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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 123 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 16 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.63% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.58% -11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
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
2371 1588 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.71% 70.96% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1069 1307
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 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 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 17 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 -5 15 £350 -6.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Somerset - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 2
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (48.89%) Service Management
3 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
6 13 (28.89%) ITSM
7 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 12 (26.67%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) JSP
7 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 12 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (26.67%) SCCM
7 12 (26.67%) Software Distribution
8 11 (24.44%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 9 (20.00%) SLA
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.56%) AppDNA
12 7 (15.56%) MSI
12 7 (15.56%) Process Management
12 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (13.33%) MS Office
13 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
14 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 17 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.

Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
1 3 (6.67%) FWSM
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 3 (6.67%) BGP
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) SMTP
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MSI
General
1 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Service Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Service Transition Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Applications Packager
2 7 (15.56%) Transition Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Head of Service Management
3 5 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Process Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) JSP
2 5 (11.11%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) JDBC
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
1 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (48.89%) Service Management
3 13 (28.89%) ITSM
4 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Software Distribution
5 11 (24.44%) Project Management
6 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
8 7 (15.56%) Process Management
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL V2
11 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
12 3 (6.67%) Change Management
13 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (8.89%) MOS
5 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) AppDNA
3 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 5 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Lumension
2 5 (11.11%) Citrix
2 5 (11.11%) Symantec
3 3 (6.67%) Remedy
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat