The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 241 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.91% 4.98% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 7.04% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 52 77
Average daily rate
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£375 £266 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.24% -21.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £118 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.21 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £95.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2217 1520 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.81% 70.80% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 991 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 69 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +8 58 £250 -23.07% 28
Somerset 0 42 £425 +54.54% 14
Bristol +1 40 £419 +19.64% 13
Gloucestershire +8 35 £400 +240.42% 9
Devon +6 22 £250 +42.85% 7
Cornwall - 14 £375 -
Dorset -1 9 £295 +49.36% 7
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 175 (36.76%) Windows
2 154 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 146 (30.67%) Security Cleared
4 118 (24.79%) PRINCE2
5 109 (22.90%) Service Management
6 88 (18.49%) SC Cleared
7 83 (17.44%) VMware
8 79 (16.60%) SLA
9 72 (15.13%) Windows 7
10 69 (14.50%) MS Excel
10 69 (14.50%) Service Delivery
11 66 (13.87%) ITIL Certification
12 63 (13.24%) Change Management
13 58 (12.18%) Cisco
13 58 (12.18%) ITIL V3
14 56 (11.76%) Active Directory
14 56 (11.76%) ITSM
15 55 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (11.34%) Project Management
17 53 (11.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 52 (10.92%) MS Office
19 51 (10.71%) Telecoms
20 48 (10.08%) Firewall
20 48 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
21 44 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
21 44 (9.24%) Windows XP
22 43 (9.03%) Finance
23 42 (8.82%) DV Cleared
23 42 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
24 40 (8.40%) Linux

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.31%) Lync
4 11 (2.31%) MS Project Server
5 10 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.68%) CMS
8 7 (1.47%) ColdFusion
9 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.84%) Railo
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 69 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.92%) MS Office
3 17 (3.57%) MS Project
4 14 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.63%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.84%) assyst
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.84%) Summit
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.31%) IaaS
2 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.10%) SaaS
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.08%) Firewall
2 34 (7.14%) WAN
3 33 (6.93%) DNS
4 32 (6.72%) LAN
5 24 (5.04%) SAN
6 17 (3.57%) Internet
7 16 (3.36%) DHCP
8 15 (3.15%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.94%) SSL
10 13 (2.73%) LDAP
11 10 (2.10%) HTTP
11 10 (2.10%) SMTP
12 9 (1.89%) VPN
13 7 (1.47%) VoIP
13 7 (1.47%) NAS
14 6 (1.26%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.26%) BGP
15 5 (1.05%) Wireless
15 5 (1.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.15%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.42%) MS Access
8 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.68%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.68%) Hudson
2 8 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.47%) MSI
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) Firebug
6 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 43 (9.03%) Finance
3 22 (4.62%) Front Office
3 22 (4.62%) Back Office
4 11 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.89%) Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Military
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (18.07%) Analyst
2 54 (11.34%) Service Manager
3 43 (9.03%) Administrator
4 32 (6.72%) Transition Manager
5 28 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
5 28 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (5.25%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.25%) Consultant
6 25 (5.25%) Service Analyst
7 24 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 21 (4.41%) Architect
9 18 (3.78%) Support Engineer
10 17 (3.57%) Network Engineer
10 17 (3.57%) Developer
10 17 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (2.94%) Network Support
11 14 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 14 (2.94%) Desktop Support
11 14 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.31%) .NET
1 11 (2.31%) JSP
2 9 (1.89%) CSS
2 9 (1.89%) HTML
2 9 (1.89%) Web Services
3 6 (1.26%) XML
4 5 (1.05%) CSS3
4 5 (1.05%) HTML5
4 5 (1.05%) XHTML
4 5 (1.05%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.84%) SOAP
5 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (0.63%) REST
6 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.63%) Middleware
6 3 (0.63%) Spring
6 3 (0.63%) Ajax
6 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.63%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.83%) Thin Client
2 23 (4.83%) Fat Client
3 21 (4.41%) Statistics
4 17 (3.57%) CMDB
5 15 (3.15%) PMI
6 9 (1.89%) Open Source
7 8 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.47%) RMADS
9 5 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.05%) GIS
10 4 (0.84%) IVR
10 4 (0.84%) Economics
10 4 (0.84%) Handset
11 3 (0.63%) Replication
11 3 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.63%) Firmware
11 3 (0.63%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.63%) iPhone
11 3 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 175 (36.76%) Windows
2 72 (15.13%) Windows 7
3 53 (11.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (9.24%) Windows XP
5 40 (8.40%) Linux
6 21 (4.41%) UNIX
7 18 (3.78%) Solaris
8 17 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.36%) Apple iOS
10 15 (3.15%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.84%) zOS
14 2 (0.42%) AIX
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (24.79%) PRINCE2
2 109 (22.90%) Service Management
3 69 (14.50%) Service Delivery
4 63 (13.24%) Change Management
5 58 (12.18%) ITIL V3
6 56 (11.76%) ITSM
7 54 (11.34%) Project Management
8 48 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (6.51%) Incident Management
10 30 (6.30%) Problem Management
11 28 (5.88%) Risk Management
12 27 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (5.04%) Configuration Management
14 23 (4.83%) Migration
14 23 (4.83%) Business Analysis
15 22 (4.62%) Test Scripting
16 20 (4.20%) Workflow
17 19 (3.99%) Programme Management
17 19 (3.99%) Risk Analysis
18 18 (3.78%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.25%) SQL
2 22 (4.62%) Perl
3 19 (3.99%) Java
4 16 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.89%) C
7 7 (1.47%) C#
8 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.05%) Python
10 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.63%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.63%) VB
11 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.63%) C++
12 2 (0.42%) PHP
12 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.21%) Delphi
13 1 (0.21%) AWK
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 88 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 66 (13.87%) ITIL Certification
4 42 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 42 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 38 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (6.51%) MCP
7 27 (5.67%) ISEB
8 22 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 19 (3.99%) PMI Certification
9 19 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (2.94%) CCNA
12 13 (2.73%) CCNP
12 13 (2.73%) MCSE
12 13 (2.73%) ISTQB
13 12 (2.52%) Degree
14 10 (2.10%) LPIC
14 10 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
14 10 (2.10%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (16.60%) SLA
2 26 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.78%) ISO 9001
4 14 (2.94%) QA
5 11 (2.31%) P3O
6 7 (1.47%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.84%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.42%) COBIT
10 1 (0.21%) BS15000
System Software
1 56 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 55 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.31%) vSphere
4 10 (2.10%) qmail
4 10 (2.10%) Squid
5 9 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.89%) XenApp
5 9 (1.89%) NFS
6 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.63%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.21%) Xen
12 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (5.25%) SCCM
2 18 (3.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (2.94%) SCOM
4 13 (2.73%) HP SIM
4 13 (2.73%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.10%) Zenoss
6 8 (1.68%) WSUS
7 6 (1.26%) AppDNA
8 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.84%) Netcool
8 4 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (0.63%) Puppet
9 3 (0.63%) SCSM
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.42%) MOM
Vendors
1 154 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 83 (17.44%) VMware
3 58 (12.18%) Cisco
4 35 (7.35%) Oracle
5 28 (5.88%) HP
6 26 (5.46%) Citrix
6 26 (5.46%) SAP
7 20 (4.20%) Symantec
8 17 (3.57%) Juniper
9 16 (3.36%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.31%) F5
11 10 (2.10%) Remedy
12 9 (1.89%) NetApp
13 8 (1.68%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.47%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.47%) Avaya
15 6 (1.26%) Lumension
16 5 (1.05%) EMC
16 5 (1.05%) IBM
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £180.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: US$150.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago