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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 243 126 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.28% 5.58% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.99% 7.85% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 66 76
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +82.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.83 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £100.00 £17.20
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
2432 1605 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.90% 71.08% 69.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1080 1288
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +3 70 £450 +38.46% 22
Devon +15 48 £375 +120.58% 4
Gloucestershire +13 43 £330 - 5
Somerset -5 30 £444 +38.67% 11
Bristol -9 24 £323 -19.37% 17
Dorset +2 11 £425 +47.82% 9
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 193 (39.88%) Security Cleared
2 176 (36.36%) Windows
3 157 (32.44%) Microsoft
4 129 (26.65%) SC Cleared
5 104 (21.49%) Service Management
6 101 (20.87%) PRINCE2
7 89 (18.39%) MS Excel
8 85 (17.56%) Cisco
9 84 (17.36%) SLA
10 79 (16.32%) Firewall
11 78 (16.12%) VMware
12 64 (13.22%) Windows 7
13 60 (12.40%) Service Delivery
14 59 (12.19%) ITIL Certification
14 59 (12.19%) WAN
15 58 (11.98%) Finance
16 57 (11.78%) LAN
16 57 (11.78%) MS Office
17 55 (11.36%) Telecoms
18 54 (11.16%) DV Cleared
18 54 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
19 53 (10.95%) Project Management
20 52 (10.74%) Active Directory
21 50 (10.33%) Linux
22 47 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (9.50%) ITSM
24 44 (9.09%) ITIL V3
25 42 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
26 41 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
27 40 (8.26%) DNS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 40 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.75%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.27%) Lync
6 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.03%) MS Project Server
8 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 89 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.78%) MS Office
3 11 (2.27%) MS Project
4 9 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.83%) assyst
4 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.62%) Summit
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.69%) IaaS
2 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.65%) SaaS
4 3 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.32%) Firewall
2 59 (12.19%) WAN
3 57 (11.78%) LAN
4 40 (8.26%) DNS
5 26 (5.37%) DHCP
6 25 (5.17%) Cisco PIX
7 23 (4.75%) BGP
8 22 (4.55%) MPLS
8 22 (4.55%) Internet
9 20 (4.13%) VPN
10 18 (3.72%) SSL
11 17 (3.51%) TCP/IP
12 16 (3.31%) OSPF
13 14 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (2.48%) HTTP
15 11 (2.27%) SMTP
15 11 (2.27%) LDAP
15 11 (2.27%) VLAN
16 10 (2.07%) SAN
17 9 (1.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.83%) MS Access
5 4 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.41%) MySQL
7 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.65%) MSI
3 4 (0.83%) StarTeam
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.41%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.21%) Toad
5 1 (0.21%) ERwin
5 1 (0.21%) GCC
5 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (11.98%) Finance
2 55 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.55%) Back Office
4 19 (3.93%) Front Office
5 18 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.89%) Banking
7 11 (2.27%) Military
8 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.83%) Retail
8 4 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (15.70%) Analyst
2 46 (9.50%) Service Manager
3 41 (8.47%) Administrator
4 34 (7.02%) Architect
5 32 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (4.96%) Service Analyst
7 23 (4.75%) Support Engineer
7 23 (4.75%) Project Manager
7 23 (4.75%) Transition Manager
8 22 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (4.34%) Network Engineer
10 18 (3.72%) Service Transition Manager
11 17 (3.51%) Consultant
11 17 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.51%) Team Leader
12 16 (3.31%) Network Support
12 16 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (3.10%) Desktop Support
13 15 (3.10%) Developer
14 14 (2.89%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.89%) JSP
2 6 (1.24%) SOAP
2 6 (1.24%) Web Services
2 6 (1.24%) XML
2 6 (1.24%) .NET
3 5 (1.03%) Software Packaging
3 5 (1.03%) REST
4 4 (0.83%) Middleware
5 3 (0.62%) Ajax
5 3 (0.62%) jQuery
5 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.62%) CSS
5 3 (0.62%) HTML
6 2 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.41%) JMS
6 2 (0.41%) WSDL
6 2 (0.41%) Drools
7 1 (0.21%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 26 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.93%) Thin Client
3 19 (3.93%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.31%) Statistics
5 12 (2.48%) RMADS
6 8 (1.65%) CMDB
6 8 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.45%) PMI
8 5 (1.03%) GIS
9 4 (0.83%) Economics
9 4 (0.83%) PDA
9 4 (0.83%) Firmware
9 4 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.83%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.83%) Open Source
10 3 (0.62%) iPad
10 3 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 176 (36.36%) Windows
2 64 (13.22%) Windows 7
3 54 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (10.33%) Linux
5 42 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 21 (4.34%) Solaris
8 18 (3.72%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.31%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (2.89%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.86%) UNIX
14 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.41%) Android
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.21%) HPUX
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.49%) Service Management
2 101 (20.87%) PRINCE2
3 60 (12.40%) Service Delivery
4 53 (10.95%) Project Management
5 46 (9.50%) ITSM
6 44 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 39 (8.06%) Change Management
8 37 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (7.44%) Problem Management
10 34 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (6.40%) Risk Management
12 30 (6.20%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.75%) Business Analysis
14 22 (4.55%) Test Scripting
15 21 (4.34%) Configuration Management
16 19 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (3.93%) SOA
16 19 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (3.72%) TOGAF
18 17 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.58%) SQL
2 18 (3.72%) Perl
3 16 (3.31%) Java
4 14 (2.89%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.86%) C
6 5 (1.03%) Python
6 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.83%) C#
7 4 (0.83%) C++
7 4 (0.83%) PHP
7 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) Groovy
9 1 (0.21%) RPG
9 1 (0.21%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 193 (39.88%) Security Cleared
2 129 (26.65%) SC Cleared
3 59 (12.19%) ITIL Certification
4 54 (11.16%) DV Cleared
5 41 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (8.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 39 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (7.64%) CCNP
9 29 (5.99%) MCP
10 22 (4.55%) ISEB
11 17 (3.51%) CCNA
11 17 (3.51%) Degree
12 16 (3.31%) MCSE
13 15 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (2.69%) PMI Certification
14 13 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (2.69%) ISTQB
15 10 (2.07%) CCENT
15 10 (2.07%) CISSP
15 10 (2.07%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (17.36%) SLA
2 21 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.48%) ISO 9000
3 12 (2.48%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.27%) QA
5 5 (1.03%) P3O
5 5 (1.03%) COBIT
6 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.21%) BS15000
System Software
1 52 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.51%) vSphere
4 10 (2.07%) qmail
4 10 (2.07%) Squid
5 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.24%) MetaFrame
7 6 (1.24%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.03%) ProxySG
8 5 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.83%) XenApp
10 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.62%) Novell eDirectory
10 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (6.82%) SCCM
2 23 (4.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 18 (3.72%) HP SIM
3 18 (3.72%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.07%) Zenoss
5 9 (1.86%) SCOM
6 8 (1.65%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 7 (1.45%) AppDNA
8 5 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.03%) WSUS
9 4 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.83%) Netcool
9 4 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.41%) Nagios
11 2 (0.41%) MOM
11 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 157 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.56%) Cisco
3 78 (16.12%) VMware
4 38 (7.85%) HP
5 35 (7.23%) SAP
6 33 (6.82%) Citrix
7 29 (5.99%) Juniper
8 26 (5.37%) Symantec
9 23 (4.75%) Oracle
10 21 (4.34%) Remedy
10 21 (4.34%) CheckPoint
11 17 (3.51%) F5
12 14 (2.89%) IBM
13 11 (2.27%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.86%) EMC
15 6 (1.24%) Lumension
16 5 (1.03%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.03%) McAfee
16 5 (1.03%) Blue Coat
17 4 (0.83%) Avaya
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Rate: From £175 to £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 23 days ago