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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 129 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 18 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.96% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £114 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
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 1667 1813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.66% 70.10% 67.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1091 1074
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 113
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 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 -18 8 £114 -69.32% 1
Bristol - 4 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £425 -
Somerset - 1 £325 -
Dorset - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (55.88%) Incident Management
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) Service Management
5 8 (23.53%) JSP
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 8 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (23.53%) SCCM
5 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 8 (23.53%) Software Distribution
6 7 (20.59%) SLA
6 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.65%) MS Office
7 6 (17.65%) MSI
7 6 (17.65%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL V2
7 6 (17.65%) AppDNA
8 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.71%) ITSM
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) MOS
10 3 (8.82%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (17.65%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
1 3 (8.82%) BGP
1 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
1 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (8.82%) FWSM
2 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.88%) SMTP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MSI
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Hudson
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Applications Packager
1 6 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Incident Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Major Incident Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Process Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) JSP
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) XSLT
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) LINQ
3 2 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
1 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (55.88%) Incident Management
3 10 (29.41%) Service Management
4 8 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Software Distribution
5 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
6 6 (17.65%) Change Management
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL V2
7 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) ITSM
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) MOS
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) AppDNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) BMC
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) Lumension