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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 755 723 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.07% 8.07% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 10.89% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 388 289
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 57 56
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.21 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £52.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
Hampshire +7 228 £363 +5.07% 43
Berkshire +3 194 £400 +17.64% 43
Buckinghamshire +6 142 £350 - 23
Surrey -7 85 £413 +25.00% 41
Oxfordshire -16 38 £394 +5.00% 9
West Sussex -28 22 £373 +65.55% 10
East Sussex -5 18 £193 -45.00% 4
Middlesex +7 13 £390 +15.98% 2
Kent -13 10 £475 +80.95% 13
M4 Corridor +4 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 512 (31.51%) Windows
2 462 (28.43%) Microsoft
3 450 (27.69%) Service Management
4 343 (21.11%) Security Cleared
5 275 (16.92%) Active Directory
6 260 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 240 (14.77%) Project Management
8 236 (14.52%) Finance
9 223 (13.72%) PRINCE2
10 213 (13.11%) MS Office
10 213 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 203 (12.49%) SQL
12 202 (12.43%) Telecoms
12 202 (12.43%) Service Delivery
13 199 (12.25%) HP
14 198 (12.18%) Cisco
15 192 (11.82%) SLA
16 184 (11.32%) VMware
17 176 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 171 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 168 (10.34%) Change Management
20 167 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
21 147 (9.05%) ITSM
22 145 (8.92%) Windows 7
23 136 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
24 132 (8.12%) Incident Management
25 126 (7.75%) Degree
25 126 (7.75%) ITIL V3
26 124 (7.63%) LAN
27 119 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 108 (6.65%) MS Exchange
2 83 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 73 (4.49%) IIS
4 53 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (3.02%) CMS
6 34 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.78%) Lync
8 20 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.80%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.68%) Apache
13 11 (0.68%) JBoss
14 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
16 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 213 (13.11%) MS Office
1 213 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 62 (3.82%) MS Project
4 43 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.92%) RMDS
4 11 (0.68%) Maximo
5 10 (0.62%) assyst
6 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
7 5 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.31%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.18%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.18%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.12%) Magento
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.78%) Office 365
3 24 (1.48%) SaaS
4 17 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.55%) IaaS
7 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.25%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (7.63%) LAN
2 110 (6.77%) WAN
3 95 (5.85%) Firewall
4 91 (5.60%) DNS
5 80 (4.92%) Internet
6 71 (4.37%) TCP/IP
7 70 (4.31%) DHCP
8 60 (3.69%) VPN
8 60 (3.69%) SAN
9 33 (2.03%) SSL
9 33 (2.03%) Network Security
10 29 (1.78%) Wireless
11 28 (1.72%) VoIP
12 23 (1.42%) MPLS
13 21 (1.29%) OSPF
14 20 (1.23%) Wireshark
14 20 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (1.17%) BGP
15 19 (1.17%) IPsec
16 18 (1.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.05%) DB2
7 15 (0.92%) MySQL
7 15 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (0.74%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.37%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.31%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 12 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.68%) Selenium
4 8 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (0.49%) FindBugs
4 8 (0.49%) Gradle
4 8 (0.49%) ClearCase
4 8 (0.49%) JUnit
4 8 (0.49%) Maven
4 8 (0.49%) Checkstyle
5 7 (0.43%) Subversion
6 6 (0.37%) ClearQuest
6 6 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.18%) PVCS
8 2 (0.12%) Toad
8 2 (0.12%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 236 (14.52%) Finance
2 202 (12.43%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.40%) Retail
4 27 (1.66%) Banking
5 23 (1.42%) Marketing
6 22 (1.35%) Billing
6 22 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.05%) Back Office
8 15 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.80%) Publishing
10 12 (0.74%) Legal
11 10 (0.62%) Electronics
11 10 (0.62%) German Language
12 9 (0.55%) Military
12 9 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.37%) Advertising
15 5 (0.31%) Front Office
15 5 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 330 (20.31%) Analyst
2 154 (9.48%) Service Manager
3 138 (8.49%) Consultant
4 119 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 109 (6.71%) Support Engineer
6 108 (6.65%) Support Analyst
7 78 (4.80%) Service Analyst
7 78 (4.80%) Architect
8 64 (3.94%) Developer
9 60 (3.69%) Incident Manager
10 59 (3.63%) 1st Line Support
11 56 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
12 54 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
13 52 (3.20%) Transition Manager
14 48 (2.95%) Service Transition Manager
15 47 (2.89%) Network Engineer
16 46 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
17 43 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
18 41 (2.52%) Business Analyst
18 41 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (5.11%) XML
2 64 (3.94%) HTML
3 52 (3.20%) Web Services
4 40 (2.46%) .NET
5 33 (2.03%) CSS
6 29 (1.78%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.17%) Middleware
8 17 (1.05%) JSP
8 17 (1.05%) SOAP
9 15 (0.92%) Rendezvous
10 13 (0.80%) JSON
10 13 (0.80%) REST
11 12 (0.74%) Ajax
12 9 (0.55%) MDX
13 8 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (0.49%) XSD
13 8 (0.49%) JMS
13 8 (0.49%) WSDL
13 8 (0.49%) Apache Camel
14 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 98 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 70 (4.31%) CMDB
5 41 (2.52%) Clustering
6 39 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.29%) PKI
8 18 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.05%) NHS
10 16 (0.98%) DTV
11 15 (0.92%) PMI
11 15 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 15 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 14 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (0.74%) Smart Meter
13 12 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (0.74%) Replication
14 11 (0.68%) SecurID
14 11 (0.68%) iSeries
14 11 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 512 (31.51%) Windows
2 171 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (8.92%) Windows 7
4 102 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (4.68%) Linux
6 69 (4.25%) UNIX
7 68 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (3.82%) Windows XP
9 47 (2.89%) AIX
10 30 (1.85%) Solaris
11 17 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.37%) CentOS
14 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.37%) zOS
15 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.25%) VMS
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (27.69%) Service Management
2 240 (14.77%) Project Management
3 223 (13.72%) PRINCE2
4 202 (12.43%) Service Delivery
5 168 (10.34%) Change Management
6 147 (9.05%) ITSM
7 132 (8.12%) Incident Management
8 126 (7.75%) ITIL V3
9 119 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 95 (5.85%) Problem Management
11 93 (5.72%) Configuration Management
12 88 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (4.86%) Migration
14 68 (4.18%) CRM
15 56 (3.45%) Change Control
16 52 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
18 46 (2.83%) SDLC
19 42 (2.58%) Six Sigma
20 41 (2.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (12.49%) SQL
2 88 (5.42%) PowerShell
3 76 (4.68%) Java
4 40 (2.46%) C#
5 39 (2.40%) VBScript
6 34 (2.09%) T-SQL
7 25 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.42%) VB
9 22 (1.35%) C
10 14 (0.86%) Perl
11 11 (0.68%) PHP
12 10 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.62%) Python
13 9 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.55%) X++
14 7 (0.43%) C++
15 6 (0.37%) ABAP
16 5 (0.31%) VBA
17 4 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 343 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 260 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 176 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 167 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
5 126 (7.75%) Degree
6 116 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 101 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
8 100 (6.15%) MCSE
9 73 (4.49%) CCNA
10 57 (3.51%) MCSA
11 53 (3.26%) CCNP
12 52 (3.20%) MCP
13 51 (3.14%) PMI Certification
14 47 (2.89%) PMP
14 47 (2.89%) MCITP
15 43 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 42 (2.58%) CISSP
17 34 (2.09%) ISEB
18 22 (1.35%) MCTS
18 22 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (11.82%) SLA
2 58 (3.57%) QA
3 39 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.60%) COBIT
6 21 (1.29%) JSP 440
7 14 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.43%) COSO
9 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.12%) BS15000
10 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.062%) TickIT
11 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.062%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.062%) GAMP
11 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.062%) GxP
System Software
1 275 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 94 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.78%) vSphere
5 27 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 24 (1.48%) XenApp
7 18 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.49%) Firmware
10 7 (0.43%) vCloud
11 6 (0.37%) UAG
12 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 5 (0.31%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.25%) NFS
13 4 (0.25%) HDFS
13 4 (0.25%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.062%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (3.69%) SCCM
2 44 (2.71%) OVSD
3 42 (2.58%) SCOM
4 24 (1.48%) WSUS
4 24 (1.48%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.17%) OpenView
6 14 (0.86%) Nagios
7 13 (0.80%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.74%) SCOrch
8 12 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (0.62%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.55%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.49%) XenMobile
11 8 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 7 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.37%) SCSM
13 6 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 462 (28.43%) Microsoft
2 199 (12.25%) HP
3 198 (12.18%) Cisco
4 184 (11.32%) VMware
5 94 (5.78%) Citrix
6 88 (5.42%) Oracle
7 76 (4.68%) Remedy
8 63 (3.88%) BMC
9 60 (3.69%) CA
10 57 (3.51%) Juniper
11 55 (3.38%) SAP
12 48 (2.95%) CheckPoint
13 46 (2.83%) ServiceNow
14 37 (2.28%) Symantec
15 36 (2.22%) F5
16 34 (2.09%) NetApp
17 29 (1.78%) Dell
17 29 (1.78%) Blue Coat
18 28 (1.72%) IBM
19 24 (1.48%) SolarWinds
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Rate: £23,200 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CHM Recruit
Rate: £ Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
City Test Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £250 - £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago