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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 32 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.00% 18.87% 26.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.43% 26.32% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 0
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£425 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
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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
131 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.88% 71.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 22 10
Average daily rate £400 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £226 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £429
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 £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
2 31 (48.44%) Service Management
3 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared
6 25 (39.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 25 (39.06%) Windows
7 21 (32.81%) PRINCE2
8 20 (31.25%) Service Delivery
8 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (26.56%) ITSM
9 17 (26.56%) MCP
9 17 (26.56%) VMware
9 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 15 (23.44%) Back Office
11 15 (23.44%) Business Analysis
12 14 (21.88%) Statistics
12 14 (21.88%) Test Scripting
12 14 (21.88%) Front Office
12 14 (21.88%) SAP
13 13 (20.31%) SLA
13 13 (20.31%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (20.31%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (17.19%) Workflow
14 11 (17.19%) ISEB
15 10 (15.63%) Change Management
15 10 (15.63%) Risk Management
16 8 (12.50%) Test Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 4 (6.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) VoIP
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.13%) PABX
5 1 (1.56%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.44%) Back Office
2 14 (21.88%) Front Office
3 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Service Manager
3 11 (17.19%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Network Support
5 8 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Transition Manager
5 8 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.88%) Statistics
3 6 (9.38%) RMADS
4 3 (4.69%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.13%) GIS
5 2 (3.13%) CMDB
5 2 (3.13%) IVR
5 2 (3.13%) Handset
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Service Management
2 28 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (32.81%) PRINCE2
4 20 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 17 (26.56%) ITSM
6 15 (23.44%) Business Analysis
7 14 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 13 (20.31%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (20.31%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (17.19%) Workflow
10 10 (15.63%) Change Management
10 10 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.50%) Test Management
11 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Project Management
12 6 (9.38%) SOA
12 6 (9.38%) OWASP
13 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
13 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C
4 1 (1.56%) R
4 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared
3 25 (39.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (26.56%) MCP
5 11 (17.19%) ISEB
6 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (9.38%) CISSP
7 6 (9.38%) CEH
8 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (4.69%) MCITP
9 3 (4.69%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) SLA
2 6 (9.38%) ISO 9000
2 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 14 (21.88%) SAP
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 4 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Altiris
8 1 (1.56%) BT
8 1 (1.56%) Siemens
8 1 (1.56%) Nortel