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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 256 204 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.22% 7.06% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 9.36% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 100 90
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£388 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.35 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £18.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -11.11%
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 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +18 108 £385 -12.00% 19
Somerset +10 46 £625 +78.57% 5
Bristol +19 44 £300 -25.00% 20
Gloucestershire -28 18 £415 +34.84% 6
Dorset -11 12 £263 -41.66% 5
Devon -17 9 £190 +8.57% 4
Cornwall +3 8 - - 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 150 (33.26%) Security Cleared
2 111 (24.61%) SC Cleared
3 105 (23.28%) Microsoft
4 102 (22.62%) Windows
5 89 (19.73%) Service Management
6 87 (19.29%) PRINCE2
7 69 (15.30%) Active Directory
8 67 (14.86%) Finance
9 65 (14.41%) Service Delivery
10 56 (12.42%) Project Management
10 56 (12.42%) Cisco
11 55 (12.20%) VMware
12 54 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (11.53%) Change Management
13 52 (11.53%) SLA
14 51 (11.31%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (9.31%) MS Excel
16 41 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 39 (8.65%) Incident Management
18 38 (8.43%) MS Exchange
18 38 (8.43%) Firewall
18 38 (8.43%) Mentoring
19 36 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (7.98%) MS Office
20 34 (7.54%) Management Information System
20 34 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (7.54%) SQL
21 32 (7.10%) Change Control
22 31 (6.87%) CRM
22 31 (6.87%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.10%) CMS
4 13 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.66%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 8 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.33%) IIS
8 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.89%) Apache
11 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.44%) Lync
13 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 42 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.98%) MS Office
3 9 (2.00%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.66%) Office 365
2 6 (1.33%) SaaS
3 5 (1.11%) PaaS
4 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.43%) Firewall
2 31 (6.87%) WAN
3 27 (5.99%) LAN
4 16 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.66%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (2.66%) VPN
5 12 (2.66%) VoIP
6 11 (2.44%) DNS
7 9 (2.00%) SAN
7 9 (2.00%) DHCP
7 9 (2.00%) Network Security
8 7 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.11%) Internet
10 4 (0.89%) SMS
10 4 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.67%) PABX
11 3 (0.67%) Wireless
11 3 (0.67%) SDH
11 3 (0.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.11%) MySQL
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.44%) OLTP
5 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.22%) SQLite
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) MSI
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.67%) Hudson
3 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.44%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.44%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.22%) JMeter
5 1 (0.22%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 67 (14.86%) Finance
2 31 (6.87%) Retail
3 26 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.44%) Banking
6 4 (0.89%) Retail Banking
6 4 (0.89%) Legal
6 4 (0.89%) Publishing
7 3 (0.67%) Electronics
7 3 (0.67%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (13.75%) Architect
2 56 (12.42%) Analyst
3 40 (8.87%) Service Manager
4 35 (7.76%) Project Manager
5 34 (7.54%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (6.21%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
8 18 (3.99%) Services Delivery Manager
9 16 (3.55%) Service Analyst
9 16 (3.55%) Consultant
10 15 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (3.33%) Change Manager
11 14 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.66%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.66%) Administrator
14 11 (2.44%) 1st Line Support
14 11 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 10 (2.22%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.32%) .NET
2 21 (4.66%) .NET Framework
3 19 (4.21%) Web Services
4 9 (2.00%) XML
5 6 (1.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.89%) jQuery
6 4 (0.89%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.89%) Middleware
7 3 (0.67%) REST
7 3 (0.67%) SOAP
7 3 (0.67%) XSLT
7 3 (0.67%) LINQ
7 3 (0.67%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.44%) JFC
8 2 (0.44%) Java EE
8 2 (0.44%) JSON
8 2 (0.44%) WSDL
8 2 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.54%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.33%) GIS
4 10 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.33%) Clustering
6 5 (1.11%) Replication
6 5 (1.11%) Statistics
7 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Open Source
8 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.67%) DTV
8 3 (0.67%) Handset
8 3 (0.67%) PMI
8 3 (0.67%) CMDB
8 3 (0.67%) RMADS
8 3 (0.67%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.62%) Windows
2 26 (5.76%) Linux
3 25 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (4.66%) UNIX
5 19 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.10%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.88%) Solaris
9 10 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.67%) zOS
12 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.22%) AIX
13 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.73%) Service Management
2 87 (19.29%) PRINCE2
3 65 (14.41%) Service Delivery
4 56 (12.42%) Project Management
5 54 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (11.53%) Change Management
7 39 (8.65%) Incident Management
8 38 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 34 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (7.10%) Change Control
11 31 (6.87%) CRM
11 31 (6.87%) Problem Management
12 28 (6.21%) UML
12 28 (6.21%) SOA
13 27 (5.99%) Information Security
14 25 (5.54%) ITSM
15 24 (5.32%) TOGAF
15 24 (5.32%) PRINCE
15 24 (5.32%) ITIL V3
16 22 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.54%) SQL
2 18 (3.99%) C#
3 17 (3.77%) VB
4 9 (2.00%) Java
5 8 (1.77%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.77%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.11%) C
7 4 (0.89%) Python
8 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.67%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.44%) VBScript
9 2 (0.44%) Perl
9 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 150 (33.26%) Security Cleared
2 111 (24.61%) SC Cleared
3 51 (11.31%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (5.32%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 22 (4.88%) ISEB
6 20 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (4.21%) CCNA
8 15 (3.33%) APMP
9 13 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (2.66%) Degree
11 6 (1.33%) CISSP
11 6 (1.33%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.33%) CISM
12 5 (1.11%) MCSE
12 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.11%) CCNP
12 5 (1.11%) MOS
13 3 (0.67%) PMP
14 2 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.53%) SLA
2 41 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (5.99%) ISO 9000
4 13 (2.88%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.77%) COBIT
6 6 (1.33%) QA
7 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.44%) BS15000
10 1 (0.22%) HL7
10 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 69 (15.30%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.33%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.89%) vSphere
5 3 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.44%) XenApp
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
7 1 (0.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (5.32%) SCCM
2 11 (2.44%) SCOM
3 7 (1.55%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.55%) WSUS
4 5 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.44%) OpenView
7 2 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.44%) Nagios
7 2 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.22%) yum
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.22%) AppManager
8 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 105 (23.28%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.42%) Cisco
3 55 (12.20%) VMware
4 30 (6.65%) SAP
5 25 (5.54%) CheckPoint
6 19 (4.21%) Citrix
7 18 (3.99%) Oracle
8 16 (3.55%) IBM
9 15 (3.33%) Juniper
10 13 (2.88%) Nokia
10 13 (2.88%) Lotus
11 10 (2.22%) Remedy
12 9 (2.00%) HP
13 7 (1.55%) EMC
13 7 (1.55%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.33%) McAfee
14 6 (1.33%) FalconStor
15 5 (1.11%) F5
15 5 (1.11%) hybris
15 5 (1.11%) BT
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