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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 127 119 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 2.74% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £256 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £175 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £467 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.92%
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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
931 876 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.14% 28.75% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 562 362
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 42
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +73.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Gloucestershire -4 5 £375 - 2
Devon -8 2 - - 3
Bristol -12 2 £283 -39.08% 1
Dorset - 2 - -
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England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Service Management
3 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) SLA
4 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (22.50%) MS Office
5 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) Python
6 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle
6 6 (15.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) C++
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.00%) Ruby
8 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) OpenText
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Service Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Change Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Transition Manager
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Process Owner
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) Java EE
2 3 (7.50%) Drools
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PDA
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Service Management
3 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITSM
7 3 (7.50%) Release Management
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
1 6 (15.00%) Python
1 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) APMP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) BMC
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco