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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 750 621 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.07% 7.10% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.08% 9.89% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 280 268
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 83 74
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.36 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 190 £375 +12.78% 31
Hampshire +7 188 £363 +3.57% 42
Buckinghamshire -1 118 £325 +3.17% 28
Surrey -11 81 £320 -5.88% 40
West Sussex +9 44 £225 -25.00% 7
Oxfordshire +8 43 £390 +25.80% 13
East Sussex +15 32 £363 +11.53% 5
Kent 0 25 £275 -29.03% 14
Middlesex -1 12 £500 +21.95% 5
Sussex - 4 - -
Thames Valley +7 1 £285 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 483 (33.85%) Windows
2 373 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 345 (24.18%) Service Management
4 289 (20.25%) Security Cleared
5 278 (19.48%) Active Directory
6 206 (14.44%) PRINCE2
7 205 (14.37%) MS Office
8 197 (13.81%) Project Management
8 197 (13.81%) Service Delivery
8 197 (13.81%) SC Cleared
9 183 (12.82%) Finance
10 179 (12.54%) MS Excel
11 172 (12.05%) ITIL Certification
12 156 (10.93%) Windows 7
13 154 (10.79%) VMware
14 148 (10.37%) ITSM
15 147 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 147 (10.30%) Cisco
16 144 (10.09%) SLA
17 142 (9.95%) SQL
18 140 (9.81%) Telecoms
19 136 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
20 130 (9.11%) HP
20 130 (9.11%) Citrix
21 121 (8.48%) MS Exchange
22 117 (8.20%) Oracle
23 109 (7.64%) Degree
24 107 (7.50%) Linux
25 106 (7.43%) Firewall
26 103 (7.22%) Change Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.48%) MS Exchange
2 89 (6.24%) SharePoint
3 60 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (2.94%) IIS
5 29 (2.03%) Lync
6 28 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 27 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.98%) Apache
12 13 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (0.56%) Documentum
14 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.49%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 205 (14.37%) MS Office
2 179 (12.54%) MS Excel
3 55 (3.85%) MS Project
4 51 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 31 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
5 7 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.42%) Maximo
7 5 (0.35%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.14%) Misys Midas
10 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.070%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.070%) Staffware
11 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.47%) SaaS
1 21 (1.47%) Office 365
2 18 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.77%) IaaS
5 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 106 (7.43%) Firewall
2 85 (5.96%) WAN
3 81 (5.68%) SAN
4 76 (5.33%) LAN
5 73 (5.12%) DNS
6 62 (4.34%) TCP/IP
7 57 (3.99%) Internet
8 48 (3.36%) VPN
8 48 (3.36%) DHCP
9 29 (2.03%) VoIP
10 27 (1.89%) MPLS
10 27 (1.89%) Network Security
10 27 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (1.68%) Wireless
12 19 (1.33%) OSPF
13 18 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.98%) BGP
15 13 (0.91%) SSL
15 13 (0.91%) 3G
15 13 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.66%) Oracle Database
3 23 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.77%) SQLPlus
10 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.63%) DB2
11 9 (0.63%) MySQL
12 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.49%) DataStage
14 6 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (0.70%) MSI
2 9 (0.63%) StarTeam
3 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.49%) Selenium
5 6 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.35%) Maven
7 4 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.28%) Hudson
7 4 (0.28%) JIRA
7 4 (0.28%) JUnit
7 4 (0.28%) Toad
7 4 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.28%) Gradle
8 3 (0.21%) FindBugs
8 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.21%) Ant
8 3 (0.21%) NUnit
8 3 (0.21%) Checkstyle
8 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 183 (12.82%) Finance
2 140 (9.81%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.15%) Retail
4 21 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.12%) Banking
5 16 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (0.91%) Billing
7 12 (0.84%) Legal
8 11 (0.77%) Advertising
9 10 (0.70%) Military
10 9 (0.63%) Publishing
10 9 (0.63%) Marketing
11 7 (0.49%) Electronics
12 6 (0.42%) Local Government
12 6 (0.42%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.28%) Front Office
14 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 376 (26.35%) Analyst
2 114 (7.99%) Service Analyst
3 92 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 92 (6.45%) Service Manager
4 90 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 76 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 74 (5.19%) Architect
7 71 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 64 (4.48%) Consultant
9 60 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
10 54 (3.78%) Business Analyst
11 51 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 50 (3.50%) Administrator
13 42 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
13 42 (2.94%) Desktop Support
14 37 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 36 (2.52%) Transition Manager
16 35 (2.45%) Incident Manager
16 35 (2.45%) Help Desk Analyst
17 33 (2.31%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.73%) Web Services
2 37 (2.59%) XML
3 32 (2.24%) .NET
4 25 (1.75%) Middleware
