The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 101 112 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 43 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 1.65% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 6
Average daily rate £325 £250 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £144 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.32% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +11.45%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1034 666 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.22% 28.63% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 365 597
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 42 94
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ITIL Certification
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon +1 13 £175 -
Somerset - 9 £313 -
Bristol -5 8 £400 - 1
Dorset -5 2 £485 +163.94% 1
Wiltshire -18 1 £350 +7.69%
Cornwall - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (33.33%) VMware
6 22 (31.88%) PRINCE2
7 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
9 18 (26.09%) Cisco
10 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
10 16 (23.19%) SLA
10 16 (23.19%) Service Management
11 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
11 14 (20.29%) Firewall
12 13 (18.84%) Fat Client
12 13 (18.84%) Thin Client
12 13 (18.84%) CheckPoint
12 13 (18.84%) Solaris
12 13 (18.84%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
13 9 (13.04%) MS Office
13 9 (13.04%) Project Management
14 8 (11.59%) Finance
14 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (10.14%) ITSM
15 7 (10.14%) ISEB
15 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
15 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
16 6 (8.70%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Lync
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (4.35%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) PBX
5 1 (1.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Service Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Service Transition Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (4.35%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (2.90%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.90%) Spring
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Fat Client
1 13 (18.84%) Thin Client
2 6 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.25%) GIS
4 4 (5.80%) iPad
5 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 3 (4.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Solaris
3 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.80%) zOS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 2 (2.90%) UNIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (31.88%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.19%) Service Management
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) ITSM
6 5 (7.25%) Time Management
7 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.80%) UML
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Validation
7 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (4.35%) Test Management
8 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) ISEB
4 6 (8.70%) MCP
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
2 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Cisco
4 13 (18.84%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.25%) SAP
6 4 (5.80%) IBM
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.35%) Apple
7 3 (4.35%) Avaya
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
7 3 (4.35%) Nortel
8 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) Capita
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) BMC