The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 35 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.06% 5.28% 6.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 7.20% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 3
Average daily rate
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£433 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £241 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.89% +25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 264 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.13% 73.33% 61.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 23 (38.33%) Project Management
2 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
4 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (20.00%) Service Management
5 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (18.33%) SAP
6 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 10 (16.67%) Finance
7 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 10 (16.67%) DHCP
7 10 (16.67%) DNS
7 10 (16.67%) Windows
8 9 (15.00%) MS Office
8 9 (15.00%) Remedy
8 9 (15.00%) Citrix
9 8 (13.33%) LDAP
9 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Debian
10 7 (11.67%) Tridion
10 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
10 7 (11.67%) Terminal Server
10 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
10 7 (11.67%) IIS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (11.67%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) Lync
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Tridion
2 3 (5.00%) SAP MM
2 3 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) DHCP
1 10 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (13.33%) LDAP
3 4 (6.67%) Intranet
4 3 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) ADSL
6 1 (1.67%) Broadband
6 1 (1.67%) LAN
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Service Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) LAMP
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.67%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.00%) BYOD
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Debian
2 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Project Management
2 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (20.00%) Service Management
4 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.67%) Scrum
5 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.00%) Time Management
10 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.00%) Migration
11 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.33%) Content Management
11 2 (3.33%) DSDM
11 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.67%) ABAP
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) IIBA
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) OpenView
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) SAP
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
3 9 (15.00%) Remedy
4 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.00%) WorldPay
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) Juniper
7 1 (1.67%) Cognos
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow