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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 215 165 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.74% 6.73% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 9.38% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 88 98
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 11
Average hourly rate £12.25 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.89 £13.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £30.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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
2310 1760 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.39% 71.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1127 1105
Average daily rate £413 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 95
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 71 £375 -5.66% 18
Somerset +16 33 £650 +179.56% 6
Bristol -5 28 £375 - 37
Devon -4 24 £281 +60.71% 5
Gloucestershire -9 24 £413 +30.33% 11
Cornwall +1 8 £420 +82.60% 1
Dorset -5 7 £294 -18.40% 7
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 176 (38.77%) Security Cleared
2 137 (30.18%) SC Cleared
3 126 (27.75%) Windows
4 120 (26.43%) Microsoft
5 87 (19.16%) Cisco
6 73 (16.08%) PRINCE2
7 72 (15.86%) Firewall
8 70 (15.42%) Service Management
9 68 (14.98%) MS Excel
9 68 (14.98%) Active Directory
10 63 (13.88%) VMware
11 61 (13.44%) Finance
12 60 (13.22%) Service Delivery
13 57 (12.56%) WAN
14 53 (11.67%) SLA
14 53 (11.67%) Project Management
14 53 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (11.23%) LAN
16 50 (11.01%) ITIL Certification
17 44 (9.69%) SQL
18 43 (9.47%) Linux
18 43 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
19 42 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (8.15%) MS Office
20 37 (8.15%) Incident Management
21 35 (7.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 35 (7.71%) Management Information System
22 34 (7.49%) Change Management
22 34 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
22 34 (7.49%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (7.49%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.42%) IBM Notes
6 9 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (1.98%) CMS
6 9 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.32%) Lync
8 6 (1.32%) IIS
9 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.88%) Apache
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.22%) SAS
12 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 68 (14.98%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.15%) MS Office
3 11 (2.42%) MS Project
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
4 2 (0.44%) assyst
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.54%) Office 365
2 6 (1.32%) SaaS
3 4 (0.88%) IaaS
3 4 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.86%) Firewall
2 57 (12.56%) WAN
3 51 (11.23%) LAN
4 26 (5.73%) DNS
5 25 (5.51%) VPN
6 24 (5.29%) TCP/IP
7 22 (4.85%) Cisco PIX
8 21 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (4.41%) DHCP
10 17 (3.74%) BGP
11 16 (3.52%) MPLS
12 13 (2.86%) OSPF
13 11 (2.42%) VoIP
13 11 (2.42%) SAN
14 9 (1.98%) Internet
15 7 (1.54%) Network Security
16 6 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
17 5 (1.10%) SSL
17 5 (1.10%) SMS
17 5 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.66%) MySQL
6 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.44%) MS Access
7 2 (0.44%) OLTP
7 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 8 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.10%) MSI
4 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.88%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.66%) Hudson
5 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) ERwin
6 1 (0.22%) JMeter
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) GCC
General
1 61 (13.44%) Finance
2 29 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.95%) Retail
4 23 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.64%) Banking
6 7 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.32%) Military
8 5 (1.10%) Publishing
9 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
11 2 (0.44%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (14.32%) Architect
2 58 (12.78%) Analyst
3 36 (7.93%) Service Manager
4 30 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (6.17%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.51%) Support Engineer
7 21 (4.63%) Administrator
8 18 (3.96%) Network Specialist
8 18 (3.96%) Service Analyst
8 18 (3.96%) Support Analyst
9 17 (3.74%) Developer
9 17 (3.74%) Consultant
10 16 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (3.30%) Network Engineer
11 15 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (3.08%) Services Delivery Manager
12 14 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.19%) .NET
2 16 (3.52%) .NET Framework
2 16 (3.52%) Web Services
3 13 (2.86%) XML
4 9 (1.98%) jQuery
5 6 (1.32%) REST
5 6 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (1.32%) SOAP
6 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.88%) Ajax
7 4 (0.88%) Middleware
7 4 (0.88%) HTML
7 4 (0.88%) CSS
7 4 (0.88%) WSDL
8 3 (0.66%) JMS
8 3 (0.66%) XSLT
8 3 (0.66%) JSP
8 3 (0.66%) LINQ
8 3 (0.66%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.71%) Management Information System
2 33 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 14 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 11 (2.42%) GIS
5 8 (1.76%) Clustering
6 7 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.10%) PDA
9 4 (0.88%) Open Source
9 4 (0.88%) RMADS
9 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.66%) PMI
10 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.66%) iPad
10 3 (0.66%) iPhone
11 2 (0.44%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 126 (27.75%) Windows
2 43 (9.47%) Linux
3 42 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (5.51%) UNIX
5 25 (5.51%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.41%) Solaris
7 16 (3.52%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.66%) zOS
12 3 (0.66%) Android
13 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.08%) PRINCE2
2 70 (15.42%) Service Management
3 60 (13.22%) Service Delivery
4 53 (11.67%) Project Management
4 53 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (8.15%) Incident Management
6 34 (7.49%) Change Management
7 33 (7.27%) Problem Management
7 33 (7.27%) TOGAF
8 30 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (5.95%) SOA
9 27 (5.95%) UML
9 27 (5.95%) ITIL V3
9 27 (5.95%) Mentoring
10 24 (5.29%) Change Control
10 24 (5.29%) CRM
10 24 (5.29%) Information Security
11 19 (4.19%) PRINCE
11 19 (4.19%) Migration
12 18 (3.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.69%) SQL
2 15 (3.30%) C#
3 12 (2.64%) Java
3 12 (2.64%) VB
4 11 (2.42%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.54%) Perl
6 7 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.10%) C
8 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.44%) C++
9 2 (0.44%) PHP
9 2 (0.44%) Python
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
10 1 (0.22%) RPG
10 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 176 (38.77%) Security Cleared
2 137 (30.18%) SC Cleared
3 50 (11.01%) ITIL Certification
4 43 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (7.27%) DV Cleared
6 28 (6.17%) CCNP
7 23 (5.07%) CCNA
8 21 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 16 (3.52%) Degree
9 16 (3.52%) ISEB
10 15 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (2.20%) APMP
12 10 (2.20%) MCSE
13 8 (1.76%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.54%) CISSP
15 6 (1.32%) CISM
16 5 (1.10%) PMP
17 4 (0.88%) MOS
17 4 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.67%) SLA
2 35 (7.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (5.29%) ISO 9000
4 13 (2.86%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.98%) COBIT
5 9 (1.98%) QA
6 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.44%) BS15000
8 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 68 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.20%) vSphere
4 6 (1.32%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.32%) MetaFrame
5 5 (1.10%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.66%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.66%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
8 2 (0.44%) Postfix
8 2 (0.44%) Firmware
8 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (6.61%) SCCM
2 15 (3.30%) Tivoli
3 12 (2.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 11 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.20%) SCOM
6 8 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (1.76%) HP SIM
7 6 (1.32%) WSUS
8 3 (0.66%) Nagios
8 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.44%) yum
10 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.22%) Netcool
10 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 120 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.16%) Cisco
3 63 (13.88%) VMware
4 31 (6.83%) SAP
5 29 (6.39%) CheckPoint
6 27 (5.95%) IBM
7 26 (5.73%) Citrix
8 25 (5.51%) Juniper
8 25 (5.51%) HP
8 25 (5.51%) Oracle
9 22 (4.85%) Remedy
10 15 (3.30%) Nokia
11 11 (2.42%) EMC
11 11 (2.42%) Lotus
12 10 (2.20%) Symantec
13 9 (1.98%) Fortinet
14 8 (1.76%) F5
14 8 (1.76%) Unisys
15 7 (1.54%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.32%) SolarWinds
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £370 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago