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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 732 761 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.84% 9.14% 7.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 12.66% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 363 209
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 57 69
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £127.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 195 £400 +14.28% 48
Hampshire -13 154 £358 +2.14% 52
Buckinghamshire +6 141 £325 -7.14% 27
Surrey -8 110 £350 -12.50% 38
Oxfordshire -2 47 £390 +20.00% 6
West Sussex -2 37 £311 +16.35% 9
Kent -8 20 £325 -1.51% 14
East Sussex -15 18 £150 -58.62% 4
Middlesex -13 4 £313 -26.47%
Sussex +4 2 £525 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £375 -
Home Counties +1 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 543 (33.85%) Windows
2 427 (26.62%) Microsoft
3 396 (24.69%) Security Cleared
4 367 (22.88%) Service Management
5 307 (19.14%) SC Cleared
6 302 (18.83%) Active Directory
7 249 (15.52%) Telecoms
8 231 (14.40%) PRINCE2
9 218 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 211 (13.15%) Service Delivery
11 208 (12.97%) MS Excel
12 207 (12.91%) Project Management
13 202 (12.59%) Cisco
14 201 (12.53%) MS Office
15 200 (12.47%) Finance
16 188 (11.72%) VMware
17 186 (11.60%) SLA
18 175 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 167 (10.41%) Degree
20 156 (9.73%) HP
21 152 (9.48%) ITIL Certification
22 150 (9.35%) Windows 7
23 145 (9.04%) MS Exchange
24 141 (8.79%) SQL
25 139 (8.67%) LAN
26 134 (8.35%) Change Management
27 133 (8.29%) WAN
28 131 (8.17%) Firewall
29 126 (7.86%) MCSE
30 123 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 145 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 78 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (3.30%) IIS
4 49 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 35 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (1.87%) Lync
7 23 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.18%) Apache
10 16 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.00%) CMS
11 14 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.87%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.62%) Drupal
13 9 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 208 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 201 (12.53%) MS Office
3 62 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 58 (3.62%) MS Project
5 30 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.69%) assyst
3 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Endur
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.062%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.062%) Findur
8 1 (0.062%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.31%) Office 365
2 20 (1.25%) SaaS
3 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.44%) IaaS
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 139 (8.67%) LAN
2 133 (8.29%) WAN
3 131 (8.17%) Firewall
4 94 (5.86%) SAN
5 85 (5.30%) DNS
6 80 (4.99%) TCP/IP
7 74 (4.61%) DHCP
8 73 (4.55%) Internet
9 71 (4.43%) VPN
10 60 (3.74%) VoIP
11 56 (3.49%) Wireless
12 41 (2.56%) MPLS
12 41 (2.56%) OSPF
13 38 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (2.12%) SSL
15 32 (2.00%) BGP
16 31 (1.93%) 3G
17 30 (1.87%) Network Security
18 29 (1.81%) Broadband
18 29 (1.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.24%) Oracle Database
3 27 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.75%) EDRMS
10 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.56%) DB2
11 9 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.37%) Oracle OWB
15 5 (0.31%) OLTP
15 5 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.69%) Bitbucket
2 11 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.44%) ClearCase
4 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.37%) PVCS
6 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.25%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.19%) Selenium
8 3 (0.19%) JIRA
9 2 (0.12%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.12%) ERwin
9 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.062%) JUnit
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.062%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.062%) MSI
10 1 (0.062%) TeamCity
General
1 249 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 200 (12.47%) Finance
3 43 (2.68%) Retail
4 27 (1.68%) Billing
5 23 (1.43%) Banking
6 21 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.25%) Legal
8 14 (0.87%) Marketing
9 13 (0.81%) Advertising
10 12 (0.75%) Military
11 11 (0.69%) Publishing
11 11 (0.69%) Back Office
12 10 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.31%) Electronics
15 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.19%) Automotive
16 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 325 (20.26%) Analyst
2 152 (9.48%) Service Manager
3 116 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 108 (6.73%) Service Analyst
5 101 (6.30%) Support Engineer
6 91 (5.67%) Consultant
6 91 (5.67%) Support Analyst
7 89 (5.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 82 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
9 78 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
10 70 (4.36%) Architect
11 63 (3.93%) Services Delivery Manager
12 51 (3.18%) Business Analyst
12 51 (3.18%) Transition Manager
13 44 (2.74%) Network Engineer
14 43 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 42 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
15 42 (2.62%) Service Transition Manager
16 37 (2.31%) Security Consultant
17 36 (2.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.99%) XML
2 56 (3.49%) HTML
3 28 (1.75%) .NET
4 22 (1.37%) Middleware
5 21 (1.31%) REST
5 21 (1.31%) JSP
6 19 (1.18%) Web Services
7 14 (0.87%) LAMP
8 12 (0.75%) CSS
9 11 (0.69%) Ajax
10 10 (0.62%) jQuery
10 10 (0.62%) SOAP
11 9 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.50%) WSDL
12 8 (0.50%) JMS
13 7 (0.44%) Software Packaging
13 7 (0.44%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.31%) J2EE
14 5 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.81%) Clustering
4 38 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 33 (2.06%) PKI
5 33 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.00%) CMDB
7 20 (1.25%) Open Source
8 19 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.06%) SecurID
10 16 (1.00%) iPad
11 15 (0.94%) DTV
11 15 (0.94%) iPhone
11 15 (0.94%) Cryptography
12 14 (0.87%) PMI
12 14 (0.87%) NHS
13 13 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.75%) Smart Meter
15 11 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (0.62%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 543 (33.85%) Windows
2 175 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 150 (9.35%) Windows 7
4 114 (7.11%) Linux
5 108 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (3.68%) UNIX
8 58 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 33 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.93%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.37%) AIX
12 16 (1.00%) CentOS
13 13 (0.81%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.44%) Solaris
16 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.37%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (22.88%) Service Management
2 231 (14.40%) PRINCE2
3 211 (13.15%) Service Delivery
4 207 (12.91%) Project Management
5 134 (8.35%) Change Management
6 123 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (7.17%) Incident Management
8 113 (7.04%) ITSM
9 111 (6.92%) ITIL V3
10 97 (6.05%) Configuration Management
11 78 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (4.68%) Problem Management
13 71 (4.43%) eTOM
14 61 (3.80%) Release Management
15 60 (3.74%) Risk Management
16 59 (3.68%) Validation
17 54 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 53 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
19 51 (3.18%) Change Control
20 47 (2.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 141 (8.79%) SQL
2 106 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 60 (3.74%) VBScript
4 32 (2.00%) C
5 31 (1.93%) Java
6 22 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.12%) C#
8 17 (1.06%) PHP
8 17 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 16 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.81%) VB
11 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.56%) Python
12 9 (0.56%) Perl
13 6 (0.37%) RPG IV
13 6 (0.37%) RPG
13 6 (0.37%) C++
14 5 (0.31%) VBA
15 4 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 396 (24.69%) Security Cleared
2 307 (19.14%) SC Cleared
3 218 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 167 (10.41%) Degree
5 152 (9.48%) ITIL Certification
6 126 (7.86%) MCSE
7 119 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (5.86%) DV Cleared
9 78 (4.86%) MCP
10 77 (4.80%) MCITP
11 67 (4.18%) CCNA
12 62 (3.87%) CCNP
13 60 (3.74%) CISSP
14 55 (3.43%) PMI Certification
15 46 (2.87%) MCSA
16 41 (2.56%) PMP
17 40 (2.49%) MCTS
18 38 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 34 (2.12%) CISM
20 31 (1.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (11.60%) SLA
2 71 (4.43%) PCI DSS
3 47 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (2.31%) QA
5 23 (1.43%) JSP 440
6 21 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (1.31%) COBIT
7 15 (0.94%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.50%) BS15000
10 3 (0.19%) COSO
11 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.062%) TickIT
12 1 (0.062%) P3O
System Software
1 302 (18.83%) Active Directory
2 122 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.75%) Firmware
5 24 (1.50%) vSphere
6 22 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 21 (1.31%) XenApp
8 19 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.81%) KVM
10 9 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.37%) UAG
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.25%) vCloud
13 4 (0.25%) NFS
14 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.19%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.19%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 46 (2.87%) SCCM
2 45 (2.81%) SCOM
3 38 (2.37%) Backup Exec
4 30 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 22 (1.37%) OVSD
6 18 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.87%) Puppet
7 14 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.81%) Nagios
8 13 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (0.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 12 (0.75%) SCSM
9 12 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.75%) WMI
10 10 (0.62%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.56%) WSUS
11 9 (0.56%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.50%) OpenView
13 7 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 427 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 202 (12.59%) Cisco
3 188 (11.72%) VMware
4 156 (9.73%) HP
5 106 (6.61%) Citrix
6 78 (4.86%) Oracle
7 77 (4.80%) Remedy
8 51 (3.18%) F5
9 50 (3.12%) McAfee
10 48 (2.99%) IBM
11 39 (2.43%) SAP
12 38 (2.37%) CheckPoint
13 37 (2.31%) BMC
14 36 (2.24%) Symantec
15 29 (1.81%) CA
16 28 (1.75%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.62%) Apple
18 23 (1.43%) Dell
18 23 (1.43%) EMC
19 21 (1.31%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £200 - £208 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
CRL
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16.70 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
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Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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