The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 245 135 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.27% 6.26% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 8.84% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 73 70
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 14
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.89 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £55.00 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.47%
ITIL
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
2471 1528 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.32% 70.87% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1021 1233
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 89 154
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.55 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ITIL
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 across the South West region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ITIL
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 across the South West region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

ITIL
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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 71 £455 +34.81% 29
Devon +11 54 £325 +85.71% 12
Gloucestershire +13 38 £325 -11.86% 8
Bristol -11 36 £325 -16.12% 33
Somerset -4 23 £400 +24.03% 12
Dorset -2 9 £425 +47.82% 9
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ITIL 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.

1 191 (40.13%) Security Cleared
2 168 (35.29%) Windows
3 131 (27.52%) Microsoft
4 128 (26.89%) SC Cleared
5 101 (21.22%) PRINCE2
6 93 (19.54%) Cisco
7 91 (19.12%) MS Excel
8 89 (18.70%) Firewall
9 82 (17.23%) Service Management
10 79 (16.60%) SLA
11 65 (13.66%) WAN
12 62 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (12.82%) Active Directory
13 61 (12.82%) VMware
14 59 (12.39%) LAN
15 58 (12.18%) DV Cleared
16 56 (11.76%) Linux
17 55 (11.55%) Project Management
17 55 (11.55%) Telecoms
18 54 (11.34%) MS Office
19 53 (11.13%) Finance
20 48 (10.08%) Service Delivery
20 48 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
21 47 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
21 47 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
22 45 (9.45%) Windows 7
23 44 (9.24%) ITIL V3
24 43 (9.03%) HP
25 41 (8.61%) DNS
26 40 (8.40%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.25%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.31%) Lync
5 11 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.05%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.63%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.21%) Drupal
12 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 91 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.34%) MS Office
3 11 (2.31%) MS Project
4 9 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.84%) Summit
4 3 (0.63%) assyst
4 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.15%) IaaS
2 8 (1.68%) SaaS
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.70%) Firewall
2 65 (13.66%) WAN
3 59 (12.39%) LAN
4 41 (8.61%) DNS
5 28 (5.88%) DHCP
5 28 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
6 22 (4.62%) VPN
6 22 (4.62%) BGP
6 22 (4.62%) MPLS
7 21 (4.41%) Internet
8 20 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (3.99%) TCP/IP
10 16 (3.36%) SSL
11 14 (2.94%) OSPF
12 11 (2.31%) HTTP
13 10 (2.10%) SAN
13 10 (2.10%) SMTP
14 9 (1.89%) LDAP
14 9 (1.89%) VLAN
15 8 (1.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.84%) MS Access
4 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.63%) MySQL
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (2.31%) MSI
2 6 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.84%) StarTeam
3 4 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) Toad
6 1 (0.21%) ERwin
6 1 (0.21%) Hudson
6 1 (0.21%) GCC
6 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (11.55%) Telecoms
2 53 (11.13%) Finance
3 19 (3.99%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.52%) Military
5 9 (1.89%) Banking
6 6 (1.26%) Back Office
7 5 (1.05%) Retail
7 5 (1.05%) Publishing
7 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Front Office
9 3 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (17.02%) Analyst
2 46 (9.66%) Service Manager
3 42 (8.82%) Administrator
4 40 (8.40%) Architect
5 33 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
6 29 (6.09%) Project Manager
7 24 (5.04%) Service Analyst
8 23 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (4.62%) Transition Manager
10 19 (3.99%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.78%) Developer
11 18 (3.78%) Network Specialist
12 17 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
13 15 (3.15%) Consultant
13 15 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (2.94%) Desktop Support
15 13 (2.73%) Network Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (2.73%) Storage Administrator
15 13 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.94%) JSP
2 6 (1.26%) .NET
2 6 (1.26%) XML
3 5 (1.05%) SOAP
3 5 (1.05%) Software Packaging
3 5 (1.05%) jQuery
3 5 (1.05%) REST
4 4 (0.84%) Middleware
5 3 (0.63%) Ajax
5 3 (0.63%) Web Services
5 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.63%) CSS
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.42%) JMS
6 2 (0.42%) WSDL
6 2 (0.42%) Drools
7 1 (0.21%) LINQ
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.78%) Thin Client
3 18 (3.78%) Fat Client
4 14 (2.94%) RMADS
5 9 (1.89%) Data Extraction
5 9 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.68%) PMI
7 7 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.05%) Economics
8 5 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.84%) Open Source
9 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.84%) PDA
9 4 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.84%) Clustering
10 3 (0.63%) NHS
10 3 (0.63%) Replication
10 3 (0.63%) CMDB
10 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 168 (35.29%) Windows
2 62 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (11.76%) Linux
4 47 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (9.45%) Windows 7
6 35 (7.35%) Windows XP
7 22 (4.62%) Solaris
8 17 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.36%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.73%) UNIX
11 13 (2.73%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.42%) Android
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.21%) HPUX
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.22%) PRINCE2
2 82 (17.23%) Service Management
3 55 (11.55%) Project Management
4 48 (10.08%) Service Delivery
5 44 (9.24%) ITIL V3
6 36 (7.56%) Change Management
7 34 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 31 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (6.30%) Incident Management
10 27 (5.67%) Risk Management
11 24 (5.04%) ITSM
11 24 (5.04%) Configuration Management
11 24 (5.04%) SOA
12 23 (4.83%) Migration
12 23 (4.83%) TOGAF
13 22 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (4.20%) Business Analysis
15 19 (3.99%) Programme Management
16 17 (3.57%) Capacity Management
16 17 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.72%) SQL
2 17 (3.57%) Perl
2 17 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.15%) Java
4 9 (1.89%) C
5 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.05%) C#
7 5 (1.05%) Python
8 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.84%) C++
8 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.84%) PHP
9 3 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) RPG
10 1 (0.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) Korn
10 1 (0.21%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 191 (40.13%) Security Cleared
2 128 (26.89%) SC Cleared
3 58 (12.18%) DV Cleared
4 48 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (7.56%) CCNP
7 24 (5.04%) CCNA
8 22 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (3.57%) Degree
10 17 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (3.36%) PMI Certification
12 15 (3.15%) MCSE
13 12 (2.52%) CISSP
13 12 (2.52%) CEH
14 11 (2.31%) ISEB
15 9 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.89%) LPIC
15 9 (1.89%) CCENT
16 8 (1.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (16.60%) SLA
2 24 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.94%) ISO 9000
3 14 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.52%) QA
5 5 (1.05%) P3O
6 4 (0.84%) COBIT
6 4 (0.84%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.21%) BS15000
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.20%) vSphere
4 9 (1.89%) qmail
4 9 (1.89%) Squid
4 9 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.26%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.26%) MetaFrame
7 5 (1.05%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.84%) XenApp
9 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.63%) Novell eDirectory
9 3 (0.63%) Firmware
9 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 38 (7.98%) SCCM
2 25 (5.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 20 (4.20%) HP SIM
3 20 (4.20%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.10%) SCOM
5 9 (1.89%) Zenoss
6 8 (1.68%) WSUS
6 8 (1.68%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 7 (1.47%) AppDNA
8 5 (1.05%) Netcool
8 5 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.42%) MOM
10 2 (0.42%) Nagios
10 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 131 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 93 (19.54%) Cisco
3 61 (12.82%) VMware
4 43 (9.03%) HP
5 36 (7.56%) SAP
6 34 (7.14%) Citrix
7 32 (6.72%) Juniper
8 28 (5.88%) Symantec
9 26 (5.46%) Remedy
10 24 (5.04%) Oracle
11 23 (4.83%) CheckPoint
12 16 (3.36%) IBM
12 16 (3.36%) F5
13 13 (2.73%) 3PAR
14 12 (2.52%) EMC
15 9 (1.89%) Fortinet
16 6 (1.26%) Lumension
16 6 (1.26%) Unisys
17 5 (1.05%) Avaya
17 5 (1.05%) McAfee
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