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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 762 688 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.42% 7.66% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 10.53% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 349 280
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 36
Average hourly rate £17.38 £15.88 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £52.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +9 204 £350 +9.37% 46
Berkshire +4 198 £400 +19.40% 66
Buckinghamshire +6 146 £338 -1.09% 33
Surrey -7 76 £345 +2.22% 48
Oxfordshire +10 55 £263 -41.66% 9
West Sussex -11 32 £320 -3.03% 3
East Sussex -1 24 £140 -62.66% 4
Kent -4 12 £350 - 15
Middlesex -4 12 £425 +41.66% 2
M4 Corridor +4 2 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 490 (32.07%) Windows
2 435 (28.47%) Microsoft
3 420 (27.49%) Service Management
4 345 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 286 (18.72%) Active Directory
6 279 (18.26%) SC Cleared
7 215 (14.07%) Cisco
8 209 (13.68%) MS Office
9 208 (13.61%) PRINCE2
10 205 (13.42%) Project Management
11 204 (13.35%) Telecoms
12 198 (12.96%) Finance
13 195 (12.76%) MS Excel
14 192 (12.57%) HP
15 190 (12.43%) SLA
16 189 (12.37%) SQL
16 189 (12.37%) Service Delivery
17 177 (11.58%) VMware
18 174 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 165 (10.80%) Change Management
20 158 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
21 145 (9.49%) ITIL Certification
22 143 (9.36%) Windows 7
23 141 (9.23%) Degree
24 138 (9.03%) LAN
25 136 (8.90%) ITSM
26 133 (8.70%) Incident Management
27 126 (8.25%) Firewall
28 124 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
29 123 (8.05%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 96 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 82 (5.37%) IIS
3 76 (4.97%) SharePoint
4 47 (3.08%) CMS
5 41 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.70%) Lync
7 21 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.65%) Apache
12 9 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.52%) GroupWise
13 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.46%) JBoss
15 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 209 (13.68%) MS Office
2 195 (12.76%) MS Excel
3 62 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 54 (3.53%) MS Project
5 43 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.98%) RMDS
4 9 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.46%) assyst
6 6 (0.39%) Maximo
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.33%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
7 5 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.20%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.13%) Magento
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 29 (1.90%) Office 365
2 21 (1.37%) SaaS
2 21 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.79%) IaaS
4 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.39%) PaaS
6 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.065%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 138 (9.03%) LAN
2 126 (8.25%) Firewall
3 123 (8.05%) WAN
4 105 (6.87%) DNS
5 82 (5.37%) Internet
5 82 (5.37%) DHCP
6 76 (4.97%) VPN
7 75 (4.91%) TCP/IP
8 71 (4.65%) SAN
9 48 (3.14%) Wireless
10 40 (2.62%) Network Security
11 38 (2.49%) SSL
12 36 (2.36%) MPLS
13 35 (2.29%) VoIP
14 32 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (2.09%) OSPF
15 26 (1.70%) BGP
16 24 (1.57%) IPsec
17 21 (1.37%) VLAN
17 21 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 22 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (0.85%) DB2
5 13 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (0.79%) MySQL
7 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.33%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.33%) Big Data
10 5 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (0.26%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (1.05%) Visual Studio
2 12 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.46%) Subversion
4 6 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.33%) Selenium
6 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.20%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.13%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.13%) Maven
7 2 (0.13%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.13%) Ant
7 2 (0.13%) JUnit
7 2 (0.13%) FindBugs
7 2 (0.13%) Gradle
7 2 (0.13%) Liquibase
General
1 204 (13.35%) Telecoms
2 198 (12.96%) Finance
3 28 (1.83%) Retail
4 27 (1.77%) Banking
5 25 (1.64%) Billing
6 20 (1.31%) Back Office
7 19 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.11%) Marketing
9 14 (0.92%) Legal
10 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.65%) German Language
11 10 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.65%) Publishing
12 8 (0.52%) Military
12 8 (0.52%) Electronics
13 5 (0.33%) Front Office
14 4 (0.26%) Local Government
14 4 (0.26%) Advertising
15 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 293 (19.18%) Analyst
2 142 (9.29%) Service Manager
3 132 (8.64%) Consultant
4 111 (7.26%) Project Manager
5 104 (6.81%) Support Engineer
6 100 (6.54%) Support Analyst
7 71 (4.65%) Architect
8 68 (4.45%) Service Analyst
9 56 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
10 55 (3.60%) Incident Manager
11 54 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
11 54 (3.53%) Network Engineer
12 52 (3.40%) Developer
13 50 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 48 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
15 44 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
16 42 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
17 39 (2.55%) Transition Manager
18 37 (2.42%) Service Transition Manager
18 37 (2.42%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (5.17%) XML
2 68 (4.45%) HTML
3 43 (2.81%) Web Services
4 40 (2.62%) .NET
5 32 (2.09%) CSS
6 29 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.24%) Middleware
8 15 (0.98%) Rendezvous
9 11 (0.72%) JSP
10 10 (0.65%) Ajax
11 9 (0.59%) MDX
12 7 (0.46%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.39%) REST
13 6 (0.39%) SOAP
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 5 (0.33%) JSON
15 4 (0.26%) jQuery
15 4 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
15 4 (0.26%) J2EE
16 3 (0.20%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 80 (5.24%) Data Centre
4 60 (3.93%) CMDB
5 42 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.68%) Clustering
7 26 (1.70%) PKI
8 18 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.05%) SecurID
10 15 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 14 (0.92%) NHS
12 13 (0.85%) DTV
12 13 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
14 11 (0.72%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.72%) FMCG
14 11 (0.72%) Smart Meter
15 10 (0.65%) Replication
15 10 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 490 (32.07%) Windows
2 158 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 143 (9.36%) Windows 7
4 85 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (4.97%) Linux
6 73 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 53 (3.47%) UNIX
9 43 (2.81%) AIX
10 22 (1.44%) Solaris
11 18 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.79%) CentOS
13 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.26%) zOS
15 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.20%) Android
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (27.49%) Service Management
2 208 (13.61%) PRINCE2
3 205 (13.42%) Project Management
4 189 (12.37%) Service Delivery
5 165 (10.80%) Change Management
6 136 (8.90%) ITSM
7 133 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 114 (7.46%) ITIL V3
9 113 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 94 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 82 (5.37%) Problem Management
12 71 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
13 66 (4.32%) Migration
14 60 (3.93%) CRM
15 56 (3.66%) Change Control
16 52 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
18 45 (2.95%) Network Management
18 45 (2.95%) Validation
19 42 (2.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (12.37%) SQL
2 94 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 65 (4.25%) Java
4 47 (3.08%) VBScript
5 44 (2.88%) C#
6 29 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 24 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.51%) VB
9 20 (1.31%) C
10 11 (0.72%) Perl
10 11 (0.72%) PHP
10 11 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.65%) Python
11 10 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.59%) X++
13 7 (0.46%) C++
14 6 (0.39%) VBA
15 3 (0.20%) ABAP
15 3 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 345 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 279 (18.26%) SC Cleared
3 174 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 145 (9.49%) ITIL Certification
5 141 (9.23%) Degree
6 124 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
7 91 (5.96%) DV Cleared
8 88 (5.76%) MCSE
9 84 (5.50%) CCNA
10 67 (4.38%) CCNP
11 60 (3.93%) MCITP
12 59 (3.86%) MCSA
13 56 (3.66%) CISSP
14 51 (3.34%) MCP
15 45 (2.95%) PMI Certification
16 42 (2.75%) PMP
17 35 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 32 (2.09%) ISEB
19 30 (1.96%) MCTS
20 24 (1.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (12.43%) SLA
2 46 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 42 (2.75%) QA
4 31 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.64%) COBIT
6 17 (1.11%) JSP 440
7 14 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) COSO
9 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.13%) BS15000
11 1 (0.065%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.065%) GxP
11 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.065%) GAMP
11 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.065%) TickIT
System Software
1 286 (18.72%) Active Directory
2 96 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.77%) vSphere
5 24 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 20 (1.31%) XenApp
7 17 (1.11%) Firmware
8 13 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.65%) UAG
10 8 (0.52%) vCloud
11 6 (0.39%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.26%) NFS
13 4 (0.26%) HDFS
13 4 (0.26%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.13%) OCFS2
15 1 (0.065%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (4.25%) SCCM
2 43 (2.81%) SCOM
3 39 (2.55%) OVSD
4 25 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 22 (1.44%) WSUS
5 22 (1.44%) OpenView
6 15 (0.98%) Nagios
7 13 (0.85%) SCOrch
8 12 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.65%) WMI
10 10 (0.65%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.65%) SCSM
10 10 (0.65%) TrustSec
10 10 (0.65%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.59%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.52%) XenMobile
12 8 (0.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 435 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 215 (14.07%) Cisco
3 192 (12.57%) HP
4 177 (11.58%) VMware
5 84 (5.50%) Citrix
6 77 (5.04%) Oracle
7 70 (4.58%) Remedy
8 64 (4.19%) CA
9 58 (3.80%) BMC
10 54 (3.53%) Juniper
11 51 (3.34%) CheckPoint
11 51 (3.34%) F5
12 40 (2.62%) SAP
13 37 (2.42%) ServiceNow
14 34 (2.23%) NetApp
15 29 (1.90%) Symantec
16 28 (1.83%) Dell
17 27 (1.77%) IBM
18 26 (1.70%) Blue Coat
19 25 (1.64%) McAfee
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