The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 115 96 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 28 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 2.60% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 6
Average daily rate
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£405 £175 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+131.42% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £159 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £283 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
ITIL Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1010 577 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.68% 25.81% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 302 373
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 39 52
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.36 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South West region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South West region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Somerset -7 3 £258 +10.75% 1
Gloucestershire -12 3 £405 - 2
Wiltshire -17 3 £455 +213.79% 1
Bristol -17 2 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £700 - 5
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 48 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (52.08%) Windows
4 22 (45.83%) SLA
5 21 (43.75%) Cisco
5 21 (43.75%) Solaris
6 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 19 (39.58%) SharePoint
7 19 (39.58%) Thin Client
7 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
7 19 (39.58%) Firewall
7 19 (39.58%) VMware
7 19 (39.58%) Fat Client
7 19 (39.58%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (22.92%) Project Management
9 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
9 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
11 6 (12.50%) Change Management
12 5 (10.42%) Citrix
12 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.42%) IBM
12 5 (10.42%) Java
12 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
12 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
13 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (39.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.08%) Ajax
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Thin Client
1 19 (39.58%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Solaris
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) zOS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) Service Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.08%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCITP
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) Cisco
3 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
3 19 (39.58%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) Informatica
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