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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 215 272 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.71% 8.52% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 10.50% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 205 145
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £227 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £473 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +145.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.70 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
2218 2590 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.14% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1819 1687
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 126
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -2 80 £310 -11.42% 14
Bristol -2 40 £373 -1.97% 19
Dorset -1 24 £363 -9.37% 5
Gloucestershire -5 24 £450 +12.50% 8
Devon -8 19 £300 -15.49% 2
Somerset +13 14 £429 +7.18% 1
Cornwall - 7 £350 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 155 (41.44%) Security Cleared
2 119 (31.82%) Windows
3 111 (29.68%) SC Cleared
4 82 (21.93%) Active Directory
5 78 (20.86%) PRINCE2
6 73 (19.52%) Microsoft
6 73 (19.52%) Service Management
7 52 (13.90%) DV Cleared
8 51 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 51 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 50 (13.37%) Cisco
10 49 (13.10%) ITIL Certification
10 49 (13.10%) MS Office
11 45 (12.03%) Project Management
12 44 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 44 (11.76%) ITIL V3
13 43 (11.50%) Change Management
13 43 (11.50%) VMware
14 42 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (10.70%) Linux
16 40 (10.70%) SLA
17 38 (10.16%) Windows Server
18 37 (9.89%) SQL
18 37 (9.89%) Firewall
18 37 (9.89%) Problem Management
19 35 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
20 34 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (8.56%) Incident Management
21 32 (8.56%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 16 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.01%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.67%) Apache
4 7 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.60%) Confluence
6 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.34%) IIS
6 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.07%) CMS
7 4 (1.07%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.53%) Moodle
9 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (13.10%) MS Office
2 44 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.07%) MS Project
5 3 (0.80%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.07%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 4 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Primavera
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.15%) Office 365
2 14 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.74%) SaaS
3 10 (2.67%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.34%) IaaS
5 4 (1.07%) PaaS
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.89%) Firewall
2 28 (7.49%) LAN
3 27 (7.22%) WAN
4 25 (6.68%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.08%) Internet
6 16 (4.28%) VPN
7 14 (3.74%) DNS
8 13 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (3.48%) SAN
9 12 (3.21%) VoIP
10 11 (2.94%) OSPF
10 11 (2.94%) SSL
10 11 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (2.67%) BGP
11 10 (2.67%) DHCP
11 10 (2.67%) VLAN
12 9 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.14%) MPLS
13 8 (2.14%) Network Security
13 8 (2.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.48%) Big Data
3 12 (3.21%) MySQL
3 12 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.67%) NonStop SQL
5 10 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.34%) OrientDB
8 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.07%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (1.60%) Bitbucket
1 6 (1.60%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.60%) JIRA
2 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.07%) PeopleTools
3 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.53%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 29 (7.75%) Military
2 28 (7.49%) Finance
3 24 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.01%) Banking
5 9 (2.41%) Marketing
5 9 (2.41%) Retail
6 6 (1.60%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.07%) Back Office
8 4 (1.07%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (26.74%) Analyst
2 49 (13.10%) Support Engineer
3 29 (7.75%) Project Manager
3 29 (7.75%) Service Analyst
4 27 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (5.35%) Network Engineer
5 20 (5.35%) Security Analyst
6 19 (5.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 18 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (4.81%) Service Manager
8 17 (4.55%) Problem Manager
9 15 (4.01%) Administrator
9 15 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.21%) IT Analyst
11 11 (2.94%) IT Support
12 10 (2.67%) DBA
12 10 (2.67%) Developer
12 10 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.41%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.01%) .NET
2 12 (3.21%) CSS
2 12 (3.21%) HTML
3 7 (1.87%) XML
4 6 (1.60%) jQuery
5 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.34%) EJB
5 5 (1.34%) HTML5
5 5 (1.34%) Java EE
5 5 (1.34%) JSF
5 5 (1.34%) Spring
6 4 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.07%) Middleware
7 3 (0.80%) REST
8 2 (0.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.53%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.53%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (0.53%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.15%) Replication
4 17 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 13 (3.48%) CESG
7 10 (2.67%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.87%) CMDB
8 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.87%) Online Banking
8 7 (1.87%) Physics
8 7 (1.87%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.60%) Wiki
10 5 (1.34%) Clustering
11 4 (1.07%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.07%) NHS
11 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 119 (31.82%) Windows
2 51 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 40 (10.70%) Linux
4 38 (10.16%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.48%) Unix
6 11 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.14%) Android
8 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.87%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.34%) AIX
10 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.34%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.07%) Solaris
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.80%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.53%) CentOS
13 2 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.86%) PRINCE2
2 73 (19.52%) Service Management
3 51 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 45 (12.03%) Project Management
5 44 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 43 (11.50%) Change Management
7 41 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (9.89%) Problem Management
9 32 (8.56%) Incident Management
10 30 (8.02%) Migration
11 28 (7.49%) Information Security
12 24 (6.42%) Configuration Management
13 22 (5.88%) TOGAF
14 21 (5.61%) Change Control
14 21 (5.61%) Software Engineering
15 20 (5.35%) Scrum
16 19 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
18 16 (4.28%) Data Protection
18 16 (4.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.89%) SQL
2 26 (6.95%) C
3 25 (6.68%) Java
4 15 (4.01%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.74%) C++
6 12 (3.21%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.41%) Python
8 6 (1.60%) Perl
8 6 (1.60%) Ruby
9 5 (1.34%) C#
10 4 (1.07%) AWK
10 4 (1.07%) PeopleCode
10 4 (1.07%) Scala
10 4 (1.07%) SQR
11 3 (0.80%) VBA
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 155 (41.44%) Security Cleared
2 111 (29.68%) SC Cleared
3 52 (13.90%) DV Cleared
4 49 (13.10%) ITIL Certification
5 35 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (7.75%) CCNA
6 29 (7.75%) CISSP
7 22 (5.88%) Degree
8 21 (5.61%) ISEB
9 20 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (4.55%) CISA
11 11 (2.94%) CCNP
12 10 (2.67%) CLAS
12 10 (2.67%) HNC
12 10 (2.67%) MCSE
13 9 (2.41%) CISM
14 7 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (1.87%) PMP
15 6 (1.60%) MCITP
15 6 (1.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.70%) SLA
2 32 (8.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.34%) QA
6 4 (1.07%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.80%) P3O
8 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (21.93%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.14%) BitLocker
4 6 (1.60%) Snort
4 6 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.34%) vSphere
6 4 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.27%) Samba
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 13 (3.48%) SCCM
2 11 (2.94%) Puppet
3 10 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.34%) Nessus
4 5 (1.34%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.34%) QRadar
5 4 (1.07%) vRealize
5 4 (1.07%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.80%) Nagios
6 3 (0.80%) SCOM
7 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.53%) Netcool
7 2 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.37%) Cisco
3 43 (11.50%) VMware
4 23 (6.15%) HP
4 23 (6.15%) Oracle
5 17 (4.55%) Citrix
6 16 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.74%) Juniper
7 14 (3.74%) Remedy
8 12 (3.21%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.41%) Apple
10 8 (2.14%) Siebel
11 7 (1.87%) CA
11 7 (1.87%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.87%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.60%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.60%) SAP
12 6 (1.60%) Sophos
13 5 (1.34%) IBM
13 5 (1.34%) ScanSafe
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