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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 862 742 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.57% 7.62% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.40% 10.60% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 347 290
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 77 46
Average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £52.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.69%
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
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 212 £400 +8.47% 46
Hampshire 0 188 £350 +11.11% 49
Buckinghamshire +8 164 £363 +11.53% 30
Surrey +1 101 £298 -20.66% 40
Oxfordshire +15 78 £320 -1.53% 21
West Sussex -1 63 £350 -6.66% 11
East Sussex +4 19 £208 -46.45% 8
Kent -9 16 £328 -6.42% 3
Middlesex -8 12 £425 +8.97% 2
Sussex +4 6 £525 - 1
Home Counties +6 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 509 (31.58%) Windows
2 441 (27.36%) Microsoft
3 423 (26.24%) Service Management
4 402 (24.94%) Security Cleared
5 332 (20.60%) SC Cleared
6 290 (17.99%) Active Directory
7 233 (14.45%) PRINCE2
8 228 (14.14%) Cisco
9 222 (13.77%) MS Office
10 220 (13.65%) Telecoms
11 215 (13.34%) Service Delivery
11 215 (13.34%) Project Management
12 214 (13.28%) MS Excel
13 206 (12.78%) Finance
14 199 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 194 (12.03%) SLA
16 179 (11.10%) HP
17 178 (11.04%) SQL
18 176 (10.92%) VMware
19 173 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 172 (10.67%) Change Management
21 163 (10.11%) Degree
22 159 (9.86%) Windows 7
23 157 (9.74%) ITIL Certification
24 142 (8.81%) LAN
25 141 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
26 138 (8.56%) Firewall
27 128 (7.94%) ITSM
28 125 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
29 123 (7.63%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 107 (6.64%) MS Exchange
2 84 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 80 (4.96%) IIS
4 37 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.05%) CMS
6 25 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (1.30%) Lync
8 18 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.50%) Apache
13 8 (0.50%) GroupWise
14 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.37%) SAS
15 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 222 (13.77%) MS Office
2 214 (13.28%) MS Excel
3 61 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 56 (3.47%) MS Project
5 43 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.87%) RMDS
3 9 (0.56%) assyst
3 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.25%) Maximo
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.19%) Endur
7 3 (0.19%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.062%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.36%) Office 365
3 19 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.05%) SaaS
5 12 (0.74%) IaaS
6 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.062%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 142 (8.81%) LAN
2 138 (8.56%) Firewall
3 123 (7.63%) WAN
4 104 (6.45%) DNS
5 90 (5.58%) Internet
6 85 (5.27%) DHCP
7 84 (5.21%) TCP/IP
7 84 (5.21%) VPN
8 65 (4.03%) SAN
9 54 (3.35%) Wireless
10 48 (2.98%) VoIP
11 47 (2.92%) Network Security
12 37 (2.30%) SSL
13 35 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (2.11%) OSPF
15 32 (1.99%) MPLS
16 28 (1.74%) IP Telephony
17 26 (1.61%) IPsec
18 25 (1.55%) BGP
19 24 (1.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 22 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.68%) DB2
9 11 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (0.37%) Big Data
13 5 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.25%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 12 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (0.43%) Subversion
4 6 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.25%) StarTeam
5 4 (0.25%) Selenium
5 4 (0.25%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.19%) PVCS
7 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.12%) JIRA
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.062%) Maven
8 1 (0.062%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.062%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.062%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.062%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.062%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.062%) ClearQuest
General
1 220 (13.65%) Telecoms
2 206 (12.78%) Finance
3 30 (1.86%) Retail
4 26 (1.61%) Billing
5 25 (1.55%) Banking
6 21 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.12%) Back Office
8 14 (0.87%) Legal
8 14 (0.87%) Marketing
9 13 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.68%) German Language
11 9 (0.56%) Military
11 9 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.43%) Publishing
12 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.43%) Electronics
13 6 (0.37%) Advertising
14 4 (0.25%) Local Government
15 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.12%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 337 (20.91%) Analyst
2 158 (9.80%) Service Manager
3 137 (8.50%) Consultant
4 118 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 115 (7.13%) Project Manager
6 106 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 92 (5.71%) Service Analyst
8 75 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
9 74 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
10 68 (4.22%) Architect
11 60 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
12 57 (3.54%) Network Engineer
13 53 (3.29%) Services Delivery Manager
14 50 (3.10%) Transition Manager
15 49 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 45 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support
17 44 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
18 43 (2.67%) Service Transition Manager
19 41 (2.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
19 41 (2.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.34%) XML
2 58 (3.60%) HTML
3 40 (2.48%) .NET
4 36 (2.23%) Web Services
5 26 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 24 (1.49%) CSS
7 14 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 14 (0.87%) Middleware
8 11 (0.68%) JSP
9 9 (0.56%) MDX
10 8 (0.50%) Ajax
11 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.31%) jQuery
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 5 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.25%) JSON
14 3 (0.19%) EDI
14 3 (0.19%) SOAP
14 3 (0.19%) J2EE
14 3 (0.19%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.98%) CMDB
4 38 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.30%) Clustering
6 27 (1.67%) PKI
7 25 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 23 (1.43%) SecurID
9 19 (1.18%) PMI
10 18 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.05%) NHS
11 17 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (0.87%) Replication
13 12 (0.74%) DTV
13 12 (0.74%) FMCG
14 11 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
14 11 (0.68%) Cryptography
15 9 (0.56%) Statistics
15 9 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 509 (31.58%) Windows
2 173 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (9.86%) Windows 7
4 95 (5.89%) Linux
5 92 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 82 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (3.72%) Windows XP
8 53 (3.29%) UNIX
9 34 (2.11%) AIX
10 28 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.18%) CentOS
13 13 (0.81%) Solaris
14 11 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.25%) Android
17 4 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (26.24%) Service Management
2 233 (14.45%) PRINCE2
3 215 (13.34%) Project Management
3 215 (13.34%) Service Delivery
4 172 (10.67%) Change Management
5 128 (7.94%) ITSM
6 125 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 121 (7.51%) ITIL V3
8 115 (7.13%) Incident Management
9 103 (6.39%) Configuration Management
10 73 (4.53%) Problem Management
11 70 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (3.85%) Change Control
13 58 (3.60%) Migration
14 55 (3.41%) CRM
15 54 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (3.23%) Validation
17 51 (3.16%) Risk Management
18 49 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
19 46 (2.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (11.04%) SQL
2 96 (5.96%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.10%) Java
4 47 (2.92%) VBScript
5 44 (2.73%) C#
6 27 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.43%) C
8 22 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.05%) VB
10 9 (0.56%) X++
11 8 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.50%) VBA
12 7 (0.43%) Python
13 6 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.37%) PHP
14 5 (0.31%) C++
14 5 (0.31%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.25%) Perl
16 3 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 402 (24.94%) Security Cleared
2 332 (20.60%) SC Cleared
3 199 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 163 (10.11%) Degree
5 157 (9.74%) ITIL Certification
6 141 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (6.58%) MCSE
8 101 (6.27%) DV Cleared
9 94 (5.83%) CCNA
10 76 (4.71%) CCNP
11 69 (4.28%) MCITP
12 66 (4.09%) MCP
13 65 (4.03%) CISSP
14 62 (3.85%) MCSA
15 56 (3.47%) PMI Certification
16 42 (2.61%) PMP
17 35 (2.17%) MCTS
18 32 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 26 (1.61%) ISEB
20 25 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (12.03%) SLA
2 61 (3.78%) PCI DSS
3 36 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (2.11%) QA
5 26 (1.61%) COBIT
6 16 (0.99%) JSP 440
7 15 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.68%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.25%) COSO
10 4 (0.25%) BS15000
11 1 (0.062%) TickIT
11 1 (0.062%) GxP
11 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.062%) GAMP
11 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.062%) P3O
System Software
1 290 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 100 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.55%) Firmware
5 24 (1.49%) vSphere
6 15 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.56%) vCloud
10 8 (0.50%) UAG
10 8 (0.50%) XenApp
11 6 (0.37%) NFS
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.19%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 60 (3.72%) SCCM
2 44 (2.73%) SCOM
3 35 (2.17%) OVSD
4 28 (1.74%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 17 (1.05%) OpenView
6 17 (1.05%) WSUS
7 15 (0.93%) Nagios
8 13 (0.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 13 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 13 (0.81%) SCSM
9 12 (0.74%) FortiGate
9 12 (0.74%) WMI
10 9 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.43%) XenMobile
12 7 (0.43%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
13 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 441 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 228 (14.14%) Cisco
3 179 (11.10%) HP
4 176 (10.92%) VMware
5 82 (5.09%) Remedy
6 78 (4.84%) Citrix
7 73 (4.53%) Oracle
8 59 (3.66%) F5
9 58 (3.60%) CheckPoint
10 55 (3.41%) BMC
10 55 (3.41%) CA
11 46 (2.85%) Juniper
12 44 (2.73%) McAfee
13 39 (2.42%) SAP
14 36 (2.23%) NetApp
15 34 (2.11%) IBM
16 29 (1.80%) Tufin
16 29 (1.80%) ServiceNow
17 28 (1.74%) Symantec
18 25 (1.55%) Blue Coat
Southampton, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
UST Global
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £13 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £23000 per annum
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £90.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
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Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
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