The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL V3 skills 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 V3 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 113 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 27 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.73% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - £32.89
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 1510 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.61% 70.86% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 979 1290
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 69 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the South West region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the South West region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 0 15 £388 +4.72% 2
Cornwall - 4 £375 -
Somerset - 4 £375 - 2
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (39.66%) Service Management
3 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
4 17 (29.31%) ITSM
4 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
5 14 (24.14%) Windows
5 14 (24.14%) Project Management
5 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (22.41%) SLA
7 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
8 11 (18.97%) Software Distribution
8 11 (18.97%) SCCM
8 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
8 11 (18.97%) Compatibility Testing
8 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.97%) Process Management
8 11 (18.97%) JSP
9 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
10 8 (13.79%) Content Management
10 8 (13.79%) CMS
10 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
10 8 (13.79%) Hudson
10 8 (13.79%) ISO 9001
10 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
10 8 (13.79%) Jenkins

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) CMS
2 7 (12.07%) ColdFusion
3 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) Railo
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
1 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
1 3 (5.17%) NAS
2 2 (3.45%) FWSM
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.45%) BGP
2 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.79%) Hudson
1 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) MSI
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Service Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Transition Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Applications Packager
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Head of Service Management
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) JSP
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
3 5 (8.62%) XHTML
3 5 (8.62%) Software Packaging
3 5 (8.62%) HTML5
3 5 (8.62%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) JDBC
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) ITIL
2 23 (39.66%) Service Management
3 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 17 (29.31%) ITSM
4 14 (24.14%) Project Management
5 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 11 (18.97%) Process Management
6 11 (18.97%) Compatibility Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Software Distribution
7 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.79%) Content Management
9 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity
9 7 (12.07%) Change Management
10 6 (10.34%) Release Management
11 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
11 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (6.90%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (12.07%) ISEB
3 7 (12.07%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.17%) MOS
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.17%) NCDA
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
1 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (8.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (5.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) AppDNA
3 5 (8.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (8.62%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Citrix
2 5 (8.62%) Symantec
2 5 (8.62%) Lumension
3 3 (5.17%) Remedy
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) NetApp
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) BMC
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow