The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.79% 23.08% 29.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.54% 29.27% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 1
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£425 £200 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.75% 78.85% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 28 13
Average daily rate £400 £339 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £253 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 36 (59.02%) Security Cleared
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) Service Management
4 26 (42.62%) SC Cleared
5 25 (40.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (37.70%) Windows
7 21 (34.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 20 (32.79%) PRINCE2
9 17 (27.87%) Service Delivery
9 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
10 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (24.59%) MCP
11 15 (24.59%) SAP
11 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
12 14 (22.95%) VMware
12 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
12 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
13 13 (21.31%) ITSM
13 13 (21.31%) SLA
13 13 (21.31%) Back Office
14 12 (19.67%) Front Office
15 11 (18.03%) Workflow
15 11 (18.03%) Risk Analysis
15 11 (18.03%) Statistics
15 11 (18.03%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
16 9 (14.75%) ISEB
17 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
17 8 (13.11%) SAP SD

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SAP SD
2 4 (6.56%) assyst
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
1 4 (6.56%) WAN
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) VoIP
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.28%) PABX
4 1 (1.64%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.31%) Back Office
2 12 (19.67%) Front Office
3 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Network Support
3 9 (14.75%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Service Manager
5 7 (11.48%) Lead Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Transition Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.56%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.03%) Statistics
3 6 (9.84%) RMADS
4 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.56%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.28%) GIS
6 2 (3.28%) CMDB
6 2 (3.28%) Handset
6 2 (3.28%) IVR
7 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.64%) Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Service Management
2 25 (40.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (32.79%) PRINCE2
4 17 (27.87%) Service Delivery
5 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
6 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
7 13 (21.31%) ITSM
8 11 (18.03%) Workflow
8 11 (18.03%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (18.03%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
10 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.11%) Test Management
11 7 (11.48%) Change Management
11 7 (11.48%) Project Management
12 6 (9.84%) SOA
12 6 (9.84%) OWASP
13 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
14 4 (6.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) R
4 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Security Cleared
2 26 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 21 (34.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (24.59%) MCP
6 9 (14.75%) ISEB
7 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
7 8 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (9.84%) CISSP
8 6 (9.84%) CEH
9 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
10 4 (6.56%) MCSE
10 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (6.56%) MCITP
11 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) ISO 9000
2 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) SAP
3 14 (22.95%) VMware
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) BT
8 1 (1.64%) Altiris
8 1 (1.64%) Siemens
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Nortel
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