The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 25 16 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.83% 4.78% 13.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.80% 7.08% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+261.70% -34.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 226 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.60% 67.46% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 159 115
Average daily rate £365 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Southampton region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Southampton region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) VB
3 10 (22.22%) C
3 10 (22.22%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 10 (22.22%) Replication
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) Intel
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.56%) Migration
6 7 (15.56%) SLA
7 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.33%) ETL
7 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.33%) PHP
7 6 (13.33%) C#
7 6 (13.33%) .NET
7 6 (13.33%) VMware
7 6 (13.33%) Finance
7 6 (13.33%) Service Management
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.44%) Multicast
3 2 (4.44%) 802.11
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) OSPF
3 2 (4.44%) BGP
3 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.44%) H.323
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) RIP
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.89%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
1 1 (2.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Designer
2 8 (17.78%) Designer
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 6 (13.33%) DBA
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) JMS
3 1 (2.22%) WSDL
3 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.67%) AS400
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
2 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) ETL
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 5 (11.11%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Budget Control
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) VB
2 10 (22.22%) C
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) RPG
4 3 (6.67%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) VCP5
4 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.89%) MCSE
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 7 (15.56%) SLA
3 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Intel
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Remedy
6 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) LANDesk