The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 24 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.27% 11.03% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 16.67% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 11
Average daily rate £300 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.35% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +16.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 180 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.50% 66.18% 64.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 122 95
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £555 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
ITIL
Hampshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (24.44%) ISO 9001
5 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 10 (22.22%) VB
5 10 (22.22%) C
5 10 (22.22%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (22.22%) Replication
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (20.00%) Migration
7 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) Service Management
9 6 (13.33%) SLA
9 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (11.11%) QlikView
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) ETL

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) QlikView
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.67%) Local Government
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Developer
1 6 (13.33%) Analyst
1 6 (13.33%) Administrator
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 5 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (6.67%) Designer
3 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Manager
4 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Incident Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Release Management
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) VB
2 10 (22.22%) C
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) ISEB
6 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.44%) HNC
6 2 (4.44%) HND
6 2 (4.44%) VCP5
6 2 (4.44%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (4.44%) RHCT
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) ISO 9001
2 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Intel
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) Sophos
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.22%) BMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago