The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 766 799 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.81% 8.94% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 12.26% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 373 237
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 71
Average hourly rate £16.70 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -13.60%
ITIL
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
7404 6516 5534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.50% 72.91% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3477 2712
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 272 307
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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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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
Berkshire +4 207 £400 +12.28% 48
Buckinghamshire +1 138 £328 -3.67% 17
Hampshire -18 137 £368 +7.29% 50
Surrey 0 116 £319 -20.31% 37
Oxfordshire +8 69 £383 +20.00% 12
West Sussex -2 56 £330 -2.22% 6
Kent -13 19 £450 +38.46% 14
East Sussex -8 11 £425 +21.42% 7
Sussex +7 7 £525 -
Middlesex -12 4 £313 -23.78% 1
Home Counties +3 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 561 (33.37%) Windows
2 455 (27.07%) Microsoft
3 422 (25.10%) Security Cleared
4 397 (23.62%) Service Management
5 343 (20.40%) SC Cleared
6 324 (19.27%) Active Directory
7 268 (15.94%) Telecoms
8 246 (14.63%) PRINCE2
9 231 (13.74%) Cisco
10 227 (13.50%) Service Delivery
11 223 (13.27%) MS Excel
12 221 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 217 (12.91%) Project Management
14 216 (12.85%) MS Office
15 215 (12.79%) Finance
16 205 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 203 (12.08%) VMware
18 194 (11.54%) SLA
19 172 (10.23%) Degree
20 168 (9.99%) HP
21 160 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
22 158 (9.40%) Change Management
23 157 (9.34%) SQL
24 156 (9.28%) LAN
25 154 (9.16%) Windows 7
26 148 (8.80%) MS Exchange
27 145 (8.63%) WAN
28 137 (8.15%) Firewall
29 136 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
30 131 (7.79%) MCSE

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 148 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 80 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 72 (4.28%) IIS
4 53 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 50 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (1.67%) Lync
8 25 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.95%) CMS
12 15 (0.89%) IBM Notes
13 14 (0.83%) Apache
13 14 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (0.77%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.48%) GroupWise
Applications
1 223 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 216 (12.85%) MS Office
3 60 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 55 (3.27%) MS Project
5 36 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.59%) assyst
3 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.48%) RMDS
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.18%) Endur
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.73%) Office 365
2 21 (1.25%) SaaS
3 20 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.77%) IaaS
5 8 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.42%) PaaS
7 6 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.059%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 156 (9.28%) LAN
2 145 (8.63%) WAN
3 137 (8.15%) Firewall
4 106 (6.31%) DNS
5 97 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 94 (5.59%) DHCP
7 86 (5.12%) Internet
8 84 (5.00%) VPN
9 83 (4.94%) SAN
10 61 (3.63%) VoIP
11 60 (3.57%) Wireless
12 43 (2.56%) Network Security
13 41 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (2.44%) SSL
14 39 (2.32%) MPLS
14 39 (2.32%) OSPF
15 33 (1.96%) 3G
16 32 (1.90%) IP Telephony
17 31 (1.84%) BGP
17 31 (1.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 27 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.54%) DB2
11 8 (0.48%) EDRMS
11 8 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.36%) MySQL
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
14 5 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.42%) Bitbucket
2 7 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.42%) ClearCase
3 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.36%) PVCS
4 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.24%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.18%) JIRA
6 3 (0.18%) Selenium
6 3 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.12%) ERwin
8 1 (0.059%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.059%) MSI
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.059%) Fiddler
General
1 268 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 215 (12.79%) Finance
3 37 (2.20%) Retail
4 34 (2.02%) Billing
5 23 (1.37%) Legal
6 22 (1.31%) Banking
7 21 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.83%) Military
8 14 (0.83%) Marketing
9 13 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.65%) Advertising
11 10 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.54%) Back Office
13 7 (0.42%) Publishing
14 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.18%) Local Government
15 3 (0.18%) German Language
15 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 347 (20.64%) Analyst
2 152 (9.04%) Service Manager
3 121 (7.20%) Project Manager
4 117 (6.96%) Consultant
5 109 (6.48%) Service Analyst
6 107 (6.37%) Support Engineer
7 104 (6.19%) Support Analyst
8 92 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
9 79 (4.70%) Architect
10 77 (4.58%) 1st Line Support
10 77 (4.58%) Delivery Manager
11 61 (3.63%) Services Delivery Manager
12 49 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 48 (2.86%) Network Engineer
13 48 (2.86%) Transition Manager
14 45 (2.68%) Business Analyst
