The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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)
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 42 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.72% 32.05% 23.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.14% 58.14% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 6
Average daily rate £325 £275 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £230 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £306 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.69% 55.13% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 13 19
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (55.77%) Windows
3 27 (51.92%) Service Management
4 23 (44.23%) VMware
5 21 (40.38%) Windows 7
6 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (38.46%) ITSM
7 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (32.69%) MCP
8 17 (32.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
9 16 (30.77%) Service Delivery
10 15 (28.85%) Front Office
10 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
11 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
12 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 13 (25.00%) SLA
12 13 (25.00%) Statistics
13 12 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (23.08%) Back Office
13 12 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (19.23%) ISEB
14 10 (19.23%) Change Management
14 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
14 10 (19.23%) Workflow
15 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
15 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (15.38%) Project Management
16 8 (15.38%) MS Office
16 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
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 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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Summit
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) VoIP
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (7.69%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 4 (7.69%) PABX
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 15 (28.85%) Front Office
2 12 (23.08%) Back Office
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Network Support
4 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Transition Manager
4 8 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
5 7 (13.46%) Lead Network Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Support Technician
7 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Voice Support Technician
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Design Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Change Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 13 (25.00%) Statistics
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) IVR
3 4 (7.69%) Handset
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Service Management
2 20 (38.46%) ITSM
3 17 (32.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 12 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (19.23%) Change Management
6 10 (19.23%) Workflow
7 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.38%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
10 5 (9.62%) Process Management
11 4 (7.69%) SOA
11 4 (7.69%) Test Management
11 4 (7.69%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.77%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (32.69%) MCP
2 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.23%) ISEB
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (9.62%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.85%) MCSE
8 2 (3.85%) MCITP
9 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) SCSM
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Nortel
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) BT
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) Siemens
5 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.92%) Altiris
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