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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 127 96 117
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.93% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 3.61% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 8
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£405 £248 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -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
1035 610 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.39% 25.90% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 331 400
Average daily rate £400 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 38 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 December 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
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 December 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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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
Wiltshire -16 4 £375 -36.97% 2
Somerset -6 3 £258 +10.75%
Gloucestershire - 3 £405 - 1
Bristol -12 2 - - 4
Dorset - 1 £700 - 2
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) Solaris
4 18 (40.00%) SLA
4 18 (40.00%) Cisco
5 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
5 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
5 16 (35.56%) Thin Client
5 16 (35.56%) CheckPoint
5 16 (35.56%) Firewall
5 16 (35.56%) VMware
5 16 (35.56%) Fat Client
5 16 (35.56%) Cisco PIX
5 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (26.67%) Project Management
7 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Tivoli
10 7 (15.56%) Change Management
11 6 (13.33%) IBM
11 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
12 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (11.11%) Java
12 5 (11.11%) Citrix
12 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (35.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) SAS
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Firewall
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Front Office
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.22%) Ajax
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Thin Client
1 16 (35.56%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (4.44%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) zOS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.89%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.89%) SOA
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Line Management
9 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) MCITP
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) APMP
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco
3 16 (35.56%) CheckPoint
3 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) IBM
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.44%) Remedy
8 2 (4.44%) Trapeze
9 1 (2.22%) Informatica
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