (8.74%) Backup Exec

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) Lync
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.94%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.85%) MS Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.97%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.97%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) SNMP
2 5 (4.85%) Network Security
3 2 (1.94%) WAN
3 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.97%) VLAN
4 1 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) VPN
4 1 (0.97%) DNS
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.97%) DataStage
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.53%) Analyst
2 9 (8.74%) Service Manager
3 8 (7.77%) Applications Support
3 8 (7.77%) Consultant
3 8 (7.77%) Problem Manager
3 8 (7.77%) Applications Manager
4 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Manager
4 7 (6.80%) Support Manager
4 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) ITIL Manager
6 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.88%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.88%) Management Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.88%) Service Management Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Service Transition Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Designer
8 3 (2.91%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) JSP
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.97%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) CMDB
2 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) CESG
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) UNIX
3 12 (11.65%) Linux
3 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) Solaris
5 4 (3.88%) HPUX
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) ITIL
2 40 (38.83%) Service Management
3 36 (34.95%) Service Delivery
4 16 (15.53%) ITSM
4 16 (15.53%) Project Management
5 13 (12.62%) Change Management
6 10 (9.71%) CRM
6 10 (9.71%) Six Sigma
6 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
7 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (8.74%) ITIL V2
7 9 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.80%) Network Management
10 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Management
10 6 (5.83%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.85%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.88%) Matrix Management
12 4 (3.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (38.83%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
4 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.80%) MCSE
5 7 (6.80%) MCP
6 6 (5.83%) MCDST
7 5 (4.85%) Degree
8 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.94%) CCNA
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) PMP
10 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CCNP
10 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.88%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.83%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.83%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (5.83%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (3.88%) SCCM
3 4 (3.88%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) HP
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) VMware
4 9 (8.74%) McAfee
4 9 (8.74%) Cisco
4 9 (8.74%) Citrix
5 7 (6.80%) Lumension
5 7 (6.80%) Sophos
6 6 (5.83%) Oracle
7 4 (3.88%) SAP
7 4 (3.88%) Remedy
8 3 (2.91%) Symantec
8 3 (2.91%) IBM
9 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.94%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.97%) F5
10 1 (0.97%) Veeam
10 1 (0.97%) FrontRange
10 1 (0.97%) Juniper