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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 717 750 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.41% 7.91% 9.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 10.24% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 397 377
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 49 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £42.00 £94.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
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
6781 7326 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.29% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4012 3382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 240 268
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 234 £388 -3.12% 46
Hampshire +9 199 £350 -2.77% 31
Surrey -10 86 £400 +15.94% 43
Buckinghamshire -13 71 £368 +13.07% 13
Oxfordshire +4 54 £138 -64.74% 14
Kent -12 16 £330 - 11
West Sussex -19 16 £260 -35.00% 8
Middlesex +4 7 £388 +24.00%
East Sussex -1 5 £198 -21.00% 1
M4 Corridor -1 5 £288 -23.33%
Sussex +1 3 £250 -52.38%
Home Counties -2 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 412 (27.12%) Windows
2 353 (23.24%) Service Management
3 348 (22.91%) Microsoft
4 290 (19.09%) Project Management
5 286 (18.83%) Security Cleared
6 238 (15.67%) Finance
7 234 (15.40%) Service Delivery
8 232 (15.27%) PRINCE2
9 225 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 223 (14.68%) Active Directory
11 206 (13.56%) ITIL V3
12 192 (12.64%) Change Management
13 191 (12.57%) SC Cleared
14 185 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
15 180 (11.85%) SLA
16 178 (11.72%) Linux
17 174 (11.45%) SQL
18 172 (11.32%) Incident Management
19 165 (10.86%) Cisco
20 163 (10.73%) Data Centre
21 159 (10.47%) MS Excel
22 145 (9.55%) Windows Server
23 143 (9.41%) Oracle
24 140 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
25 134 (8.82%) ITSM
25 134 (8.82%) VMware
26 131 (8.62%) MS Office
27 123 (8.10%) Unix
27 123 (8.10%) Firewall
28 119 (7.83%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 75 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 60 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 52 (3.42%) IIS
4 51 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (2.04%) Apache
6 29 (1.91%) CMS
7 28 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (1.84%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.32%) JBoss
9 18 (1.18%) Skype for Business
9 18 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.99%) IBM Notes
12 14 (0.92%) Documentum
12 14 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 159 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 131 (8.62%) MS Office
3 70 (4.61%) MS Project
4 68 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.66%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.26%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.066%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 45 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.86%) Remedy AR System
3 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.26%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.20%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.13%) Primavera
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.066%) Maximo
9 1 (0.066%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.066%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.30%) Office 365
2 31 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.51%) SaaS
4 16 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.46%) IaaS
6 7 (0.46%) PaaS
7 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
9 1 (0.066%) Heroku
9 1 (0.066%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.066%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.066%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 123 (8.10%) Firewall
2 105 (6.91%) TCP/IP
3 104 (6.85%) LAN
4 101 (6.65%) WAN
5 92 (6.06%) DNS
6 68 (4.48%) DHCP
7 65 (4.28%) VPN
8 62 (4.08%) SSL
9 59 (3.88%) Wireless
10 56 (3.69%) Internet
11 53 (3.49%) SAN
12 50 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (3.29%) MPLS
13 40 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 40 (2.63%) Network Security
14 34 (2.24%) IPsec
15 31 (2.04%) 3G
15 31 (2.04%) 4G
15 31 (2.04%) VoIP
16 29 (1.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.30%) DB2
3 34 (2.24%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (0.79%) MySQL
11 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.53%) MS Access
14 7 (0.46%) EDRMS
14 7 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 24 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.32%) JIRA
4 18 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (0.92%) Selenium
6 11 (0.72%) Toad
7 10 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.59%) Maven
9 8 (0.53%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.46%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.46%) Gradle
10 7 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.33%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.26%) AccuRev
12 4 (0.26%) Introscope
12 4 (0.26%) Subversion
12 4 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 238 (15.67%) Finance
2 225 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.49%) Retail
4 37 (2.44%) Billing
5 26 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.38%) Back Office
6 21 (1.38%) Front Office
7 17 (1.12%) Banking
8 14 (0.92%) Military
9 13 (0.86%) Marketing
10 11 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.59%) Electronics
13 8 (0.53%) Legal
13 8 (0.53%) Local Government
14 6 (0.39%) Publishing
15 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 5 (0.33%) Law
15 5 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 318 (20.93%) Analyst
2 156 (10.27%) Service Manager
3 150 (9.87%) Project Manager
4 99 (6.52%) Architect
4 99 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 96 (6.32%) Support Engineer
6 84 (5.53%) ITIL Manager
7 78 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 78 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 74 (4.87%) Network Engineer
9 70 (4.61%) Services Delivery Manager
10 69 (4.54%) Service Desk Analyst
11 63 (4.15%) Consultant
12 48 (3.16%) Incident Manager
13 47 (3.09%) IT Manager
14 45 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 45 (2.96%) IT Analyst
15 43 (2.83%) Developer
15 43 (2.83%) Transition Manager
16 42 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.36%) Middleware
2 42 (2.76%) Web Services
3 34 (2.24%) HTML
4 29 (1.91%) .NET
5 28 (1.84%) CSS
6 23 (1.51%) Ajax
7 20 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (1.25%) XML
9 18 (1.18%) jQuery
10 17 (1.12%) 802.1X
11 13 (0.86%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.79%) J2EE
13 9 (0.59%) HTML5
14 8 (0.53%) Spring
15 6 (0.39%) ASP.NET
16 5 (0.33%) Java EE
16 5 (0.33%) JSF
16 5 (0.33%) JSON
16 5 (0.33%) Mason
16 5 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 163 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 99 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.69%) CMDB
5 35 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 33 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.78%) Clustering
8 26 (1.71%) Driving Licence
9 25 (1.65%) Mainframe
9 25 (1.65%) Smart Meter
10 20 (1.32%) PMI
11 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.99%) Replication
13 13 (0.86%) Cryptography
14 12 (0.79%) PKI
15 11 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (0.66%) iPad
16 10 (0.66%) iPhone
16 10 (0.66%) SecurID
16 10 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 412 (27.12%) Windows
2 178 (11.72%) Linux
3 145 (9.55%) Windows Server
4 123 (8.10%) Unix
5 119 (7.83%) Windows 7
6 107 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 103 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 59 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (2.37%) AIX
12 27 (1.78%) Solaris
13 23 (1.51%) Windows 8
14 18 (1.18%) MVS
15 17 (1.12%) Windows NT
16 10 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.59%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.53%) CentOS
18 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (23.24%) Service Management
2 290 (19.09%) Project Management
3 234 (15.40%) Service Delivery
4 232 (15.27%) PRINCE2
5 206 (13.56%) ITIL V3
6 192 (12.64%) Change Management
7 172 (11.32%) Incident Management
8 140 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 134 (8.82%) ITSM
10 114 (7.50%) Problem Management
11 111 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 96 (6.32%) CRM
13 80 (5.27%) Migration
14 68 (4.48%) Configuration Management
15 65 (4.28%) Change Control
16 63 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 58 (3.82%) eTOM
18 54 (3.55%) Ticket Management
19 53 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
20 52 (3.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.45%) SQL
2 52 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 37 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.24%) Shell Script
5 33 (2.17%) Perl
6 31 (2.04%) Java
7 25 (1.65%) C
8 20 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 13 (0.86%) Python
10 10 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.66%) C#
11 9 (0.59%) Ruby
11 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.59%) VB
12 8 (0.53%) PHP
12 8 (0.53%) VBA
13 7 (0.46%) Korn
13 7 (0.46%) VB6
14 6 (0.39%) AWK
14 6 (0.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 286 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 191 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 185 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
4 115 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (7.57%) Degree
5 88 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (4.74%) CCNA
7 71 (4.67%) DV Cleared
8 55 (3.62%) PMI Certification
9 54 (3.55%) MCSE
10 53 (3.49%) CCNP
11 49 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 39 (2.57%) PMP
13 34 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 26 (1.71%) CISSP
15 23 (1.51%) MCP
16 22 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 21 (1.38%) ISEB
18 20 (1.32%) MCSA
19 17 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (11.85%) SLA
2 42 (2.76%) QA
3 40 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.65%) COBIT
6 20 (1.32%) JSP 440
7 18 (1.18%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 14 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.53%) RMADS
10 8 (0.53%) TickIT
11 6 (0.39%) COSO
11 6 (0.39%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.33%) SAS 70
13 4 (0.26%) GxP
13 4 (0.26%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.20%) ISO27005
15 2 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 223 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 85 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.83%) vSphere
5 16 (1.05%) XenApp
6 15 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.66%) UAG
8 7 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.46%) NFS
8 7 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.39%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.39%) XenServer
10 5 (0.33%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 63 (4.15%) SCCM
2 33 (2.17%) SCOM
3 20 (1.32%) Puppet
4 13 (0.86%) Control-M
4 13 (0.86%) WSUS
5 12 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 11 (0.72%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.66%) DameWare
7 10 (0.66%) OVSD
7 10 (0.66%) Simpana
8 9 (0.59%) CA Wily
9 8 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
9 8 (0.53%) Windows Intune
10 7 (0.46%) SCSM
10 7 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.39%) MAINVIEW
12 5 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 348 (22.91%) Microsoft
2 165 (10.86%) Cisco
3 143 (9.41%) Oracle
4 134 (8.82%) VMware
5 106 (6.98%) Remedy
6 97 (6.39%) HP
7 83 (5.46%) Citrix
8 57 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 55 (3.62%) Juniper
10 45 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 43 (2.83%) BMC
11 43 (2.83%) F5
11 43 (2.83%) ServiceNow
12 40 (2.63%) Huawei
13 38 (2.50%) SAP
14 33 (2.17%) IBM
15 23 (1.51%) Intel Security
15 23 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
16 19 (1.25%) Sun
17 18 (1.18%) Palo Alto
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