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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 710 614 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.66% 7.02% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% 9.79% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 276 302
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £189 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 90 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
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
6787 6273 7170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.21% 71.73% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3849 3487 3414
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 248 322
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +13 188 £375 +14.50% 40
Hampshire +5 175 £363 +3.57% 46
Buckinghamshire -5 101 £290 -3.33% 27
Surrey -11 85 £315 -7.35% 39
West Sussex +8 38 £270 -16.92% 5
Oxfordshire +4 38 £390 +25.80% 16
East Sussex +7 34 £275 -26.66% 2
Kent -1 23 £275 -31.25% 17
Middlesex +5 15 £500 +16.27% 3
Sussex - 3 - -
Thames Valley +3 1 £285 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 481 (33.64%) Windows
2 380 (26.57%) Microsoft
3 351 (24.55%) Service Management
4 290 (20.28%) Security Cleared
5 284 (19.86%) Active Directory
6 214 (14.97%) PRINCE2
7 204 (14.27%) MS Office
8 195 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 193 (13.50%) Service Delivery
9 193 (13.50%) Project Management
10 183 (12.80%) Finance
11 181 (12.66%) MS Excel
12 164 (11.47%) ITIL Certification
13 158 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 157 (10.98%) VMware
15 155 (10.84%) Windows 7
16 151 (10.56%) Telecoms
16 151 (10.56%) Cisco
17 141 (9.86%) SLA
18 135 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 134 (9.37%) ITSM
20 132 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
21 131 (9.16%) HP
22 127 (8.88%) SQL
23 124 (8.67%) Citrix
24 116 (8.11%) Degree
25 115 (8.04%) MS Exchange
26 109 (7.62%) Oracle
27 108 (7.55%) Change Management
28 107 (7.48%) Firewall

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 115 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 84 (5.87%) SharePoint
3 55 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (2.94%) IIS
5 30 (2.10%) Lync
6 24 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 23 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 20 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.05%) Apache
12 13 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.56%) Documentum
14 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 204 (14.27%) MS Office
2 181 (12.66%) MS Excel
3 57 (3.99%) MS Visio
4 56 (3.92%) MS Project
5 32 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 9 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 9 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.42%) Maximo
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.21%) assyst
8 3 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.21%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.21%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.070%) Staffware
10 1 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.47%) Office 365
2 18 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.12%) SaaS
4 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.77%) IaaS
6 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.48%) Firewall
2 85 (5.94%) SAN
3 84 (5.87%) WAN
4 77 (5.38%) LAN
4 77 (5.38%) DNS
5 64 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 57 (3.99%) Internet
7 52 (3.64%) DHCP
8 43 (3.01%) VPN
9 30 (2.10%) VoIP
9 30 (2.10%) MPLS
10 28 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (1.82%) Network Security
12 23 (1.61%) Wireless
13 21 (1.47%) OSPF
14 16 (1.12%) BGP
14 16 (1.12%) 3G
14 16 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.98%) HTTP
15 14 (0.98%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 21 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.70%) DB2
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.63%) SQLPlus
9 9 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.56%) MySQL
10 8 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.49%) DataStage
11 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (0.70%) MSI
2 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.49%) StarTeam
4 6 (0.42%) Selenium
5 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.35%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.28%) Gradle
6 4 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.28%) JUnit
6 4 (0.28%) Maven
7 3 (0.21%) Checkstyle
7 3 (0.21%) NUnit
7 3 (0.21%) JIRA
7 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.21%) Toad
7 3 (0.21%) ERwin
7 3 (0.21%) Hudson
7 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.21%) FindBugs
General
1 183 (12.80%) Finance
2 151 (10.56%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.94%) Retail
4 21 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (1.19%) Banking
7 14 (0.98%) Billing
8 13 (0.91%) Legal
9 12 (0.84%) Advertising
10 10 (0.70%) Military
10 10 (0.70%) Marketing
11 9 (0.63%) Publishing
12 7 (0.49%) Electronics
13 6 (0.42%) Back Office
13 6 (0.42%) Local Government
14 4 (0.28%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.21%) Front Office
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 371 (25.94%) Analyst
2 119 (8.32%) Service Analyst
3 104 (7.27%) Service Manager
4 91 (6.36%) Project Manager
5 90 (6.29%) Support Analyst
6 80 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 78 (5.45%) Architect
8 69 (4.83%) Support Engineer
9 61 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
10 58 (4.06%) Consultant
11 55 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 49 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 47 (3.29%) Administrator
14 42 (2.94%) Desktop Support
15 40 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
15 40 (2.80%) Transition Manager
16 38 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 36 (2.52%) Incident Manager
18 35 (2.45%) Service Transition Manager
19 32 (2.24%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.94%) XML
2 31 (2.17%) Web Services
3 28 (1.96%) .NET
4 25 (1.75%) Middleware
5 24 (1.68%) HTML
6 19 (1.33%) JSP
7 14 (0.98%) CSS
7 14 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.98%) Software Packaging
7 14 (0.98%) REST
8 11 (0.77%) Ajax
9 10 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.63%) SOAP
10 9 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (0.56%) JMS
11 8 (0.56%) WSDL
11 8 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.49%) SAP Basis
13 5 (0.35%) LAMP
13 5 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 36 (2.52%) CMDB
4 35 (2.45%) Blackberry
5 20 (1.40%) Clustering
6 19 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 19 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 18 (1.26%) Replication
7 18 (1.26%) NHS
8 17 (1.19%) PKI
8 17 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.19%) DTV
9 14 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 11 (0.77%) Open Source
11 10 (0.70%) FMCG
12 9 (0.63%) iPhone
12 9 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.63%) iPad
12 9 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 481 (33.64%) Windows
2 155 (10.84%) Windows 7
3 135 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (7.41%) Linux
5 96 (6.71%) Windows XP
6 85 (5.94%) UNIX
7 82 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 21 (1.47%) AIX
12 17 (1.19%) Solaris
13 12 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.63%) Android
15 8 (0.56%) HPUX
16 6 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (24.55%) Service Management
2 214 (14.97%) PRINCE2
3 193 (13.50%) Project Management
3 193 (13.50%) Service Delivery
4 134 (9.37%) ITSM
5 108 (7.55%) Change Management
6 104 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 97 (6.78%) ITIL V3
8 96 (6.71%) Problem Management
9 88 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (6.01%) Configuration Management
11 61 (4.27%) Migration
12 60 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
13 58 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (3.78%) Asset Management
15 50 (3.50%) Programme Management
16 47 (3.29%) TOGAF
17 43 (3.01%) CRM
18 40 (2.80%) Six Sigma
19 39 (2.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (8.88%) SQL
2 43 (3.01%) Java
3 41 (2.87%) PowerShell
4 35 (2.45%) C
5 31 (2.17%) VBScript
6 23 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 17 (1.19%) PHP
8 16 (1.12%) VB
9 15 (1.05%) C#
10 14 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 13 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.56%) RPG
12 8 (0.56%) Perl
12 8 (0.56%) RPG IV
13 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.42%) ABAP
14 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.28%) Python
16 3 (0.21%) RPG/400
16 3 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 290 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 195 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 164 (11.47%) ITIL Certification
4 158 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 116 (8.11%) Degree
6 88 (6.15%) MCSE
7 87 (6.08%) DV Cleared
8 74 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (3.43%) MCP
10 47 (3.29%) CCNA
11 42 (2.94%) MCITP
12 35 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 34 (2.38%) PMI Certification
14 31 (2.17%) MCSA
15 30 (2.10%) ISEB
16 29 (2.03%) CCNP
17 28 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 25 (1.75%) MCTS
18 25 (1.75%) CISSP
19 24 (1.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.86%) SLA
2 39 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 24 (1.68%) QA
5 20 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.12%) BS15000
6 16 (1.12%) JSP 440
7 15 (1.05%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.84%) COBIT
9 4 (0.28%) P3O
10 3 (0.21%) BS25999
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.21%) BS7799
11 1 (0.070%) TickIT
11 1 (0.070%) GxP
11 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.070%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.070%) COSO
System Software
1 284 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 80 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.03%) vSphere
4 27 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.82%) XenApp
6 17 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.63%) UAG
10 7 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.42%) KVM
12 5 (0.35%) OCFS2
12 5 (0.35%) XenServer
12 5 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.21%) vCloud
14 3 (0.21%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (3.50%) SCCM
2 29 (2.03%) Backup Exec
3 20 (1.40%) HP UCMDB
4 17 (1.19%) OVSD
5 14 (0.98%) SCOM
5 14 (0.98%) WSUS
6 13 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.84%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (0.70%) Nessus
9 10 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (0.49%) WMI
11 7 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 380 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 157 (10.98%) VMware
3 151 (10.56%) Cisco
4 131 (9.16%) HP
5 124 (8.67%) Citrix
6 109 (7.62%) Oracle
7 70 (4.90%) Remedy
8 51 (3.57%) SAP
8 51 (3.57%) IBM
9 40 (2.80%) ServiceNow
10 39 (2.73%) Symantec
11 37 (2.59%) CheckPoint
12 34 (2.38%) Red Hat
13 32 (2.24%) BMC
14 25 (1.75%) Lotus
15 24 (1.68%) Juniper
16 23 (1.61%) McAfee
17 22 (1.54%) EMC
18 21 (1.47%) Dell
19 19 (1.33%) NetApp
Horley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 17 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
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TD Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £200 to £285 per day
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