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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 15 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.74% 19.63% 21.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.44% 24.24% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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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
64 132 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 84.21% 80.98% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 111 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) UML
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) C#
4 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
4 11 (57.89%) ISO 9000
4 11 (57.89%) Manufacturing
5 10 (52.63%) Information Security
5 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Change Control
6 9 (47.37%) SOA
6 9 (47.37%) Retail
7 8 (42.11%) Content Management
7 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (42.11%) CMS
7 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) ISEB
7 8 (42.11%) GIS
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) IIS
7 8 (42.11%) SAP
7 8 (42.11%) VB
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) CRM
7 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 7 (36.84%) C++

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
1 8 (42.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (57.89%) Manufacturing
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (36.84%) Developer
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
1 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) GIS
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) UML
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
4 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 10 (52.63%) Change Control
5 9 (47.37%) SOA
6 8 (42.11%) CRM
6 8 (42.11%) Content Management
7 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Workflow
7 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Refactoring
7 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) ArchiMate
10 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
11 2 (10.53%) Line Management
12 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) VB
3 7 (36.84%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) ISO 9000
2 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) SAP
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Zerto