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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 269 226 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.95% 6.99% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.06% 9.31% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 141 87
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £191 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 24
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.61% -51.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £9.34 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £28.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
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
2432 2428 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.88% 75.08% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1607 1163
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 107 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 103 £335 -10.66% 21
Devon +8 45 £345 +53.33% 1
Bristol +6 40 £375 +2.04% 16
Gloucestershire +17 34 £400 -5.32% 20
Dorset +18 23 £390 +20.00% 6
Somerset -16 15 £400 -38.46% 7
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (37.53%) Security Cleared
2 158 (33.69%) Windows
3 109 (23.24%) SC Cleared
4 102 (21.75%) Microsoft
5 100 (21.32%) Service Delivery
6 95 (20.26%) Service Management
7 88 (18.76%) Active Directory
8 80 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (13.01%) Windows Server
10 61 (13.01%) ITIL Certification
10 61 (13.01%) Finance
11 58 (12.37%) Data Centre
12 55 (11.73%) Oracle
13 53 (11.30%) Problem Management
14 52 (11.09%) VMware
14 52 (11.09%) Cisco
14 52 (11.09%) ITIL V3
15 51 (10.87%) Change Management
16 50 (10.66%) PRINCE2
17 49 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 48 (10.23%) Linux
18 48 (10.23%) MS Office
19 46 (9.81%) Project Management
19 46 (9.81%) Office 365
20 45 (9.59%) HP
21 41 (8.74%) SLA
21 41 (8.74%) Incident Management
22 39 (8.32%) MS Excel
22 39 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 33 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.33%) IIS
4 20 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.49%) IBM Domino
8 7 (1.49%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.28%) Apache
9 6 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.07%) CMS
11 4 (0.85%) Confluence
11 4 (0.85%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.64%) JBoss
12 3 (0.64%) nginx
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 48 (10.23%) MS Office
2 39 (8.32%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.77%) MS Project
4 5 (1.07%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.81%) Office 365
2 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.64%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.43%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.46%) SAN
2 34 (7.25%) WAN
3 29 (6.18%) Internet
4 28 (5.97%) Firewall
4 28 (5.97%) LAN
5 22 (4.69%) DNS
6 19 (4.05%) DHCP
7 13 (2.77%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.56%) Wireless
9 10 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.92%) IP Telephony
10 9 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (1.92%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.92%) VoIP
11 8 (1.71%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.71%) Kerberos
11 8 (1.71%) LDAP
11 8 (1.71%) MPLS
12 7 (1.49%) Skype
13 6 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.49%) MySQL
5 6 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.64%) OrientDB
6 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.43%) Big Data
7 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.43%) Informix
7 2 (0.43%) Ingres
7 2 (0.43%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 20 (4.26%) Capybara
4 18 (3.84%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.20%) Selenium
6 13 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.49%) JIRA
10 6 (1.28%) Maven
11 5 (1.07%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.07%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.07%) RSpec
11 5 (1.07%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.85%) Ant
12 4 (0.85%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.85%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 61 (13.01%) Finance
2 25 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.35%) Banking
4 10 (2.13%) Billing
5 7 (1.49%) Back Office
6 5 (1.07%) Publishing
7 3 (0.64%) Local Government
8 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (15.57%) Analyst
2 40 (8.53%) Project Manager
3 32 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 29 (6.18%) Test Analyst
5 28 (5.97%) Architect
6 23 (4.90%) Service Manager
7 22 (4.69%) Developer
8 20 (4.26%) Coordinator
9 18 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.62%) Network Engineer
10 17 (3.62%) Release Manager
11 15 (3.20%) Consultant
12 14 (2.99%) Tester
13 13 (2.77%) Incident Coordinator
13 13 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (2.77%) Service Analyst
14 12 (2.56%) .NET Developer
14 12 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (2.56%) Lead Test Analyst
14 12 (2.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.18%) .NET
2 24 (5.12%) HTML
3 21 (4.48%) Gherkin
4 20 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 20 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.28%) Web Services
6 4 (0.85%) J2EE
6 4 (0.85%) Java EE
7 3 (0.64%) Middleware
8 2 (0.43%) Drools
8 2 (0.43%) EJB
8 2 (0.43%) JSF
8 2 (0.43%) Leaflet
8 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.43%) Spring
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) Loki
9 1 (0.21%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (12.37%) Data Centre
3 33 (7.04%) Replication
4 21 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.64%) NHS
10 3 (0.64%) Wiki
11 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.43%) CMDB
11 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.43%) Handset
11 2 (0.43%) PDA
11 2 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 158 (33.69%) Windows
2 61 (13.01%) Windows Server
3 49 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (10.23%) Linux
5 39 (8.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (5.76%) Unix
6 27 (5.76%) Windows XP
7 21 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.20%) Windows 2000
9 13 (2.77%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.71%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.71%) Windows NT
12 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.64%) Solaris
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.43%) Android
14 2 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (21.32%) Service Delivery
2 95 (20.26%) Service Management
3 80 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (11.30%) Problem Management
5 52 (11.09%) ITIL V3
6 51 (10.87%) Change Management
7 50 (10.66%) PRINCE2
8 46 (9.81%) Project Management
9 41 (8.74%) Incident Management
10 34 (7.25%) Migration
11 32 (6.82%) ITSM
12 30 (6.40%) Scrum
13 27 (5.76%) Configuration Management
14 26 (5.54%) Mentoring
15 23 (4.90%) PRINCE
16 22 (4.69%) UML
16 22 (4.69%) Unit Testing
17 21 (4.48%) Automated Testing
17 21 (4.48%) Software Engineering
18 20 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.10%) SQL
2 30 (6.40%) Ruby
3 28 (5.97%) C#
4 26 (5.54%) Java
5 25 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 24 (5.12%) Python
7 23 (4.90%) Bash Shell
8 21 (4.48%) C++
9 19 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.77%) Perl
11 12 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.35%) AWK
12 11 (2.35%) sed
13 9 (1.92%) C
14 6 (1.28%) VB
15 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.64%) Scala
17 1 (0.21%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.21%) Korn
17 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (37.53%) Security Cleared
2 109 (23.24%) SC Cleared
3 61 (13.01%) ITIL Certification
4 39 (8.32%) DV Cleared
5 27 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (5.12%) CCNA
7 15 (3.20%) Degree
7 15 (3.20%) MCSE
8 14 (2.99%) CCNP
9 12 (2.56%) MCSA
10 10 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.92%) CISSP
12 8 (1.71%) ISEB
13 6 (1.28%) HNC
13 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.85%) CCIE
14 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.74%) SLA
2 21 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.07%) QA
6 4 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.64%) COBIT
7 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.64%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.64%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.64%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.64%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 88 (18.76%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.26%) vSphere
4 14 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.35%) Samba
6 11 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.92%) NFS
8 8 (1.71%) vCloud
9 7 (1.49%) XenApp
10 4 (0.85%) Firmware
10 4 (0.85%) SRDF
11 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.43%) XenServer
13 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) HDFS
13 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (4.69%) Puppet
2 19 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.99%) SCCM
4 13 (2.77%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.71%) FreeIPA
5 8 (1.71%) SCOM
6 7 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.28%) Nagios
8 5 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.07%) WSUS
9 4 (0.85%) logstash
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Intune
9 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.64%) Ansible
10 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.64%) Nessus
11 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.43%) vMotion
11 2 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 102 (21.75%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.73%) Oracle
3 52 (11.09%) Cisco
3 52 (11.09%) VMware
4 45 (9.59%) HP
5 38 (8.10%) Citrix
6 34 (7.25%) NetApp
7 17 (3.62%) EMC
8 14 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.77%) IBM
10 12 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.35%) Remedy
12 10 (2.13%) Juniper
13 8 (1.71%) Apple
13 8 (1.71%) Nokia
13 8 (1.71%) OpenText
13 8 (1.71%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.71%) Symantec
14 7 (1.49%) Lotus
14 7 (1.49%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £385 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago