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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 763 582 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.32% 6.68% 5.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.42% 9.37% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 263 271
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £186 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.33%
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
6684 6212 7076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 71.33% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3468 3352
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 248 325
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +19 201 £378 +14.39% 53
Hampshire +3 190 £361 +7.76% 54
Buckinghamshire 0 112 £280 -8.19% 37
Surrey -2 107 £325 -4.41% 49
Oxfordshire +1 36 £350 +52.17% 15
West Sussex +9 35 £290 -17.14% 12
East Sussex +11 33 £275 -35.29% 2
Kent +5 22 £285 -26.45% 9
Middlesex +5 15 £500 +20.33%
M4 Corridor +3 1 £450 +20.00%
Sussex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 505 (33.78%) Windows
2 399 (26.69%) Microsoft
3 360 (24.08%) Service Management
4 303 (20.27%) Security Cleared
5 296 (19.80%) Active Directory
6 215 (14.38%) PRINCE2
7 208 (13.91%) SC Cleared
8 207 (13.85%) MS Office
9 200 (13.38%) Service Delivery
9 200 (13.38%) Finance
10 193 (12.91%) Project Management
11 189 (12.64%) MS Excel
12 172 (11.51%) VMware
13 170 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 169 (11.30%) Telecoms
15 168 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
16 161 (10.77%) Windows 7
17 153 (10.23%) Cisco
18 150 (10.03%) SLA
19 147 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 137 (9.16%) ITSM
21 134 (8.96%) HP
22 132 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
23 131 (8.76%) SQL
24 125 (8.36%) Citrix
25 121 (8.09%) MS Exchange
26 119 (7.96%) Linux
27 116 (7.76%) Degree
28 111 (7.42%) Oracle
28 111 (7.42%) Change Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 121 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 76 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (2.81%) IIS
5 30 (2.01%) Lync
6 28 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 25 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.61%) IBM Notes
10 18 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.14%) Apache
12 16 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.54%) CMS
15 8 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (0.47%) Documentum
16 7 (0.47%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 207 (13.85%) MS Office
2 189 (12.64%) MS Excel
3 64 (4.28%) MS Visio
4 59 (3.95%) MS Project
5 32 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
5 7 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.40%) Maximo
7 5 (0.33%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.27%) Misys Midas
8 4 (0.27%) assyst
9 3 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.20%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
10 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.067%) Staffware
11 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.54%) Office 365
2 18 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.14%) SaaS
4 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.74%) IaaS
6 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (6.89%) Firewall
2 93 (6.22%) SAN
3 84 (5.62%) WAN
4 78 (5.22%) LAN
5 76 (5.08%) DNS
6 69 (4.62%) TCP/IP
7 66 (4.41%) Internet
8 57 (3.81%) DHCP
9 42 (2.81%) VPN
10 33 (2.21%) VoIP
11 30 (2.01%) MPLS
12 27 (1.81%) Network Security
12 27 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (1.67%) Wireless
14 22 (1.47%) 3G
15 21 (1.40%) OSPF
16 19 (1.27%) Broadband
17 18 (1.20%) LTE
17 18 (1.20%) 4G
18 16 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 24 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (0.80%) DB2
7 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (0.67%) SQLPlus
10 9 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.54%) MySQL
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.40%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (0.60%) MSI
1 9 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.33%) Selenium
6 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.27%) Maven
6 4 (0.27%) ERwin
6 4 (0.27%) Gradle
7 3 (0.20%) FindBugs
7 3 (0.20%) JUnit
7 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.20%) Toad
7 3 (0.20%) Checkstyle
7 3 (0.20%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.13%) JIRA
8 2 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 200 (13.38%) Finance
2 169 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 47 (3.14%) Retail
4 22 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.27%) Billing
6 17 (1.14%) Banking
7 15 (1.00%) Advertising
7 15 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (0.94%) Legal
9 12 (0.80%) Marketing
10 9 (0.60%) Military
11 8 (0.54%) Publishing
12 7 (0.47%) Electronics
13 6 (0.40%) Local Government
14 5 (0.33%) Back Office
15 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.13%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 389 (26.02%) Analyst
2 124 (8.29%) Service Analyst
3 111 (7.42%) Service Manager
4 99 (6.62%) Support Analyst
5 91 (6.09%) Project Manager
6 85 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 84 (5.62%) Architect
8 71 (4.75%) Support Engineer
9 63 (4.21%) Consultant
10 62 (4.15%) 1st Line Support
11 59 (3.95%) Business Analyst
12 49 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
13 46 (3.08%) Transition Manager
13 46 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
14 45 (3.01%) Administrator
15 40 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (2.61%) Service Transition Manager
17 37 (2.47%) Desktop Support
18 34 (2.27%) Incident Manager
19 32 (2.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.34%) XML
2 36 (2.41%) HTML
3 30 (2.01%) Web Services
3 30 (2.01%) Middleware
4 28 (1.87%) .NET
5 21 (1.40%) JSP
6 18 (1.20%) CSS
6 18 (1.20%) REST
7 15 (1.00%) Software Packaging
7 15 (1.00%) Ajax
8 12 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 11 (0.74%) SOAP
9 11 (0.74%) JMS
9 11 (0.74%) WSDL
10 10 (0.67%) jQuery
10 10 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (0.67%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (0.54%) LAMP
12 7 (0.47%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 132 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.47%) CMDB
4 35 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 24 (1.61%) Clustering
6 20 (1.34%) PKI
6 20 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.27%) DTV
8 18 (1.20%) NHS
8 18 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 15 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 14 (0.94%) Replication
11 13 (0.87%) Open Source
12 11 (0.74%) AS400
12 11 (0.74%) iPad
13 10 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.67%) FMCG
14 9 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 505 (33.78%) Windows
2 161 (10.77%) Windows 7
3 147 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 119 (7.96%) Linux
5 98 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 86 (5.75%) UNIX
7 83 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.61%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.47%) AIX
12 17 (1.14%) Solaris
13 13 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.60%) Android
16 8 (0.54%) HPUX
17 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.40%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (24.08%) Service Management
2 215 (14.38%) PRINCE2
3 200 (13.38%) Service Delivery
4 193 (12.91%) Project Management
5 137 (9.16%) ITSM
6 111 (7.42%) Change Management
7 106 (7.09%) ITIL V3
8 104 (6.96%) Problem Management
9 103 (6.89%) Incident Management
10 93 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 74 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (4.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 59 (3.95%) Migration
15 51 (3.41%) Asset Management
16 48 (3.21%) eTOM
17 46 (3.08%) TOGAF
18 45 (3.01%) CRM
19 43 (2.88%) Six Sigma
19 43 (2.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (8.76%) SQL
2 50 (3.34%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.54%) Java
4 33 (2.21%) VBScript
5 28 (1.87%) C
6 27 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 19 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.00%) PHP
10 13 (0.87%) C#
11 12 (0.80%) Perl
12 11 (0.74%) VB
13 10 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.67%) RPG
13 10 (0.67%) RPG IV
14 7 (0.47%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.40%) ABAP
16 5 (0.33%) RPG/400
17 4 (0.27%) Python
18 3 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 303 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 208 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 170 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 168 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
5 116 (7.76%) Degree
6 95 (6.35%) MCSE
7 85 (5.69%) DV Cleared
8 72 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
9 58 (3.88%) MCP
10 48 (3.21%) MCITP
11 46 (3.08%) CCNA
12 39 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 38 (2.54%) ISEB
14 33 (2.21%) MCSA
15 32 (2.14%) CISSP
15 32 (2.14%) PMI Certification
15 32 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 27 (1.81%) CCNP
17 25 (1.67%) MCTS
18 24 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (10.03%) SLA
2 43 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 26 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.74%) QA
5 19 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (1.20%) JSP 440
7 12 (0.80%) COBIT
8 11 (0.74%) BS15000
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.27%) P3O
10 3 (0.20%) BS7799
11 2 (0.13%) BS25999
11 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.067%) TickIT
12 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.067%) COSO
System Software
1 296 (19.80%) Active Directory
2 90 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.07%) vSphere
4 29 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.74%) XenApp
6 17 (1.14%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.94%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.87%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.60%) KVM
10 9 (0.60%) UAG
10 9 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.33%) OCFS2
11 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.33%) XenServer
12 4 (0.27%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.27%) Firmware
13 3 (0.20%) vCloud
14 2 (0.13%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.13%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 52 (3.48%) SCCM
2 35 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 17 (1.14%) Tivoli
4 16 (1.07%) SCOM
4 16 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
5 15 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.00%) OVSD
6 14 (0.94%) WSUS
7 13 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (0.74%) Nessus
10 10 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.47%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
13 6 (0.40%) OpenView
13 6 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 399 (26.69%) Microsoft
2 172 (11.51%) VMware
3 153 (10.23%) Cisco
4 134 (8.96%) HP
5 125 (8.36%) Citrix
6 111 (7.42%) Oracle
7 70 (4.68%) Remedy
8 58 (3.88%) IBM
9 50 (3.34%) SAP
10 43 (2.88%) BMC
11 42 (2.81%) Symantec
12 38 (2.54%) ServiceNow
13 35 (2.34%) Red Hat
14 34 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.81%) Lotus
16 25 (1.67%) EMC
16 25 (1.67%) McAfee
17 23 (1.54%) Juniper
17 23 (1.54%) Dell
18 18 (1.20%) F5
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vadis People
Rate: £50-55,000 + car + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £280 to £340 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8.00 - £8.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + Circa £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £518.37 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £120 - £144 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Information Technology Services
Rate: £27k - 32k per year + Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago