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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.22% 17.18% 15.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 19.80% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
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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
85 197 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 87.63% 86.78% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 160 11
Average daily rate £375 £338 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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
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 30 June 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 27 (84.38%) PRINCE2
2 26 (81.25%) ISO 9000
2 26 (81.25%) UML
3 25 (78.13%) Manufacturing
3 25 (78.13%) Change Control
4 24 (75.00%) Information Security
4 24 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (71.88%) Retail
6 20 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 20 (62.50%) .NET
7 19 (59.38%) ISEB
7 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
8 18 (56.25%) GIS
8 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (56.25%) SOA
8 18 (56.25%) C#
8 18 (56.25%) CRM
9 17 (53.13%) SAP
9 17 (53.13%) VB
9 17 (53.13%) Web Services
9 17 (53.13%) Content Management
9 17 (53.13%) Management Information System
9 17 (53.13%) Workflow
9 17 (53.13%) CMS
10 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) ArchiMate
12 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (9.38%) Finance

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (53.13%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (78.13%) Manufacturing
2 23 (71.88%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Architect
2 26 (81.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Environment Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
1 20 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 17 (53.13%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) GIS
2 17 (53.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) PRINCE2
2 26 (81.25%) UML
3 25 (78.13%) Change Control
4 24 (75.00%) Information Security
5 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (56.25%) CRM
5 18 (56.25%) SOA
6 17 (53.13%) Workflow
6 17 (53.13%) Content Management
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) ArchiMate
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Information Management
9 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (81.25%) ISO 9000
2 24 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
4 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Veeam
3 1 (3.13%) Zerto