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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 844 744 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.57% 8.22% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.38% 11.31% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 348 258
Average daily rate
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£361 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £185 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 72 57
Average hourly rate £16.32 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.50 £51.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 231 £400 - 46
Buckinghamshire +7 161 £350 +7.69% 24
Hampshire -8 155 £349 +7.38% 46
Surrey -2 108 £293 -22.00% 33
Oxfordshire +11 79 £350 +7.69% 13
West Sussex -3 61 £340 -2.85% 9
Kent -13 19 £350 +3.70% 6
East Sussex -2 13 £370 -4.51% 13
Sussex +3 7 £525 -
Middlesex -13 6 £458 +11.58% 1
Home Counties +4 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 555 (32.69%) Windows
2 453 (26.68%) Microsoft
3 432 (25.44%) Security Cleared
4 429 (25.27%) Service Management
5 354 (20.85%) SC Cleared
6 320 (18.85%) Active Directory
7 248 (14.61%) Cisco
8 240 (14.13%) Telecoms
9 236 (13.90%) PRINCE2
10 234 (13.78%) MS Office
11 226 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 222 (13.07%) MS Excel
13 218 (12.84%) Service Delivery
14 217 (12.78%) Project Management
15 214 (12.60%) Finance
16 204 (12.01%) SLA
17 200 (11.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 189 (11.13%) VMware
19 177 (10.42%) Change Management
20 175 (10.31%) HP
20 175 (10.31%) SQL
21 173 (10.19%) ITIL Certification
22 168 (9.89%) Degree
23 161 (9.48%) Windows 7
24 160 (9.42%) LAN
25 156 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
26 148 (8.72%) Firewall
27 142 (8.36%) WAN
28 136 (8.01%) MS Exchange
29 134 (7.89%) ITIL V3

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 136 (8.01%) MS Exchange
2 88 (5.18%) SharePoint
3 78 (4.59%) IIS
4 48 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 46 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (1.59%) Lync
8 24 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (1.18%) CMS
10 18 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.82%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.82%) Apache
12 13 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.47%) GroupWise
15 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.35%) Drupal
16 6 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 234 (13.78%) MS Office
2 222 (13.07%) MS Excel
3 59 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 54 (3.18%) MS Project
5 37 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 29 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.82%) RMDS
3 9 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.47%) assyst
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
5 6 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.18%) Endur
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 2 (0.12%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (1.65%) Office 365
2 17 (1.00%) SaaS
3 13 (0.77%) IaaS
4 8 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.41%) PaaS
6 6 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.059%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 160 (9.42%) LAN
2 148 (8.72%) Firewall
3 142 (8.36%) WAN
4 107 (6.30%) DNS
5 96 (5.65%) TCP/IP
6 90 (5.30%) DHCP
6 90 (5.30%) Internet
7 86 (5.06%) VPN
8 70 (4.12%) SAN
9 59 (3.47%) Wireless
10 57 (3.36%) VoIP
11 49 (2.89%) Network Security
12 41 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (2.24%) OSPF
14 36 (2.12%) SSL
15 35 (2.06%) MPLS
16 34 (2.00%) IP Telephony
17 29 (1.71%) BGP
17 29 (1.71%) Broadband
18 26 (1.53%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 18 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 17 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.47%) DB2
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (0.47%) EDRMS
9 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.35%) Big Data
12 5 (0.29%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.41%) ClearCase
4 6 (0.35%) PVCS
4 6 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 6 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.24%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.18%) Subversion
6 3 (0.18%) Selenium
7 2 (0.12%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.12%) JIRA
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.059%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.059%) MSI
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Forms
General
1 240 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 214 (12.60%) Finance
3 34 (2.00%) Billing
4 30 (1.77%) Retail
5 23 (1.35%) Banking
6 20 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.06%) Legal
8 15 (0.88%) Military
9 14 (0.82%) Back Office
9 14 (0.82%) Marketing
10 13 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.41%) Publishing
13 7 (0.41%) Electronics
13 7 (0.41%) German Language
14 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.18%) Local Government
16 3 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 354 (20.85%) Analyst
2 155 (9.13%) Service Manager
3 136 (8.01%) Consultant
4 125 (7.36%) Support Engineer
5 116 (6.83%) Project Manager
6 108 (6.36%) Support Analyst
7 100 (5.89%) Service Analyst
8 86 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 80 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
10 71 (4.18%) Delivery Manager
11 70 (4.12%) Architect
12 62 (3.65%) Network Engineer
13 59 (3.47%) Services Delivery Manager
14 50 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 49 (2.89%) Transition Manager
16 48 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
17 45 (2.65%) Business Analyst
18 44 (2.59%) Security Consultant
19 43 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support
20 42 (2.47%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.83%) XML
2 58 (3.42%) HTML
3 33 (1.94%) .NET
4 26 (1.53%) Web Services
5 17 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 16 (0.94%) Middleware
7 14 (0.82%) CSS
7 14 (0.82%) JSP
7 14 (0.82%) Rendezvous
8 9 (0.53%) REST
9 7 (0.41%) LAMP
10 6 (0.35%) MDX
11 5 (0.29%) Ajax
11 5 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.24%) J2EE
12 4 (0.24%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.18%) Software Packaging
13 3 (0.18%) WCF
13 3 (0.18%) SOAP
13 3 (0.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.77%) Clustering
4 46 (2.71%) CMDB
5 40 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 32 (1.88%) PKI
6 32 (1.88%) Blackberry
7 23 (1.35%) SecurID
8 19 (1.12%) PMI
9 18 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.00%) NHS
11 15 (0.88%) Cryptography
12 14 (0.82%) Replication
12 14 (0.82%) DTV
13 13 (0.77%) Open Source
14 12 (0.71%) FMCG
15 10 (0.59%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.59%) IVR
16 9 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 555 (32.69%) Windows
2 200 (11.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (9.48%) Windows 7
4 112 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (5.83%) Linux
6 97 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 50 (2.94%) UNIX
9 32 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 25 (1.47%) AIX
12 20 (1.18%) CentOS
13 10 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.47%) Solaris
15 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.24%) Android
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (25.27%) Service Management
2 236 (13.90%) PRINCE2
3 218 (12.84%) Service Delivery
4 217 (12.78%) Project Management
5 177 (10.42%) Change Management
6 134 (7.89%) ITIL V3
7 131 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 123 (7.24%) Incident Management
9 119 (7.01%) ITSM
10 110 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 72 (4.24%) Problem Management
12 68 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (3.95%) Change Control
14 62 (3.65%) Risk Management
15 55 (3.24%) Validation
15 55 (3.24%) CRM
15 55 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (3.12%) Migration
16 53 (3.12%) eTOM
17 51 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (10.31%) SQL
2 116 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 60 (3.53%) VBScript
4 42 (2.47%) Java
5 35 (2.06%) C#
6 25 (1.47%) C
7 22 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 21 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.71%) PHP
9 12 (0.71%) VB
10 11 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.53%) Python
13 8 (0.47%) VBA
13 8 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.35%) Perl
14 6 (0.35%) C++
14 6 (0.35%) X++
14 6 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 432 (25.44%) Security Cleared
2 354 (20.85%) SC Cleared
3 226 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 173 (10.19%) ITIL Certification
5 168 (9.89%) Degree
6 156 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
7 122 (7.18%) MCSE
8 114 (6.71%) DV Cleared
9 102 (6.01%) CCNA
10 86 (5.06%) CCNP
11 79 (4.65%) MCITP
12 76 (4.48%) MCP
13 69 (4.06%) CISSP
14 68 (4.00%) MCSA
15 63 (3.71%) PMI Certification
16 48 (2.83%) PMP
17 38 (2.24%) MCTS
18 33 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 29 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 29 (1.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (12.01%) SLA
2 68 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 40 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (2.18%) QA
5 25 (1.47%) COBIT
6 19 (1.12%) JSP 440
7 18 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.18%) COSO
10 3 (0.18%) BS15000
11 1 (0.059%) TickIT
11 1 (0.059%) GxP
11 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.059%) GAMP
11 1 (0.059%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.059%) P3O
System Software
1 320 (18.85%) Active Directory
2 116 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.65%) vSphere
5 27 (1.59%) Firmware
6 19 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.71%) XenApp
10 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.53%) vCloud
10 9 (0.53%) UAG
11 6 (0.35%) NFS
12 5 (0.29%) KVM
12 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.18%) OCFS2
15 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 61 (3.59%) SCCM
2 45 (2.65%) SCOM
3 40 (2.36%) OVSD
4 26 (1.53%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.35%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.12%) OpenView
7 16 (0.94%) WSUS
8 15 (0.88%) Nagios
9 13 (0.77%) SCSM
10 12 (0.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 12 (0.71%) WMI
10 12 (0.71%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.59%) Puppet
12 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
15 7 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 453 (26.68%) Microsoft
2 248 (14.61%) Cisco
3 189 (11.13%) VMware
4 175 (10.31%) HP
5 87 (5.12%) Citrix
6 80 (4.71%) Remedy
7 74 (4.36%) Oracle
8 65 (3.83%) F5
9 64 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 48 (2.83%) Juniper
11 47 (2.77%) McAfee
12 43 (2.53%) CA
13 42 (2.47%) BMC
14 40 (2.36%) SAP
15 30 (1.77%) IBM
16 29 (1.71%) NetApp
16 29 (1.71%) Red Hat
16 29 (1.71%) Blue Coat
16 29 (1.71%) Tufin
17 28 (1.65%) Symantec
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £259 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfont, Middlesex
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago