The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 756 617 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.64% 7.26% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 10.27% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 290 254
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 46 48
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.65 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +16.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ITIL
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 across the South East region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ITIL
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 across the South East region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

ITIL
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 199 £375 +14.50% 50
Hampshire +8 184 £315 -10.00% 46
Surrey -5 112 £375 +7.14% 34
Buckinghamshire -7 101 £325 +4.00% 25
West Sussex +13 38 £363 +3.20% 16
Middlesex -1 38 £396 -12.00% 4
Oxfordshire -12 28 £325 -23.52% 10
Kent +16 20 £350 +9.80% 11
East Sussex -15 12 £388 +21.53% 2
Sussex - 2 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ITIL 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.

1 456 (31.28%) Windows
2 363 (24.90%) Service Management
3 337 (23.11%) Microsoft
4 242 (16.60%) Security Cleared
5 240 (16.46%) Active Directory
6 238 (16.32%) Project Management
7 234 (16.05%) ITIL Certification
8 232 (15.91%) PRINCE2
9 214 (14.68%) Service Delivery
10 208 (14.27%) Telecoms
11 186 (12.76%) Degree
12 183 (12.55%) MS Excel
13 182 (12.48%) MS Office
14 169 (11.59%) SC Cleared
15 165 (11.32%) SLA
16 157 (10.77%) VMware
17 156 (10.70%) Finance
18 152 (10.43%) Change Management
19 149 (10.22%) SQL
20 147 (10.08%) Windows 7
21 143 (9.81%) Windows Server 2008
22 132 (9.05%) ITSM
23 129 (8.85%) Citrix
24 126 (8.64%) Incident Management
25 124 (8.50%) Oracle
26 122 (8.37%) Windows XP
26 122 (8.37%) Cisco
27 117 (8.02%) Remedy
28 116 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
29 112 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 104 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 79 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (2.40%) Lync
4 35 (2.40%) IIS
5 29 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 23 (1.58%) Apache
8 21 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 14 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.89%) Live Communications Server
12 12 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.82%) SAS
13 10 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.62%) CMS
15 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 183 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 182 (12.48%) MS Office
3 44 (3.02%) MS Project
4 24 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (1.65%) Maximo
3 17 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.55%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.34%) SAP SM
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.14%) assyst
9 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.069%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.069%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.069%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.069%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.069%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.26%) SaaS
2 13 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (0.89%) Office 365
3 6 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.49%) WAN
2 67 (4.60%) LAN
2 67 (4.60%) VPN
3 66 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 66 (4.53%) Firewall
4 64 (4.39%) DNS
5 61 (4.18%) SAN
6 57 (3.91%) Internet
7 33 (2.26%) DHCP
7 33 (2.26%) VoIP
8 31 (2.13%) LDAP
9 24 (1.65%) SSL
10 21 (1.44%) MPLS
11 20 (1.37%) HTTP
12 19 (1.30%) Wireless
13 18 (1.23%) Network Security
14 17 (1.17%) VLAN
15 15 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (0.89%) BGP
16 13 (0.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.10%) DB2
7 15 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (0.75%) MySQL
10 11 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.62%) SQLPlus
11 9 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.41%) QlikView
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 12 (0.82%) JIRA
3 8 (0.55%) Hudson
4 7 (0.48%) Maven
5 6 (0.41%) StarTeam
5 6 (0.41%) ClearCase
5 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.27%) Selenium
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.21%) Ant
8 2 (0.14%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.14%) NUnit
9 1 (0.069%) LSMW
9 1 (0.069%) MSI
9 1 (0.069%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.069%) Toad
9 1 (0.069%) JUnit
9 1 (0.069%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
General
1 208 (14.27%) Telecoms
2 156 (10.70%) Finance
3 30 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 28 (1.92%) Retail
5 23 (1.58%) Banking
6 17 (1.17%) Marketing
7 10 (0.69%) Publishing
7 10 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.62%) Military
8 9 (0.62%) Legal
8 9 (0.62%) Local Government
9 7 (0.48%) Advertising
10 6 (0.41%) German Language
11 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.34%) French Language
11 5 (0.34%) Back Office
11 5 (0.34%) Automotive
12 3 (0.21%) Front Office
12 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 329 (22.57%) Analyst
2 119 (8.16%) Service Manager
3 112 (7.68%) Project Manager
4 109 (7.48%) Service Analyst
5 103 (7.06%) Consultant
6 75 (5.14%) Support Analyst
7 67 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 64 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 55 (3.77%) Incident Manager
10 54 (3.70%) Architect
11 49 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
12 48 (3.29%) Administrator
13 40 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
13 40 (2.74%) Services Delivery Manager
14 39 (2.67%) Coordinator