14 45 (2.68%) Security Consultant
15 43 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
15 43 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
16 41 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.33%) XML
2 51 (3.03%) HTML
3 25 (1.49%) .NET
4 22 (1.31%) Middleware
5 21 (1.25%) JSP
6 18 (1.07%) Web Services
7 16 (0.95%) REST
8 10 (0.59%) SOAP
8 10 (0.59%) LAMP
9 9 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.48%) CSS
10 8 (0.48%) Ajax
10 8 (0.48%) jQuery
10 8 (0.48%) Rendezvous
11 7 (0.42%) JMS
11 7 (0.42%) WSDL
12 5 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.30%) J2EE
12 5 (0.30%) Software Packaging
13 4 (0.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.03%) Clustering
4 38 (2.26%) CMDB
5 36 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 32 (1.90%) PKI
7 23 (1.37%) SecurID
8 17 (1.01%) Cryptography
8 17 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 16 (0.95%) PMI
9 16 (0.95%) Open Source
10 15 (0.89%) NHS
11 14 (0.83%) Replication
12 12 (0.71%) DTV
12 12 (0.71%) iPad
12 12 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (0.71%) FMCG
13 11 (0.65%) iPhone
14 10 (0.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 561 (33.37%) Windows
2 205 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (9.16%) Windows 7
4 120 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 112 (6.66%) Linux
6 95 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (3.45%) UNIX
8 54 (3.21%) Windows XP
9 33 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.31%) AIX
12 20 (1.19%) CentOS
13 12 (0.71%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.42%) Solaris
18 6 (0.36%) Windows NT
19 5 (0.30%) MVS
19 5 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (23.62%) Service Management
2 246 (14.63%) PRINCE2
3 227 (13.50%) Service Delivery
4 217 (12.91%) Project Management
5 158 (9.40%) Change Management
6 131 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 120 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 114 (6.78%) ITIL V3
9 108 (6.42%) ITSM
9 108 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 74 (4.40%) Problem Management
11 71 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (4.16%) Risk Management
13 69 (4.10%) eTOM
14 64 (3.81%) Change Control
15 60 (3.57%) Validation
16 59 (3.51%) Release Management
17 58 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 52 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
19 50 (2.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 157 (9.34%) SQL
2 112 (6.66%) PowerShell
3 58 (3.45%) VBScript
4 34 (2.02%) Java
5 32 (1.90%) C
6 24 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.31%) C#
8 18 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 17 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 13 (0.77%) PHP
11 12 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 12 (0.71%) VB
12 9 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.54%) VBA
12 9 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.54%) Perl
13 8 (0.48%) Python
14 5 (0.30%) C++
15 3 (0.18%) RPG
15 3 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 422 (25.10%) Security Cleared
2 343 (20.40%) SC Cleared
3 221 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 172 (10.23%) Degree
5 160 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 136 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
7 131 (7.79%) MCSE
8 108 (6.42%) DV Cleared
9 84 (5.00%) MCP
10 83 (4.94%) CCNA
11 77 (4.58%) MCITP
12 73 (4.34%) CCNP
13 67 (3.99%) CISSP
14 57 (3.39%) PMI Certification
15 52 (3.09%) MCSA
16 43 (2.56%) PMP
17 39 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 39 (2.32%) MCTS
18 37 (2.20%) VCP4
19 34 (2.02%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (11.54%) SLA
2 75 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 42 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.50%) QA
4 26 (1.55%) JSP 440
4 26 (1.55%) COBIT
5 21 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.24%) BS15000
9 2 (0.12%) COSO
9 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.059%) P3O
10 1 (0.059%) GAMP
10 1 (0.059%) GxP
System Software
1 324 (19.27%) Active Directory
2 129 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.78%) Firmware
4 30 (1.78%) vSphere
5 21 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 18 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.65%) XenApp
9 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (0.54%) vCloud
10 8 (0.48%) UAG
10 8 (0.48%) KVM
11 7 (0.42%) NFS
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.18%) OCFS2
15 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (3.39%) SCCM
2 44 (2.62%) SCOM
3 35 (2.08%) OVSD
4 34 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 29 (1.73%) Tivoli
6 18 (1.07%) OpenView
7 15 (0.89%) WSUS
7 15 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (0.77%) Nagios
10 12 (0.71%) WMI
10 12 (0.71%) Puppet
10 12 (0.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 11 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.65%) SCSM
12 9 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (0.42%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.42%) XenMobile
14 6 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 455 (27.07%) Microsoft
2 231 (13.74%) Cisco
3 203 (12.08%) VMware
4 168 (9.99%) HP
5 95 (5.65%) Citrix
6 85 (5.06%) Remedy
7 81 (4.82%) Oracle
8 60 (3.57%) F5
9 53 (3.15%) McAfee
10 52 (3.09%) CheckPoint
11 45 (2.68%) IBM
12 42 (2.50%) BMC
13 40 (2.38%) Juniper
14 38 (2.26%) CA
14 38 (2.26%) SAP
14 38 (2.26%) Symantec
15 30 (1.78%) Red Hat
15 30 (1.78%) NetApp
16 26 (1.55%) Dell
16 26 (1.55%) Apple
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - 315 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
The One Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Gold Group
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 7 days ago