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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 241 230 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.64% 8.09% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.25% 10.89% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 113 114
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £470 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 6
Average hourly rate £12.25 £24.50 £17.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +36.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.25 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £31.25 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -13.60%
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
2352 2112 1794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.57% 74.26% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1286 1129
Average daily rate £400 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 78
Average hourly rate £36.40 £23.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.89% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.25 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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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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 +8 106 £390 -2.50% 20
Somerset +2 38 £613 +75.00% 6
Bristol -4 36 £358 -4.66% 25
Gloucestershire -25 16 £400 +30.08% 10
Devon -18 12 £190 +8.57% 4
Dorset -11 11 £263 -40.00% 7
Cornwall +4 8 £420 +127.02%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 170 (35.64%) Security Cleared
2 135 (28.30%) SC Cleared
3 120 (25.16%) Windows
4 115 (24.11%) Microsoft
5 88 (18.45%) Service Management
6 85 (17.82%) PRINCE2
7 78 (16.35%) Cisco
8 74 (15.51%) Active Directory
9 71 (14.88%) Finance
10 65 (13.63%) Service Delivery
11 62 (13.00%) VMware
12 60 (12.58%) Firewall
13 57 (11.95%) MS Excel
14 56 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (11.53%) Project Management
16 52 (10.90%) SLA
17 50 (10.48%) WAN
18 48 (10.06%) ITIL Certification
19 47 (9.85%) Change Management
20 44 (9.22%) SQL
21 43 (9.01%) LAN
22 39 (8.18%) Incident Management
22 39 (8.18%) MS Office
23 37 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
23 37 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
24 36 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
24 36 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (7.34%) MS Exchange
26 34 (7.13%) SAP
26 34 (7.13%) Management Information System

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 35 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.52%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.31%) CMS
7 8 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.26%) IIS
10 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (0.84%) Apache
11 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.63%) Lync
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 57 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.18%) MS Office
3 12 (2.52%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.42%) Summit
4 2 (0.42%) assyst
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.52%) Office 365
2 7 (1.47%) SaaS
3 5 (1.05%) PaaS
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.58%) Firewall
2 50 (10.48%) WAN
3 43 (9.01%) LAN
4 21 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.77%) DNS
7 16 (3.35%) VPN
8 15 (3.14%) DHCP
8 15 (3.14%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (2.73%) VoIP
10 12 (2.52%) MPLS
10 12 (2.52%) OSPF
10 12 (2.52%) BGP
11 9 (1.89%) Network Security
12 8 (1.68%) SAN
13 6 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.05%) Internet
14 5 (1.05%) SMS
15 3 (0.63%) Broadband
15 3 (0.63%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.05%) MySQL
5 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.42%) OLTP
7 2 (0.42%) MS Access
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.05%) MSI
2 5 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.63%) Hudson
4 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.42%) Toad
6 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) JMeter
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 71 (14.88%) Finance
2 29 (6.08%) Retail
3 25 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.73%) Banking
6 6 (1.26%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.05%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Military
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (13.00%) Analyst
2 61 (12.79%) Architect
3 41 (8.60%) Service Manager
4 34 (7.13%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.08%) Support Engineer
6 28 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
8 19 (3.98%) Services Delivery Manager
9 18 (3.77%) Service Analyst
9 18 (3.77%) Network Specialist
10 16 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (3.35%) Administrator
10 16 (3.35%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (2.94%) Developer
12 14 (2.94%) Consultant
13 13 (2.73%) Network Engineer
14 12 (2.52%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (2.52%) Change Manager
15 11 (2.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.19%) .NET
2 17 (3.56%) Web Services
2 17 (3.56%) .NET Framework
3 12 (2.52%) XML
4 7 (1.47%) jQuery
5 6 (1.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.63%) CSS
7 3 (0.63%) HTML
7 3 (0.63%) SOAP
7 3 (0.63%) Middleware
7 3 (0.63%) XSLT
7 3 (0.63%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.63%) REST
7 3 (0.63%) LINQ
8 2 (0.42%) WSDL
8 2 (0.42%) JFC
8 2 (0.42%) Ajax
8 2 (0.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.52%) Thin Client
3 12 (2.52%) GIS
3 12 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 9 (1.89%) Clustering
5 6 (1.26%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.26%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (0.84%) Open Source
7 3 (0.63%) Replication
7 3 (0.63%) Statistics
7 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.63%) DTV
7 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.63%) PMI
7 3 (0.63%) NHS
8 2 (0.42%) Handset
8 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.42%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 120 (25.16%) Windows
2 36 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (6.92%) Linux
4 26 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (5.03%) UNIX
6 23 (4.82%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.35%) Solaris
7 16 (3.35%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.63%) zOS
13 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) AIX
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (18.45%) Service Management
2 85 (17.82%) PRINCE2
3 65 (13.63%) Service Delivery
4 56 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (11.53%) Project Management
6 47 (9.85%) Change Management
7 39 (8.18%) Incident Management
8 36 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (6.71%) Problem Management
9 32 (6.71%) Mentoring
10 28 (5.87%) ITIL V3
11 27 (5.66%) CRM
12 25 (5.24%) UML
12 25 (5.24%) Information Security
12 25 (5.24%) Change Control
13 24 (5.03%) TOGAF
13 24 (5.03%) SOA
13 24 (5.03%) PRINCE
13 24 (5.03%) ITSM
14 23 (4.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.22%) SQL
2 15 (3.14%) C#
3 14 (2.94%) VB
4 11 (2.31%) Shell Script
4 11 (2.31%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.68%) Java
5 8 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.05%) C
8 4 (0.84%) Python
9 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.63%) Perl
10 2 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 170 (35.64%) Security Cleared
2 135 (28.30%) SC Cleared
3 48 (10.06%) ITIL Certification
4 37 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (5.87%) DV Cleared
6 24 (5.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (4.61%) CCNP
8 21 (4.40%) CCNA
9 18 (3.77%) ISEB
10 17 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (2.94%) APMP
13 11 (2.31%) MCSE
14 10 (2.10%) Degree
15 9 (1.89%) VCP4
16 6 (1.26%) CISM
16 6 (1.26%) MOS
16 6 (1.26%) PMI Certification
17 5 (1.05%) CISSP
18 4 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.90%) SLA
2 34 (7.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.82%) ISO 9000
4 12 (2.52%) ISO 9001
5 11 (2.31%) COBIT
6 8 (1.68%) QA
7 5 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.42%) BS15000
9 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 74 (15.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.89%) vSphere
4 6 (1.26%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.42%) Postfix
7 2 (0.42%) XenApp
7 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (5.87%) SCCM
2 10 (2.10%) SCOM
3 8 (1.68%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.26%) WSUS
4 6 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (1.05%) HP SIM
5 5 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.63%) Nagios
7 2 (0.42%) yum
7 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.21%) AppManager
8 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Netcool
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 115 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 78 (16.35%) Cisco
3 62 (13.00%) VMware
4 34 (7.13%) SAP
5 27 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 21 (4.40%) Juniper
7 20 (4.19%) Oracle
8 19 (3.98%) Citrix
9 18 (3.77%) IBM
10 17 (3.56%) Remedy
11 15 (3.14%) Nokia
11 15 (3.14%) HP
12 14 (2.94%) Lotus
13 9 (1.89%) Fortinet
13 9 (1.89%) EMC
14 7 (1.47%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.47%) F5
15 6 (1.26%) Symantec
15 6 (1.26%) FalconStor
15 6 (1.26%) McAfee
Bath, Avon
University of Bath
Rate: Starting from £31,342, rising to £37,394
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Incite Insight
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Rate: £211.50 - £240.37 per week
Posted: 18 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £487 per day
Posted: 25 days ago