15 38 (2.61%) 1st Line Support
16 36 (2.47%) Applications Support
17 35 (2.40%) Developer
17 35 (2.40%) Desktop Support
18 32 (2.19%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.91%) Web Services
2 47 (3.22%) .NET
3 38 (2.61%) XML
4 36 (2.47%) HTML
5 27 (1.85%) Middleware
6 25 (1.71%) CSS
7 21 (1.44%) ASP.NET
8 18 (1.23%) SOAP
8 18 (1.23%) Ajax
9 15 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.75%) COM
11 10 (0.69%) J2EE
12 7 (0.48%) Software Packaging
12 7 (0.48%) jQuery
13 6 (0.41%) JSP
14 5 (0.34%) ODBC
14 5 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
15 4 (0.27%) JSON
15 4 (0.27%) WCF
16 3 (0.21%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.18%) Management Information System
2 58 (3.98%) Blackberry
3 38 (2.61%) CMDB
4 37 (2.54%) Replication
5 22 (1.51%) Clustering
6 21 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.37%) NHS
8 19 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.03%) FMCG
10 14 (0.96%) PKI
11 13 (0.89%) Physics
11 13 (0.89%) Smart Meter
12 12 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.82%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.75%) Handset
14 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.69%) PMI
15 8 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.41%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 456 (31.28%) Windows
2 147 (10.08%) Windows 7
3 143 (9.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (8.37%) Windows XP
5 116 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (6.93%) Linux
7 96 (6.58%) UNIX
8 45 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.44%) Solaris
10 19 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.03%) AIX
12 13 (0.89%) Windows 2000
13 11 (0.75%) SUSE
14 9 (0.62%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.55%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.27%) HPUX
18 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (24.90%) Service Management
2 238 (16.32%) Project Management
3 232 (15.91%) PRINCE2
4 214 (14.68%) Service Delivery
5 152 (10.43%) Change Management
6 132 (9.05%) ITSM
7 126 (8.64%) Incident Management
8 99 (6.79%) ITIL V3
9 86 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 73 (5.01%) Configuration Management
11 68 (4.66%) Problem Management
12 61 (4.18%) Change Control
13 60 (4.12%) PRINCE
13 60 (4.12%) Migration
14 54 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (3.09%) Asset Management
16 43 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (2.81%) ERP
18 39 (2.67%) CRM
18 39 (2.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (10.22%) SQL
2 59 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 49 (3.36%) Java
4 33 (2.26%) Shell Script
5 32 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 30 (2.06%) C
7 24 (1.65%) Perl
8 22 (1.51%) VB
9 19 (1.30%) C#
9 19 (1.30%) VBScript
10 18 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 14 (0.96%) PHP
12 8 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.48%) VBA
14 6 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.41%) Delphi
15 4 (0.27%) VB6
16 3 (0.21%) ABAP
17 2 (0.14%) JCL
17 2 (0.14%) Jython
Qualifications
1 242 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 234 (16.05%) ITIL Certification
3 186 (12.76%) Degree
4 169 (11.59%) SC Cleared
5 112 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (4.12%) DV Cleared
7 58 (3.98%) MCSE
8 45 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 37 (2.54%) PMI Certification
10 35 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (2.19%) PMP
11 32 (2.19%) ISEB
12 26 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 25 (1.71%) CCNA
14 24 (1.65%) MCITP
15 23 (1.58%) MCP
16 17 (1.17%) CCNP
16 17 (1.17%) MCTS
17 16 (1.10%) MCSA
18 11 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (11.32%) SLA
2 43 (2.95%) QA
3 34 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.44%) COBIT
5 17 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 16 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.41%) BS15000
9 5 (0.34%) TickIT
9 5 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.34%) COSO
10 4 (0.27%) BS25999
10 4 (0.27%) GxP
11 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.069%) P3O
12 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.069%) JSP 440
System Software
1 240 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 98 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.13%) vSphere
5 27 (1.85%) XenApp
6 19 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 18 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (0.48%) vCloud
13 3 (0.21%) KVM
13 3 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 61 (4.18%) SCCM
2 47 (3.22%) SCOM
3 40 (2.74%) NetBackup
4 22 (1.51%) Tivoli
5 21 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 21 (1.44%) HP UCMDB
6 14 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (0.89%) HP SIM
8 11 (0.75%) OVSD
9 10 (0.69%) Data Guard
9 10 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (0.62%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.62%) WSUS
10 9 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (0.62%) SCDPM
11 8 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.41%) WMI
13 6 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 337 (23.11%) Microsoft
2 157 (10.77%) VMware
3 129 (8.85%) Citrix
4 124 (8.50%) Oracle
5 122 (8.37%) Cisco
6 117 (8.02%) Remedy
7 111 (7.61%) HP
8 76 (5.21%) SAP
9 59 (4.05%) IBM
10 44 (3.02%) BMC
11 43 (2.95%) Symantec
12 35 (2.40%) Red Hat
13 33 (2.26%) ServiceNow
14 31 (2.13%) NetApp
15 27 (1.85%) EMC
16 26 (1.78%) McAfee
17 22 (1.51%) Intel
18 21 (1.44%) Lotus
18 21 (1.44%) CheckPoint
19 20 (1.37%) Sun
South East
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £90 to £100 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £290 to £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Allied Worldwide
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 16 days ago