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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 210 170 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.97% 5.43% 8.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.94% 7.00% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 117 170
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 30
Median hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.10 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -2.36%
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
2350 2429 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.05% 77.60% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1657 1582
Median daily rate £393 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 106 122
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -6 54 £325 -14.75% 9
Bristol +17 47 £328 +9.16% 24
Gloucestershire +7 34 £400 +33.33% 10
Dorset +4 31 £393 +12.14% 4
Somerset +8 19 £300 -27.27% 6
Devon +4 12 £375 +50.00% 6
Cornwall +5 2 £215 -36.29%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 142 (33.81%) Security Cleared
2 113 (26.90%) Windows
3 93 (22.14%) Active Directory
4 84 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 84 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 82 (19.52%) SC Cleared
6 73 (17.38%) Finance
7 70 (16.67%) Service Management
8 67 (15.95%) Firewall
9 61 (14.52%) ITIL Certification
10 58 (13.81%) VMware
11 57 (13.57%) PRINCE2
12 56 (13.33%) WAN
12 56 (13.33%) Project Management
13 54 (12.86%) LAN
14 53 (12.62%) Problem Management
15 52 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (12.38%) Cisco
16 48 (11.43%) ITIL V3
17 45 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (10.71%) Linux
17 45 (10.71%) Incident Management
18 44 (10.48%) DV Cleared
19 42 (10.00%) MS Exchange
20 41 (9.76%) MS Excel
21 39 (9.29%) MS Office
21 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
22 38 (9.05%) Windows 7
23 37 (8.81%) Telecoms
24 36 (8.57%) Degree

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.10%) Apache
5 11 (2.62%) IIS
5 11 (2.62%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.38%) Confluence
6 10 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.67%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.43%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.71%) CMS
10 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.48%) nginx
11 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.29%) MS Office
3 10 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.43%) MS Project
5 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.48%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.52%) Office 365
2 11 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.14%) IaaS
4 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.67%) SaaS
6 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.71%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.95%) Firewall
2 56 (13.33%) WAN
3 54 (12.86%) LAN
4 31 (7.38%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.90%) Internet
6 22 (5.24%) VoIP
7 18 (4.29%) Network Security
7 18 (4.29%) VPN
8 16 (3.81%) Unified Communications
9 15 (3.57%) DNS
9 15 (3.57%) LDAP
10 14 (3.33%) IP Telephony
11 13 (3.10%) BGP
12 12 (2.86%) DHCP
13 11 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (2.62%) MPLS
14 10 (2.38%) PABX
14 10 (2.38%) Skype
14 10 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.62%) Big Data
3 10 (2.38%) MySQL
3 10 (2.38%) OrientDB
3 10 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.90%) Neo4j
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.19%) MS Access
6 5 (1.19%) QlikView
7 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (2.38%) Bitbucket
2 10 (2.38%) JIRA
3 8 (1.90%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.67%) Capybara
5 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.71%) Selenium
7 2 (0.48%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.24%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.24%) JUnit
8 1 (0.24%) PVCS
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
General
1 73 (17.38%) Finance
2 37 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.38%) Billing
4 9 (2.14%) Marketing
5 7 (1.67%) Back Office
5 7 (1.67%) Retail
6 5 (1.19%) Electronics
6 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.95%) Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.95%) Military
7 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (21.43%) Analyst
2 40 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 32 (7.62%) Architect
4 24 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 23 (5.48%) Service Manager
6 22 (5.24%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.05%) Consultant
9 17 (4.05%) Developer
9 17 (4.05%) Network Engineer
10 16 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (3.33%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.33%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.62%) Web Services
2 10 (2.38%) .NET
2 10 (2.38%) XML
3 9 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.90%) EJB
4 8 (1.90%) Gherkin
4 8 (1.90%) J2EE
4 8 (1.90%) Java EE
4 8 (1.90%) JSF
4 8 (1.90%) REST
4 8 (1.90%) Spring
5 6 (1.43%) CSS
5 6 (1.43%) SOAP
6 5 (1.19%) Classic ASP
7 4 (0.95%) HTML
7 4 (0.95%) jQuery
7 4 (0.95%) OCX
7 4 (0.95%) WPF
7 4 (0.95%) XSD
8 3 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.81%) Replication
6 13 (3.10%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.38%) Wiki
8 9 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.90%) Handset
9 8 (1.90%) IVR
9 8 (1.90%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.43%) CESG
11 6 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.43%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.43%) iPad
11 6 (1.43%) NHS
11 6 (1.43%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 113 (26.90%) Windows
2 45 (10.71%) Linux
3 38 (9.05%) Windows 7
4 25 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.00%) Unix
7 16 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.43%) Solaris
12 5 (1.19%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.71%) Android
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 70 (16.67%) Service Management
3 57 (13.57%) PRINCE2
4 56 (13.33%) Project Management
5 53 (12.62%) Problem Management
6 52 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 45 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 35 (8.33%) Change Management
9 35 (8.33%) Migration
10 28 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 21 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (4.76%) Process Improvement
12 20 (4.76%) Scrum
13 19 (4.52%) Business Continuity
14 18 (4.29%) DevOps
14 18 (4.29%) MODAF
15 17 (4.05%) Service Design
16 16 (3.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.10%) Java
2 26 (6.19%) SQL
3 19 (4.52%) Ruby
4 14 (3.33%) Python
5 13 (3.10%) C
6 11 (2.62%) Perl
6 11 (2.62%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.14%) Scala
8 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.67%) PHP
10 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.43%) VB
10 6 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.19%) C#
11 5 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.19%) VBA
12 4 (0.95%) C++
13 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 142 (33.81%) Security Cleared
2 82 (19.52%) SC Cleared
3 61 (14.52%) ITIL Certification
4 44 (10.48%) DV Cleared
5 36 (8.57%) Degree
6 32 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (4.76%) CCNP
9 18 (4.29%) CISSP
9 18 (4.29%) MCSE
10 16 (3.81%) CCNA
11 13 (3.10%) ISEB
11 13 (3.10%) MCSA
12 11 (2.62%) MCP
13 9 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (1.90%) ISTQB
14 8 (1.90%) MCDST
14 8 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.48%) SLA
2 18 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.10%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.67%) HL7
5 7 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.95%) COBIT
7 4 (0.95%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.95%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.95%) ISO27005
7 4 (0.95%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 93 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 45 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 14 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.38%) vSphere
4 10 (2.38%) XenApp
5 9 (2.14%) Firmware
5 9 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.43%) Docker
7 6 (1.43%) Samba
8 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.95%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.95%) UAG
10 3 (0.71%) vCloud
11 2 (0.48%) Snort
12 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.24%) HDFS
12 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (4.52%) SCCM
2 16 (3.81%) Puppet
3 13 (3.10%) Nagios
4 7 (1.67%) WSUS
5 6 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.43%) SCOM
6 4 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.71%) Ansible
7 3 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.48%) Kibana
8 2 (0.48%) logstash
8 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.48%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 84 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.81%) VMware
3 52 (12.38%) Cisco
4 30 (7.14%) Citrix
5 23 (5.48%) Oracle
5 23 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 21 (5.00%) NetApp
7 18 (4.29%) CheckPoint
8 17 (4.05%) HP
9 14 (3.33%) Remedy
10 11 (2.62%) F5
10 11 (2.62%) Sophos
11 10 (2.38%) Juniper
11 10 (2.38%) OpenText
11 10 (2.38%) SAP
12 9 (2.14%) BMC
13 8 (1.90%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.67%) Lotus
14 7 (1.67%) Nortel
14 7 (1.67%) Siemens
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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LA International
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £190 per day
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Rate: £150 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £200 - £280 per day
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