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 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) Certification
Rank 116 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 24 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 1.14% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 4.12% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £597 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.13 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.16% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -19.54%
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
959 680 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.05% 27.73% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 388 442
Average daily rate £420 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 61
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 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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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
Devon -5 8 £518 +195.71% 1
Wiltshire -12 4 £400 +23.07% 5
Bristol -4 3 - -
Gloucestershire -14 3 £405 -
Dorset -3 2 £481 -0.77% 4
Somerset - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.00%) Windows
4 16 (32.00%) SLA
5 15 (30.00%) Cisco
5 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (28.00%) Solaris
7 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
7 13 (26.00%) VMware
7 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (24.00%) Firewall
8 12 (24.00%) Fat Client
8 12 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (24.00%) Thin Client
8 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
8 12 (24.00%) Project Management
9 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 10 (20.00%) Finance
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
11 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (14.00%) Tivoli
12 6 (12.00%) IBM
12 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.00%) Java
12 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.00%) Change Management
13 5 (10.00%) ITSM
13 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (10.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) Service Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) JMS
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) EJB
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Fat Client
1 12 (24.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Solaris
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) zOS
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) ITSM
5 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) Transition Management
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Cisco
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle
6 5 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.00%) Trapeze
8 2 (4.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) Informatica
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + competitive
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Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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