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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 220 232 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.08% 7.30% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 9.49% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 138 79
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £55.00 £33.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
2366 2445 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.13% 76.96% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1513 1007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 107 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Wiltshire +18 80 £388 -3.12% 37
Bristol +15 45 £300 -12.72% 17
Somerset -9 28 £525 +61.53% 5
Gloucestershire -19 21 £473 +45.38% 6
Dorset -5 17 £345 -22.25% 6
Cornwall +2 9 £350 +150.00%
Devon -13 8 £300 +71.42% 4
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 141 (32.94%) Security Cleared
2 97 (22.66%) Service Management
3 95 (22.20%) SC Cleared
4 93 (21.73%) Microsoft
5 89 (20.79%) PRINCE2
6 81 (18.93%) Windows
7 65 (15.19%) Finance
8 64 (14.95%) Service Delivery
9 62 (14.49%) Active Directory
10 57 (13.32%) Change Management
11 56 (13.08%) Project Management
11 56 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
13 45 (10.51%) VMware
14 40 (9.35%) Mentoring
15 39 (9.11%) SLA
15 39 (9.11%) Cisco
16 38 (8.88%) Incident Management
16 38 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 36 (8.41%) MS Exchange
17 36 (8.41%) SQL
17 36 (8.41%) MS Office
18 32 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (7.48%) Management Information System
18 32 (7.48%) CRM
18 32 (7.48%) Change Control
19 31 (7.24%) MS Excel
19 31 (7.24%) Retail
20 30 (7.01%) ITSM
21 29 (6.78%) Information Security

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (8.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.27%) CMS
4 13 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.57%) IBM Notes
6 10 (2.34%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.17%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.47%) Lync
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) JCAPS
Applications
1 36 (8.41%) MS Office
2 31 (7.24%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.57%) MS Project
4 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.47%) assyst
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Summit
3 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.80%) Office 365
2 5 (1.17%) SaaS
2 5 (1.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.07%) Firewall
2 24 (5.61%) LAN
2 24 (5.61%) WAN
3 14 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.80%) VPN
5 11 (2.57%) DNS
6 10 (2.34%) SAN
7 9 (2.10%) DHCP
8 8 (1.87%) VoIP
9 7 (1.64%) Network Security
10 5 (1.17%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (0.93%) Wireless
12 3 (0.70%) NAS
12 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.70%) PABX
12 3 (0.70%) Broadband
12 3 (0.70%) SDH
12 3 (0.70%) Internet
13 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.70%) MySQL
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.47%) OLTP
5 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) SQLite
6 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.47%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.47%) Ant
2 2 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Toad
3 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
3 1 (0.23%) JMeter
3 1 (0.23%) Selenium
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (15.19%) Finance
2 31 (7.24%) Retail
3 26 (6.07%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.34%) Banking
6 5 (1.17%) Legal
7 4 (0.93%) Electronics
7 4 (0.93%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (13.08%) Architect
2 45 (10.51%) Service Manager
3 41 (9.58%) Analyst
4 39 (9.11%) Project Manager
5 34 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
8 19 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.97%) Change Manager
10 16 (3.74%) Consultant
11 14 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.04%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.04%) Administrator
13 11 (2.57%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (2.57%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (2.57%) IT Project Manager
13 11 (2.57%) Incident Manager
14 10 (2.34%) Server Engineer
14 10 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.37%) .NET
2 20 (4.67%) .NET Framework
3 17 (3.97%) Web Services
4 6 (1.40%) XML
4 6 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (1.17%) Middleware
6 4 (0.93%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.70%) jQuery
7 3 (0.70%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.70%) REST
7 3 (0.70%) SOAP
8 2 (0.47%) WSDL
8 2 (0.47%) JSP
8 2 (0.47%) XSD
8 2 (0.47%) J2EE
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.47%) Java EE
8 2 (0.47%) JSON
8 2 (0.47%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.48%) Management Information System
2 28 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.50%) GIS
4 7 (1.64%) Replication
5 5 (1.17%) Statistics
5 5 (1.17%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
6 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.93%) DTV
6 4 (0.93%) Clustering
7 3 (0.70%) Handset
7 3 (0.70%) PMI
7 3 (0.70%) CMDB
7 3 (0.70%) Open Source
8 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.47%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.93%) Windows
2 19 (4.44%) UNIX
2 19 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (4.21%) Linux
4 17 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.80%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.64%) Solaris
8 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.70%) zOS
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.66%) Service Management
2 89 (20.79%) PRINCE2
3 64 (14.95%) Service Delivery
4 57 (13.32%) Change Management
5 56 (13.08%) Project Management
5 56 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (9.35%) Mentoring
7 38 (8.88%) Incident Management
8 32 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (7.48%) CRM
8 32 (7.48%) Change Control
9 30 (7.01%) ITSM
10 29 (6.78%) Information Security
11 28 (6.54%) Problem Management
11 28 (6.54%) UML
12 26 (6.07%) SOA
13 24 (5.61%) PRINCE
14 22 (5.14%) Coaching
15 21 (4.91%) TOGAF
16 19 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.41%) SQL
2 17 (3.97%) C#
2 17 (3.97%) VB
3 14 (3.27%) Java
4 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.93%) C
7 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.70%) Python
8 2 (0.47%) VBScript
8 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby
9 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 141 (32.94%) Security Cleared
2 95 (22.20%) SC Cleared
3 52 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
4 27 (6.31%) DV Cleared
5 25 (5.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 22 (5.14%) ISEB
7 14 (3.27%) Degree
8 12 (2.80%) APMP
9 11 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.34%) CCNA
11 7 (1.64%) CISM
12 5 (1.17%) CISSP
13 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.93%) MCSE
13 4 (0.93%) CCNP
13 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.70%) CCSA
14 3 (0.70%) MOS
14 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.11%) SLA
2 38 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.84%) ISO 9000
4 11 (2.57%) ISO 9001
5 9 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.10%) COBIT
6 5 (1.17%) QA
7 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.47%) BS15000
8 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.40%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.23%) Postfix
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (3.74%) SCCM
2 10 (2.34%) SCOM
3 8 (1.87%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.70%) OpenView
5 3 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.70%) WSUS
5 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) yum
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) AppManager
Vendors
1 93 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.51%) VMware
3 39 (9.11%) Cisco
4 26 (6.07%) SAP
5 21 (4.91%) Oracle
6 18 (4.21%) CheckPoint
7 16 (3.74%) Citrix
7 16 (3.74%) IBM
8 14 (3.27%) Lotus
9 10 (2.34%) Nokia
9 10 (2.34%) Juniper
10 6 (1.40%) Remedy
10 6 (1.40%) McAfee
10 6 (1.40%) FalconStor
11 5 (1.17%) BT
11 5 (1.17%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.17%) hybris
11 5 (1.17%) F5
11 5 (1.17%) Capita
11 5 (1.17%) HP
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £436 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago