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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 889 737 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.97% 8.06% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.70% 10.83% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 396 282
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 83
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -13.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £11.28 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £32.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -9.88%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 250 £363 -0.38% 41
Berkshire +1 230 £363 -3.33% 56
Buckinghamshire +2 151 £378 +16.15% 19
Surrey +11 128 £375 +15.38% 43
Oxfordshire -13 48 £350 -10.25% 10
West Sussex -13 43 £320 +42.22% 6
Middlesex +3 11 £400 -20.00%
East Sussex -22 10 £350 -3.44%
Kent -7 9 £381 +38.63% 6
Isle of Wight - 2 £235 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £330 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 497 (29.89%) Windows
2 464 (27.90%) Microsoft
3 429 (25.80%) Service Management
4 327 (19.66%) Security Cleared
5 305 (18.34%) Project Management
6 263 (15.81%) Finance
7 241 (14.49%) Active Directory
7 241 (14.49%) PRINCE2
8 225 (13.53%) SQL
9 223 (13.41%) SC Cleared
10 208 (12.51%) MS Excel
11 202 (12.15%) Telecoms
12 200 (12.03%) MS Office
13 197 (11.85%) Service Delivery
14 187 (11.24%) SLA
14 187 (11.24%) HP
15 184 (11.06%) Cisco
16 181 (10.88%) ITSM
17 177 (10.64%) VMware
18 176 (10.58%) Change Management
19 170 (10.22%) ITIL Certification
20 153 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
21 150 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 150 (9.02%) Data Centre
22 142 (8.54%) Incident Management
23 138 (8.30%) Windows 7
24 134 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
25 133 (8.00%) Oracle
26 132 (7.94%) Degree
27 121 (7.28%) ITIL V3

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 109 (6.55%) MS Exchange
2 78 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 70 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (3.43%) IIS
5 53 (3.19%) CMS
6 46 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.92%) Lync
8 21 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.90%) JBoss
11 15 (0.90%) Apache
12 10 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
12 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.30%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 208 (12.51%) MS Excel
2 200 (12.03%) MS Office
3 75 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 69 (4.15%) MS Project
5 46 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.72%) assyst
4 11 (0.66%) Maximo
5 8 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.42%) RMDS
7 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.24%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.18%) SAP MII
10 3 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.18%) SAP CCM
10 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.12%) Agresso
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.50%) Office 365
3 23 (1.38%) SaaS
4 16 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.30%) IaaS
7 4 (0.24%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.12%) Veeva
10 1 (0.060%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 113 (6.79%) LAN
2 110 (6.61%) WAN
3 107 (6.43%) Firewall
4 79 (4.75%) Internet
5 68 (4.09%) TCP/IP
6 64 (3.85%) DNS
7 58 (3.49%) SAN
8 57 (3.43%) VPN
9 49 (2.95%) DHCP
10 40 (2.41%) SSL
10 40 (2.41%) Network Security
11 30 (1.80%) VoIP
12 26 (1.56%) Wireless
13 25 (1.50%) SNMP
14 24 (1.44%) MPLS
14 24 (1.44%) OSPF
14 24 (1.44%) Ethernet
15 23 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (1.26%) IPsec
17 20 (1.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 35 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 26 (1.56%) DB2
8 23 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.14%) MySQL
11 18 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 18 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.66%) OLAP
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.60%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.78%) Maven
4 12 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (0.72%) Gradle
5 11 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (0.60%) Subversion
7 9 (0.54%) Checkstyle
7 9 (0.54%) Selenium
7 9 (0.54%) JUnit
7 9 (0.54%) FindBugs
7 9 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 8 (0.48%) Toad
9 6 (0.36%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.36%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.30%) JIRA
11 4 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.18%) Artifactory
General
1 263 (15.81%) Finance
2 202 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.67%) Retail
4 27 (1.62%) Banking
5 25 (1.50%) Back Office
6 23 (1.38%) Marketing
7 22 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.14%) Billing
10 15 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.72%) Front Office
11 12 (0.72%) Electronics
12 11 (0.66%) Publishing
12 11 (0.66%) Military
12 11 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.48%) German Language
13 8 (0.48%) Legal
13 8 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
15 5 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 359 (21.59%) Analyst
2 176 (10.58%) Service Manager
3 148 (8.90%) Project Manager
4 102 (6.13%) Consultant
5 93 (5.59%) Service Analyst
6 90 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 87 (5.23%) Support Engineer
8 81 (4.87%) Architect
9 75 (4.51%) Developer
10 61 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
11 60 (3.61%) Transition Manager
12 54 (3.25%) Incident Manager
12 54 (3.25%) Business Analyst
13 53 (3.19%) Network Engineer
14 51 (3.07%) 1st Line Support
15 49 (2.95%) Service Transition Manager
16 47 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
17 42 (2.53%) Services Delivery Manager
18 41 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 36 (2.16%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.75%) XML
2 74 (4.45%) HTML
3 62 (3.73%) Web Services
4 45 (2.71%) CSS
5 40 (2.41%) .NET
6 29 (1.74%) Middleware
7 23 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 22 (1.32%) Ajax
9 20 (1.20%) JSP
10 17 (1.02%) SOAP
11 16 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (0.96%) 802.1X
12 15 (0.90%) jQuery
12 15 (0.90%) JSON
13 14 (0.84%) REST
14 11 (0.66%) .NET Framework
15 9 (0.54%) MDX
15 9 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
15 9 (0.54%) XSD
15 9 (0.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 150 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 134 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 74 (4.45%) CMDB
5 37 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.56%) Clustering
7 25 (1.50%) PMI
8 23 (1.38%) Smart Meter
9 22 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 21 (1.26%) DTV
10 21 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 15 (0.90%) PKI
12 14 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.84%) Replication
13 12 (0.72%) NHS
13 12 (0.72%) Economics
13 12 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.66%) iSeries
14 11 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 497 (29.89%) Windows
2 153 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 138 (8.30%) Windows 7
4 114 (6.86%) Linux
5 105 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (5.59%) UNIX
7 58 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 44 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (2.22%) AIX
10 29 (1.74%) Solaris
11 23 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.60%) zOS
14 7 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.36%) MVS
15 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (25.80%) Service Management
2 305 (18.34%) Project Management
3 241 (14.49%) PRINCE2
4 197 (11.85%) Service Delivery
5 181 (10.88%) ITSM
6 176 (10.58%) Change Management
7 142 (8.54%) Incident Management
8 121 (7.28%) ITIL V3
9 109 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 107 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (5.71%) Problem Management
12 82 (4.93%) Configuration Management
13 80 (4.81%) Migration
14 70 (4.21%) CRM
15 57 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
15 57 (3.43%) Change Control
16 53 (3.19%) Six Sigma
17 50 (3.01%) Information Security
18 49 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
19 46 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (13.53%) SQL
2 83 (4.99%) PowerShell
3 71 (4.27%) Java
4 39 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 35 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 34 (2.04%) C
7 31 (1.86%) Perl
8 27 (1.62%) C#
9 25 (1.50%) VBScript
10 24 (1.44%) VB
11 22 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.66%) PHP
14 9 (0.54%) Python
14 9 (0.54%) X++
15 7 (0.42%) C++
16 6 (0.36%) C-shell
16 6 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.18%) Ruby
17 3 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 327 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 223 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 170 (10.22%) ITIL Certification
4 150 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 132 (7.94%) Degree
6 114 (6.86%) DV Cleared
7 103 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
8 92 (5.53%) MCSE
9 79 (4.75%) CCNA
10 60 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 59 (3.55%) PMI Certification
12 55 (3.31%) CCNP
13 54 (3.25%) PMP
14 49 (2.95%) MCSA
15 36 (2.16%) MCP
16 35 (2.10%) CISSP
17 34 (2.04%) MCITP
18 30 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 30 (1.80%) ISEB
19 26 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (11.24%) SLA
2 54 (3.25%) QA
3 32 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.68%) ISO 9001
6 24 (1.44%) COBIT
7 20 (1.20%) JSP 440
7 20 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.66%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.42%) COSO
10 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.18%) TickIT
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.060%) BS15000
12 1 (0.060%) GxP
12 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.060%) GAMP
12 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 241 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 94 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 35 (2.10%) vSphere
5 32 (1.92%) XenApp
6 28 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 25 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 13 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.42%) DFS Replication
9 7 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.24%) UAG
10 4 (0.24%) HDFS
11 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (2.65%) SCCM
1 44 (2.65%) SCOM
2 32 (1.92%) OVSD
3 21 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 17 (1.02%) WSUS
5 14 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 14 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 14 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.78%) Nagios
7 12 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (0.66%) SCOrch
9 9 (0.54%) OpenView
10 8 (0.48%) Control-M
10 8 (0.48%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.48%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
12 6 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 6 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 464 (27.90%) Microsoft
2 187 (11.24%) HP
3 184 (11.06%) Cisco
4 177 (10.64%) VMware
5 133 (8.00%) Oracle
6 96 (5.77%) Citrix
7 84 (5.05%) Remedy
8 63 (3.79%) BMC
9 61 (3.67%) SAP
9 61 (3.67%) CheckPoint
10 52 (3.13%) ServiceNow
11 51 (3.07%) Juniper
12 47 (2.83%) CA
13 37 (2.22%) Intel
14 35 (2.10%) F5
15 33 (1.98%) Red Hat
16 30 (1.80%) SolarWinds
17 29 (1.74%) Symantec
18 27 (1.62%) Blue Coat
18 27 (1.62%) McAfee
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