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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 113 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 46 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 1.41% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 4.30% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £406 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.50 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +10.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.71%
ITIL Certification
England

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
841 1070 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.66% 32.70% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 631 358
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 41
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -18.18%

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 7 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 May 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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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
Bristol -1 10 - - 1
Wiltshire +18 7 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire -11 3 £550 +69.23% 1
Dorset - 3 £500 -
Devon -7 2 - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Service Management
3 12 (24.00%) Change Management
3 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.00%) SLA
5 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.00%) MS Office
5 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (14.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
8 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (12.00%) IBM
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.00%) LAN
9 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.00%) Finance
10 4 (8.00%) ITSM
10 4 (8.00%) WAN
10 4 (8.00%) Java
10 4 (8.00%) Oracle
10 4 (8.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) QlikView
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (12.00%) Analyst
1 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Architect
2 4 (8.00%) Administrator
2 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Change Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Process Owner
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Change Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Transition Manager
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.00%) EJB
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) JMS
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) Java EE
2 1 (2.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (2.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) PDA
2 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) zOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Service Management
3 12 (24.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.00%) ITSM
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Transition Management
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) Release Management
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) APMP
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) IBM
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Trapeze
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) OpenText
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow