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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 140 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 7 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.80% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.06% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 2
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£350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.18 £42.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +209.09%
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
2440 2270 1725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.06% 76.00% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1384 1090
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 68
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.31 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Bristol - 4 £350 -
Wiltshire -7 2 £228 -42.22% 2
Dorset - - - - 1
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Incident Management
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 7 (30.43%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL V2
7 5 (21.74%) ITSM
7 5 (21.74%) SLA
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (13.04%) MOS
9 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 3 (13.04%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) Hudson
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Major Incident Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Environment Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Assurance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XSLT
1 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.04%) LINQ
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Incident Management
3 8 (34.78%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL V2
6 5 (21.74%) ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.35%) Test Management
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Postfix
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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