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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 207 146 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.23% 6.20% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 8.86% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 73 69
Average daily rate
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£389 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £30.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
2426 1647 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.07% 69.97% 67.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1644 1075 1061
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 111 124
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 57 £450 +16.12% 19
Devon +9 38 £275 +57.14% 6
Bristol -5 33 £375 - 30
Gloucestershire -2 31 £425 +30.76% 4
Somerset -3 20 £325 +72.18% 4
Dorset +9 10 £288 +18.55% 6
Cornwall 0 3 £420 +82.60%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 191 (42.63%) Security Cleared
2 143 (31.92%) Windows
3 128 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 125 (27.90%) Microsoft
5 89 (19.87%) Cisco
6 85 (18.97%) MS Excel
7 84 (18.75%) Firewall
8 75 (16.74%) PRINCE2
9 70 (15.63%) Service Management
10 66 (14.73%) SLA
11 62 (13.84%) WAN
11 62 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (13.62%) Active Directory
13 60 (13.39%) VMware
14 59 (13.17%) Service Delivery
14 59 (13.17%) DV Cleared
15 56 (12.50%) Finance
15 56 (12.50%) Project Management
16 55 (12.28%) LAN
17 53 (11.83%) Linux
18 50 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
19 46 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 46 (10.27%) Telecoms
20 44 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
21 42 (9.38%) SCCM
22 40 (8.93%) HP
22 40 (8.93%) SQL
23 38 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
24 36 (8.04%) SharePoint
25 35 (7.81%) MS Office

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 36 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.01%) Lync
8 8 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.12%) IIS
10 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (0.89%) Apache
12 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Process Server
14 1 (0.22%) SAS
14 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 85 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.81%) MS Office
3 10 (2.23%) MS Project
4 6 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.89%) assyst
5 3 (0.67%) Summit
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.67%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.35%) IaaS
2 6 (1.34%) SaaS
3 4 (0.89%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (18.75%) Firewall
2 62 (13.84%) WAN
3 55 (12.28%) LAN
4 32 (7.14%) DNS
5 29 (6.47%) VPN
6 27 (6.03%) Cisco PIX
7 25 (5.58%) DHCP
8 21 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (4.46%) MPLS
9 20 (4.46%) BGP
10 18 (4.02%) TCP/IP
11 16 (3.57%) Internet
12 13 (2.90%) SAN
12 13 (2.90%) OSPF
13 12 (2.68%) VoIP
14 8 (1.79%) SSL
15 7 (1.56%) EIGRP
16 6 (1.34%) Network Security
16 6 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.67%) MySQL
6 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.45%) MS Access
7 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.22%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.22%) OLTP
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.23%) MSI
2 9 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.89%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.67%) Hudson
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) ERwin
6 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.22%) GCC
General
1 56 (12.50%) Finance
2 46 (10.27%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.35%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.68%) Military
5 10 (2.23%) Banking
6 9 (2.01%) Retail
7 6 (1.34%) Back Office
8 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.12%) Publishing
9 4 (0.89%) Front Office
10 3 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (16.96%) Analyst
2 50 (11.16%) Architect
3 38 (8.48%) Service Manager
4 34 (7.59%) Administrator
5 30 (6.70%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (4.69%) Service Analyst
8 19 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (4.24%) Consultant
9 18 (4.02%) Support Analyst
9 18 (4.02%) Support Engineer
9 18 (4.02%) Network Specialist
10 17 (3.79%) Developer
11 16 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.90%) Security Architect
13 13 (2.90%) Network Engineer
14 12 (2.68%) Storage Systems Administrator
14 12 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.68%) XML
2 10 (2.23%) JSP
3 9 (2.01%) jQuery
4 7 (1.56%) .NET
5 6 (1.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (1.34%) REST
5 6 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (1.34%) SOAP
5 6 (1.34%) Web Services
6 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.89%) CSS
7 4 (0.89%) HTML
7 4 (0.89%) Ajax
8 3 (0.67%) LINQ
8 3 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.67%) WSDL
8 3 (0.67%) XSLT
8 3 (0.67%) Middleware
8 3 (0.67%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 16 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 14 (3.13%) RMADS
5 9 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.01%) Data Extraction
6 8 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.79%) Clustering
7 5 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.89%) PMI
8 4 (0.89%) PDA
8 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.67%) iPhone
9 3 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.67%) iPad
10 2 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 143 (31.92%) Windows
2 62 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (11.83%) Linux
4 46 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.36%) Solaris
6 24 (5.36%) UNIX
7 18 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.35%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.67%) Android
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.45%) zOS
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.74%) PRINCE2
2 70 (15.63%) Service Management
3 59 (13.17%) Service Delivery
4 56 (12.50%) Project Management
5 38 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 34 (7.59%) ITIL V3
7 34 (7.59%) Change Management
8 32 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 30 (6.70%) TOGAF
10 26 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (5.36%) SOA
11 24 (5.36%) Migration
11 24 (5.36%) Business Analysis
12 23 (5.13%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.24%) ITSM
13 19 (4.24%) Mentoring
14 17 (3.79%) Capacity Management
15 16 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.93%) SQL
2 13 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.68%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.46%) Java
5 10 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.01%) Perl
7 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.34%) C
8 6 (1.34%) C#
9 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.67%) Python
10 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.67%) PHP
10 3 (0.67%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.45%) C++
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) RPG
12 1 (0.22%) R
12 1 (0.22%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 191 (42.63%) Security Cleared
2 128 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 59 (13.17%) DV Cleared
4 50 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (7.81%) CCNP
7 26 (5.80%) CCNA
8 21 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (4.24%) Degree
10 15 (3.35%) CISSP
11 14 (3.13%) MCSE
12 13 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (2.68%) CEH
14 11 (2.46%) PMI Certification
14 11 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (1.79%) APMP
16 7 (1.56%) MCITP
16 7 (1.56%) PMP
17 6 (1.34%) MCP
18 4 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (14.73%) SLA
2 26 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.13%) ISO 9000
3 14 (3.13%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.79%) QA
5 6 (1.34%) COBIT
6 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.67%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.45%) BS15000
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (13.62%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.57%) vSphere
4 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.34%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.34%) MetaFrame
5 6 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.89%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.67%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (0.67%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.67%) XenApp
8 2 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.45%) qmail
8 2 (0.45%) Postfix
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (9.38%) SCCM
2 20 (4.46%) NetBackup
3 19 (4.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 17 (3.79%) HP SIM
5 15 (3.35%) Tivoli
6 13 (2.90%) SCOM
7 12 (2.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 7 (1.56%) WSUS
9 6 (1.34%) AppDNA
10 5 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.67%) Nagios
12 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.45%) yum
13 2 (0.45%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.45%) Netcool
13 2 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
14 1 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 125 (27.90%) Microsoft
2 89 (19.87%) Cisco
3 60 (13.39%) VMware
4 40 (8.93%) HP
5 31 (6.92%) SAP
6 30 (6.70%) Citrix
7 29 (6.47%) Oracle
8 26 (5.80%) CheckPoint
8 26 (5.80%) Remedy
9 24 (5.36%) IBM
9 24 (5.36%) Juniper
10 22 (4.91%) Symantec
11 12 (2.68%) 3PAR
12 11 (2.46%) EMC
13 10 (2.23%) F5
14 9 (2.01%) Fortinet
15 7 (1.56%) Nokia
16 6 (1.34%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.34%) ServiceNow
16 6 (1.34%) Red Hat
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Code Red Associates
Rate: day rate contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Trowbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 27 days ago