5 24 (1.68%) HTML
6 16 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.12%) CSS
7 13 (0.91%) JSP
7 13 (0.91%) Software Packaging
8 12 (0.84%) Ajax
9 11 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.70%) REST
11 8 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.49%) SOAP
12 7 (0.49%) SAP Basis
13 6 (0.42%) COM
14 5 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (0.35%) WCF
14 5 (0.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.13%) Management Information System
2 42 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 35 (2.45%) CMDB
4 22 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 22 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 20 (1.40%) Clustering
6 19 (1.33%) Replication
7 17 (1.19%) PKI
8 16 (1.12%) NHS
9 15 (1.05%) DTV
9 15 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 13 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.70%) FMCG
11 10 (0.70%) Smart Meter
11 10 (0.70%) Open Source
11 10 (0.70%) PMI
12 9 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.63%) iPad
12 9 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 483 (33.85%) Windows
2 156 (10.93%) Windows 7
3 136 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (7.50%) Linux
5 102 (7.15%) Windows XP
6 89 (6.24%) UNIX
7 86 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.40%) AIX
11 16 (1.12%) Solaris
12 12 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.63%) Android
14 8 (0.56%) HPUX
15 6 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.35%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (24.18%) Service Management
2 206 (14.44%) PRINCE2
3 197 (13.81%) Project Management
3 197 (13.81%) Service Delivery
4 148 (10.37%) ITSM
5 103 (7.22%) Change Management
6 99 (6.94%) Incident Management
7 98 (6.87%) ITIL V3
8 92 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 87 (6.10%) Configuration Management
10 62 (4.34%) Migration
11 60 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 58 (4.06%) Asset Management
13 55 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 51 (3.57%) Programme Management
15 46 (3.22%) CRM
16 43 (3.01%) TOGAF
17 40 (2.80%) PRINCE
18 37 (2.59%) ITIL V2
18 37 (2.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (9.95%) SQL
2 45 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 43 (3.01%) Java
4 37 (2.59%) C
5 31 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 30 (2.10%) VBScript
7 18 (1.26%) VB
8 17 (1.19%) C#
9 16 (1.12%) PHP
9 16 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.56%) Perl
12 7 (0.49%) RPG IV
12 7 (0.49%) RPG
12 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.42%) ABAP
14 5 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.28%) Python
16 3 (0.21%) VBA
17 2 (0.14%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 289 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 197 (13.81%) SC Cleared
3 172 (12.05%) ITIL Certification
4 147 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 109 (7.64%) Degree
6 83 (5.82%) MCSE
6 83 (5.82%) DV Cleared
7 70 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (3.22%) MCP
9 44 (3.08%) CCNA
10 36 (2.52%) MCITP
11 33 (2.31%) ISEB
12 32 (2.24%) PMI Certification
13 29 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 29 (2.03%) MCSA
14 28 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 28 (1.96%) CCNP
15 24 (1.68%) MCTS
16 23 (1.61%) CISSP
17 21 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (10.09%) SLA
2 42 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 25 (1.75%) QA
5 20 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.05%) BS15000
7 13 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.84%) COBIT
9 10 (0.70%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.28%) BS25999
10 4 (0.28%) P3O
11 3 (0.21%) BS7799
11 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.070%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.070%) GxP
12 1 (0.070%) TickIT
12 1 (0.070%) COSO
System Software
1 278 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 78 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.17%) XenApp
5 29 (2.03%) vSphere
6 18 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 14 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.70%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.63%) UAG
11 8 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.56%) XenServer
12 5 (0.35%) KVM
12 5 (0.35%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.21%) vCloud
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.21%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 60 (4.20%) SCCM
2 28 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 23 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
4 20 (1.40%) SCOM
5 17 (1.19%) NetBackup
6 16 (1.12%) OVSD
7 15 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (1.05%) WSUS
8 14 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 12 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.70%) Nessus
13 9 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (0.63%) WMI
14 8 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
16 5 (0.35%) Vagrant
16 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 373 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 154 (10.79%) VMware
3 147 (10.30%) Cisco
4 130 (9.11%) HP
4 130 (9.11%) Citrix
5 117 (8.20%) Oracle
6 67 (4.70%) Remedy
7 56 (3.92%) SAP
8 47 (3.29%) IBM
8 47 (3.29%) ServiceNow
9 41 (2.87%) Symantec
10 37 (2.59%) CheckPoint
11 34 (2.38%) BMC
12 33 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 30 (2.10%) Lotus
14 25 (1.75%) Juniper
15 24 (1.68%) McAfee
16 23 (1.61%) Dell
17 22 (1.54%) EMC
18 19 (1.33%) NetApp
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