The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 125 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 20 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.31% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.44% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £329 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.89
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -8.78%
ITIL V3
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2316 1598 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.24% 71.02% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1054 1306
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 152
Average hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 13 £350 -12.50% 3
Somerset -10 4 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - - - - 4
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Service Management
3 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
5 14 (31.82%) ITSM
6 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) JSP
6 12 (27.27%) SCCM
6 12 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
6 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 12 (27.27%) Software Distribution
7 11 (25.00%) Project Management
8 10 (22.73%) SLA
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (15.91%) MSI
10 7 (15.91%) Process Management
10 7 (15.91%) AppDNA
10 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.36%) MS Office
12 5 (11.36%) ISEB
12 5 (11.36%) Citrix
12 5 (11.36%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
1 3 (6.82%) BGP
1 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
1 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (6.82%) FWSM
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MSI
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Service Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Applications Packager
2 7 (15.91%) Configuration Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Transition Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Service Transition Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Head of Service Management
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) JSP
2 5 (11.36%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) CMDB
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
1 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Service Management
3 14 (31.82%) ITSM
4 12 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 12 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (27.27%) Software Distribution
5 11 (25.00%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Process Management
6 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL V2
9 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) MOS
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) AppDNA
3 5 (11.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (11.36%) WSUS
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
2 5 (11.36%) Symantec
2 5 (11.36%) Lumension
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) BMC
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow