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 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
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 762 588 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.30% 6.95% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.38% 9.81% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 262 245
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 71 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £27.50 £46.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
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
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 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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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 +9 194 £350 +7.69% 36
Hampshire +7 189 £363 -3.33% 35
Buckinghamshire -4 121 £350 +21.73% 18
Surrey -9 85 £338 -6.89% 39
West Sussex +9 57 £225 -40.00% 14
Oxfordshire +1 36 £375 +17.18% 13
East Sussex +17 29 £375 +15.38% 8
Kent +4 24 £275 -9.09% 16
Middlesex -10 10 £336 -17.98% 2
Sussex - 4 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
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 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.

1 495 (33.70%) Windows
2 361 (24.57%) Microsoft
3 347 (23.62%) Service Management
4 293 (19.95%) Security Cleared
5 283 (19.26%) Active Directory
6 222 (15.11%) Project Management
7 213 (14.50%) PRINCE2
8 209 (14.23%) Service Delivery
9 206 (14.02%) SC Cleared
10 204 (13.89%) MS Office
11 190 (12.93%) Finance
12 183 (12.46%) ITIL Certification
13 179 (12.19%) MS Excel
14 165 (11.23%) Windows 7
15 157 (10.69%) SQL
16 156 (10.62%) VMware
17 155 (10.55%) SLA
18 153 (10.42%) Telecoms
18 153 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 145 (9.87%) ITSM
20 142 (9.67%) Cisco
20 142 (9.67%) Citrix
21 137 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 128 (8.71%) Oracle
23 126 (8.58%) MS Exchange
24 122 (8.30%) Change Management
25 121 (8.24%) HP
25 121 (8.24%) Degree
26 112 (7.62%) Linux
27 111 (7.56%) Windows XP

ITIL
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 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
1 126 (8.58%) MS Exchange
2 92 (6.26%) SharePoint
3 69 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (2.65%) Lync
5 35 (2.38%) IIS
6 30 (2.04%) IBM Notes
7 29 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.57%) WebLogic
11 18 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
13 14 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.75%) Apache
15 9 (0.61%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.61%) CMS
16 8 (0.54%) Documentum
16 8 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 204 (13.89%) MS Office
2 179 (12.19%) MS Excel
3 48 (3.27%) MS Project
4 46 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.61%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.54%) Maximo
4 8 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
5 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.34%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.20%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.20%) SAP SM
8 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.14%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.068%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.77%) SaaS
2 21 (1.43%) Office 365
3 17 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.75%) IaaS
5 11 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 100 (6.81%) Firewall
2 93 (6.33%) WAN
3 76 (5.17%) LAN
4 72 (4.90%) DNS
5 66 (4.49%) SAN
6 65 (4.42%) Internet
7 62 (4.22%) TCP/IP
8 57 (3.88%) VPN
9 45 (3.06%) DHCP
10 31 (2.11%) VoIP
11 30 (2.04%) MPLS
11 30 (2.04%) Network Security
12 28 (1.91%) Wireless
13 21 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (1.29%) SSL
16 17 (1.16%) OSPF
17 15 (1.02%) HTTP
17 15 (1.02%) LDAP
17 15 (1.02%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 28 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.88%) SQLPlus
11 12 (0.82%) MySQL
11 12 (0.82%) DB2
12 10 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.48%) DataStage
15 6 (0.41%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (0.68%) MSI
2 9 (0.61%) StarTeam
3 7 (0.48%) Selenium
4 5 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.34%) Hudson
4 5 (0.34%) Maven
4 5 (0.34%) JIRA
5 4 (0.27%) Toad
5 4 (0.27%) Ant
5 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.20%) Gradle
6 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.20%) NUnit
6 3 (0.20%) JUnit
6 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.14%) ERwin
7 2 (0.14%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 190 (12.93%) Finance
2 153 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.72%) Retail
4 21 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (1.02%) Banking
7 14 (0.95%) Marketing
8 13 (0.88%) Advertising
9 12 (0.82%) Military
10 11 (0.75%) Billing
10 11 (0.75%) Legal
11 7 (0.48%) Local Government
11 7 (0.48%) Back Office
11 7 (0.48%) Publishing
12 5 (0.34%) Front Office
12 5 (0.34%) Electronics
13 4 (0.27%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 360 (24.51%) Analyst
2 110 (7.49%) Service Analyst
3 95 (6.47%) Project Manager
4 94 (6.40%) Service Manager
5 83 (5.65%) Support Analyst
6 77 (5.24%) Support Engineer
7 74 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 72 (4.90%) Architect
9 70 (4.77%) Consultant
10 60 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
11 56 (3.81%) Administrator
12 50 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 45 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 43 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
14 43 (2.93%) Business Analyst
15 39 (2.65%) Developer
15 39 (2.65%) Desktop Support
16 37 (2.52%) Incident Manager
17 36 (2.45%) Help Desk Support
17 36 (2.45%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.93%) Web Services
2 35 (2.38%) XML
3 31 (2.11%) Middleware
4 29 (1.97%) .NET
5 24 (1.63%) HTML
6 21 (1.43%) CSS
7 20 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (1.09%) JSP
9 14 (0.95%) Ajax
10 13 (0.88%) ASP.NET
11 12 (0.82%) SOAP
12 11 (0.75%) Software Packaging
13 10 (0.68%) COM
14 9 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
15 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.48%) SAP Basis
16 5 (0.34%) REST
16 5 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
17 4 (0.27%) jQuery
18 3 (0.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.02%) Management Information System
2 53 (3.61%) Blackberry
3 44 (3.00%) CMDB
4 23 (1.57%) Replication
5 21 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 21 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 16 (1.09%) NHS
7 15 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 13 (0.88%) FMCG
8 13 (0.88%) PKI
8 13 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 12 (0.82%) Clustering
10 11 (0.75%) DTV
11 10 (0.68%) PMI
12 9 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.48%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.48%) iSeries
13 7 (0.48%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 495 (33.70%) Windows
2 165 (11.23%) Windows 7
3 153 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (7.62%) Linux
5 111 (7.56%) Windows XP
6 101 (6.88%) UNIX
7 96 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.09%) AIX
12 14 (0.95%) Solaris
13 9 (0.61%) Android
14 8 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.41%) HPUX
15 6 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (23.62%) Service Management
2 222 (15.11%) Project Management
3 213 (14.50%) PRINCE2
4 209 (14.23%) Service Delivery
5 145 (9.87%) ITSM
6 122 (8.30%) Change Management
7 109 (7.42%) Incident Management
8 103 (7.01%) ITIL V3
9 97 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 96 (6.54%) Configuration Management
11 69 (4.70%) Migration
12 53 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
12 53 (3.61%) CRM
13 52 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 52 (3.54%) Programme Management
14 50 (3.40%) Asset Management
15 48 (3.27%) TOGAF
16 45 (3.06%) PRINCE
17 41 (2.79%) Risk Management
17 41 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 157 (10.69%) SQL
2 54 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 51 (3.47%) Java
4 39 (2.65%) C
5 34 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 24 (1.63%) VB
7 22 (1.50%) VBScript
8 18 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 17 (1.16%) C#
9 17 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.88%) PHP
11 8 (0.54%) Perl
12 7 (0.48%) ABAP
13 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.27%) RPG
14 4 (0.27%) RPG IV
15 3 (0.20%) VB6
16 2 (0.14%) SAPscript
16 2 (0.14%) Python
16 2 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 293 (19.95%) Security Cleared
2 206 (14.02%) SC Cleared
3 183 (12.46%) ITIL Certification
4 137 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 121 (8.24%) Degree
6 85 (5.79%) MCSE
6 85 (5.79%) DV Cleared
7 66 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (3.40%) MCP
9 42 (2.86%) CCNA
10 33 (2.25%) PMI Certification
11 32 (2.18%) ISEB
12 31 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 29 (1.97%) CCNP
14 26 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 26 (1.77%) MCSA
15 25 (1.70%) MCITP
16 23 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 22 (1.50%) PMP
18 19 (1.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (10.55%) SLA
2 40 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 28 (1.91%) QA
5 17 (1.16%) COBIT
6 16 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.68%) BS15000
8 9 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.61%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.27%) BS25999
9 4 (0.27%) P3O
10 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.20%) BS7799
11 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.068%) COSO
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.068%) GxP
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 283 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 82 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.27%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.04%) vSphere
5 29 (1.97%) XenApp
6 15 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.61%) UAG
10 9 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 8 (0.54%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.41%) XenServer
13 5 (0.34%) OCFS2
14 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.20%) RHEV
15 3 (0.20%) Shibboleth
16 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 72 (4.90%) SCCM
2 32 (2.18%) Backup Exec
3 27 (1.84%) SCOM
3 27 (1.84%) HP UCMDB
4 22 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 16 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 16 (1.09%) WSUS
7 14 (0.95%) OVSD
8 13 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.68%) Nessus
11 9 (0.61%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.61%) SCVMM
11 9 (0.61%) WMI
12 8 (0.54%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 361 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 156 (10.62%) VMware
3 142 (9.67%) Cisco
3 142 (9.67%) Citrix
4 128 (8.71%) Oracle
5 121 (8.24%) HP
6 73 (4.97%) Remedy
7 64 (4.36%) SAP
8 59 (4.02%) ServiceNow
9 51 (3.47%) IBM
10 46 (3.13%) Symantec
11 41 (2.79%) BMC
12 40 (2.72%) CheckPoint
13 36 (2.45%) Red Hat
13 36 (2.45%) McAfee
14 32 (2.18%) Lotus
15 25 (1.70%) Juniper
16 24 (1.63%) Intel
17 21 (1.43%) EMC
18 19 (1.29%) Dell
Winchester, Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £365.3 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £14.75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 - £25780 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago