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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 222 120 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.02% 5.42% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.87% 7.68% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 59 78
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£388 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £118.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
2250 1562 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.18% 70.58% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1024 1300
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -2 57 £400 +74.67% 22
Somerset +6 46 £450 +38.46% 17
Gloucestershire +5 36 £400 +259.55% 5
Devon +6 29 £300 +76.47% 4
Bristol -16 19 £375 -6.25% 28
Dorset 0 10 £425 +2.40% 7
Cornwall +2 6 £225 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 163 (37.13%) Security Cleared
2 162 (36.90%) Windows
3 147 (33.49%) Microsoft
4 102 (23.23%) SC Cleared
5 101 (23.01%) PRINCE2
6 96 (21.87%) Service Management
7 86 (19.59%) SLA
8 76 (17.31%) MS Excel
9 72 (16.40%) VMware
10 64 (14.58%) Cisco
11 61 (13.90%) Windows 7
12 60 (13.67%) Service Delivery
13 59 (13.44%) Firewall
14 58 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
15 53 (12.07%) MS Office
16 50 (11.39%) Telecoms
16 50 (11.39%) Project Management
17 47 (10.71%) Finance
17 47 (10.71%) DV Cleared
17 47 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (10.48%) ITSM
19 45 (10.25%) Linux
20 44 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
20 44 (10.02%) ITIL V3
21 43 (9.79%) Active Directory
21 43 (9.79%) Change Management
22 39 (8.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
23 38 (8.66%) SharePoint
24 37 (8.43%) WAN
24 37 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.33%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.82%) Lync
5 8 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.37%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 76 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 53 (12.07%) MS Office
3 9 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.05%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.91%) assyst
4 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.46%) Summit
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.96%) IaaS
2 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.59%) SaaS
4 3 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.44%) Firewall
2 37 (8.43%) WAN
3 36 (8.20%) LAN
4 33 (7.52%) DNS
5 23 (5.24%) Cisco PIX
6 22 (5.01%) Internet
7 20 (4.56%) DHCP
8 18 (4.10%) SSL
9 16 (3.64%) VPN
10 12 (2.73%) HTTP
10 12 (2.73%) BGP
11 11 (2.51%) TCP/IP
11 11 (2.51%) LDAP
12 10 (2.28%) SMTP
12 10 (2.28%) MPLS
12 10 (2.28%) VLAN
13 9 (2.05%) EIGRP
13 9 (2.05%) SAN
14 5 (1.14%) Wireless
14 5 (1.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.46%) MySQL
6 2 (0.46%) MS Access
6 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.82%) MSI
3 4 (0.91%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.46%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) Firebug
6 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) ERwin
6 1 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 47 (10.71%) Finance
3 21 (4.78%) Back Office
4 19 (4.33%) Front Office
5 16 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.51%) Banking
7 8 (1.82%) Military
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (16.40%) Analyst
2 44 (10.02%) Service Manager
3 36 (8.20%) Administrator
4 30 (6.83%) Architect
5 28 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (5.69%) Transition Manager
7 24 (5.47%) Project Manager
7 24 (5.47%) Service Analyst
8 22 (5.01%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (4.56%) Service Transition Manager
10 19 (4.33%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.33%) Network Engineer
11 18 (4.10%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (3.64%) Consultant
14 15 (3.42%) Desktop Support
14 15 (3.42%) Developer
14 15 (3.42%) Team Leader
15 14 (3.19%) Network Support
15 14 (3.19%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.19%) JSP
2 8 (1.82%) .NET
3 7 (1.59%) Web Services
3 7 (1.59%) REST
4 6 (1.37%) XML
4 6 (1.37%) SOAP
5 5 (1.14%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.91%) CSS
6 4 (0.91%) Middleware
6 4 (0.91%) HTML
7 3 (0.68%) jQuery
7 3 (0.68%) Ajax
7 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.46%) WCF
8 2 (0.46%) XSLT
8 2 (0.46%) JMS
8 2 (0.46%) WSDL
8 2 (0.46%) Drools
8 2 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.56%) Thin Client
2 20 (4.56%) Fat Client
3 16 (3.64%) Statistics
4 12 (2.73%) RMADS
5 10 (2.28%) CMDB
6 8 (1.82%) PMI
7 7 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.14%) GIS
9 4 (0.91%) Firmware
9 4 (0.91%) Economics
9 4 (0.91%) Open Source
9 4 (0.91%) iPad
9 4 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.91%) iPhone
10 3 (0.68%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.68%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 162 (36.90%) Windows
2 61 (13.90%) Windows 7
3 45 (10.25%) Linux
4 44 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (7.74%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.56%) Solaris
7 17 (3.87%) Apple iOS
8 16 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.19%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.82%) UNIX
13 2 (0.46%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) HPUX
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.01%) PRINCE2
2 96 (21.87%) Service Management
3 60 (13.67%) Service Delivery
4 50 (11.39%) Project Management
5 46 (10.48%) ITSM
6 44 (10.02%) ITIL V3
7 43 (9.79%) Change Management
8 37 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (6.61%) Problem Management
10 27 (6.15%) Risk Management
11 26 (5.92%) Incident Management
12 24 (5.47%) Configuration Management
13 23 (5.24%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.01%) Test Scripting
15 19 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (4.33%) SOA
16 17 (3.87%) Workflow
16 17 (3.87%) Migration
17 16 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.33%) SQL
2 18 (4.10%) Perl
3 17 (3.87%) Java
4 14 (3.19%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.05%) C
6 6 (1.37%) C#
7 5 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.14%) Python
8 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.91%) C++
8 4 (0.91%) PHP
9 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.68%) VB
9 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.23%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 163 (37.13%) Security Cleared
2 102 (23.23%) SC Cleared
3 58 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
4 47 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 39 (8.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 31 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (6.61%) MCP
8 25 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (5.24%) ISEB
10 20 (4.56%) CCNP
11 16 (3.64%) CCNA
11 16 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (3.64%) Degree
12 14 (3.19%) PMI Certification
13 13 (2.96%) ISTQB
14 10 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (2.28%) CCENT
14 10 (2.28%) LPIC
14 10 (2.28%) CEH
14 10 (2.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (19.59%) SLA
2 22 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.73%) ISO 9000
3 12 (2.73%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.28%) QA
5 6 (1.37%) P3O
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.46%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) BS15000
System Software
1 47 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (9.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.96%) vSphere
4 10 (2.28%) qmail
4 10 (2.28%) Squid
5 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.14%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.14%) MetaFrame
6 5 (1.14%) XenApp
6 5 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.46%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (6.15%) SCCM
2 20 (4.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (3.42%) HP SIM
3 15 (3.42%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.28%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.59%) SCOM
5 7 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.59%) AppDNA
6 6 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (1.14%) WSUS
8 4 (0.91%) Netcool
8 4 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.46%) MOM
10 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 147 (33.49%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.40%) VMware
3 64 (14.58%) Cisco
4 35 (7.97%) HP
5 29 (6.61%) SAP
6 28 (6.38%) Citrix
7 25 (5.69%) Oracle
8 23 (5.24%) Symantec
9 22 (5.01%) Juniper
10 20 (4.56%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.42%) Remedy
11 15 (3.42%) F5
12 11 (2.51%) IBM
13 8 (1.82%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.59%) Avaya
14 7 (1.59%) EMC
15 6 (1.37%) Lumension
16 5 (1.14%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.14%) Blue Coat
16 5 (1.14%) Dell
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