The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 18 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 Qualifications for the Taunton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.35% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.32% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +11.45%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
161 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 75.59% 47.44% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 5 19
Average daily rate £350 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £342 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ITIL Certification
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ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
5 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (37.50%) Front Office
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Nortel
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Nortel Meridian
5 3 (37.50%) Software Packaging
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (25.00%) CMDB

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Software Packaging
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix