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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 122 85 115
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +30
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 20 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 1.08% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 3.61% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 7
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£175 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.75 £145.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.68% +1160.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £145.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £145.00 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +2.63%
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
914 665 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.81% 29.79% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 365 420
Average daily rate £388 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £256 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 72
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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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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 -1 13 £175 +6.06% 3
Bristol -18 2 £350 +75.00% 5
Somerset -20 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (56.90%) Windows
3 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 20 (34.48%) SLA
4 20 (34.48%) VMware
4 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
5 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
5 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2
6 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
7 17 (29.31%) Cisco
7 17 (29.31%) Solaris
7 17 (29.31%) Thin Client
7 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
7 17 (29.31%) Firewall
7 17 (29.31%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (29.31%) Fat Client
8 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
9 10 (17.24%) MS Office
9 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
10 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
13 6 (10.34%) ISEB
14 5 (8.62%) Project Management
14 5 (8.62%) Service Management
14 5 (8.62%) GIS
14 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
14 5 (8.62%) SAP
14 5 (8.62%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
1 17 (29.31%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) PBX
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Service Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) Transition Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Major Incident Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
1 2 (3.45%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Thin Client
1 17 (29.31%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.62%) GIS
3 3 (5.17%) iPad
3 3 (5.17%) iPhone
3 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Solaris
3 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.62%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) Service Management
4 4 (6.90%) UML
4 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
4 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.17%) Test Management
5 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.17%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.17%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE
5 3 (5.17%) CRM
5 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) C++
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) ISEB
4 5 (8.62%) MCP
5 3 (5.17%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) Cisco
3 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.62%) SAP
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) Avaya
6 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.45%) Capita
8 1 (1.72%) HP
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