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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 5 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 62 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.30% 6.61% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.33% 8.70% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £195 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +422.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £175.00 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £175.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
ITIL
Cambridgeshire

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
305 276 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.45% 76.03% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 120 141
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £31.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 37 (37.37%) Windows
2 30 (30.30%) Citrix
3 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
4 24 (24.24%) Finance
4 24 (24.24%) ISO 9001
5 23 (23.23%) Firewall
6 21 (21.21%) Blackberry
6 21 (21.21%) Cisco
7 20 (20.20%) Service Management
8 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.19%) VLAN
9 18 (18.18%) Kindle
10 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (16.16%) VMware
11 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
11 15 (15.15%) VoIP
11 15 (15.15%) WatchGuard
11 15 (15.15%) XenServer
12 14 (14.14%) Remedy
13 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
13 13 (13.13%) Linux
13 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
14 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
15 11 (11.11%) Oracle
16 10 (10.10%) SAP
16 10 (10.10%) SLA
16 10 (10.10%) Incident Management
17 9 (9.09%) DHCP
17 9 (9.09%) DNS
18 8 (8.08%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) Apache
2 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.02%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) Documentum
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) SaaS
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.23%) Firewall
2 19 (19.19%) VLAN
3 15 (15.15%) VoIP
4 9 (9.09%) DHCP
4 9 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (5.05%) ADSL
5 5 (5.05%) Broadband
6 4 (4.04%) IPv6
6 4 (4.04%) MPLS
6 4 (4.04%) Multicast
7 3 (3.03%) Network Security
7 3 (3.03%) VPN
7 3 (3.03%) Internet
8 2 (2.02%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) BGP
8 2 (2.02%) LAN
8 2 (2.02%) WAN
8 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.02%) Junos
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Local Government
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.13%) Service Manager
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (4.04%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.03%) Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) LAMP
2 2 (2.02%) SOAP
3 1 (1.01%) Spring
3 1 (1.01%) JSF
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) DOM
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) J2EE
3 1 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 18 (18.18%) Kindle
3 6 (6.06%) PKI
4 4 (4.04%) CCTV
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.13%) Linux
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.03%) CentOS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.01%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Service Management
2 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.10%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.06%) ERP
6 6 (6.06%) Identity Management
6 6 (6.06%) Scrum
7 5 (5.05%) Change Management
7 5 (5.05%) Regression Testing
7 5 (5.05%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.05%) DevOps
8 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.04%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.04%) DNA
9 3 (3.03%) SOA
9 3 (3.03%) Migration
9 3 (3.03%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) Perl
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.06%) MCP
3 4 (4.04%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) OCP
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.03%) RHCE
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) CCNA
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.24%) ISO 9001
2 10 (10.10%) SLA
3 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) BS25999
System Software
1 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.15%) XenServer
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.05%) vSphere
5 4 (4.04%) XenApp
5 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.01%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCOM
2 4 (4.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.03%) OPNET
3 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.03%) WSUS
3 3 (3.03%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (30.30%) Citrix
2 21 (21.21%) Cisco
3 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.16%) VMware
5 15 (15.15%) WatchGuard
6 14 (14.14%) Remedy
7 11 (11.11%) Oracle
8 10 (10.10%) SAP
9 8 (8.08%) BMC
10 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.06%) Mitel
12 5 (5.05%) EMC
12 5 (5.05%) HP
13 3 (3.03%) Juniper
13 3 (3.03%) Symantec
14 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 1 (1.01%) Polycom
14 1 (1.01%) F5
14 1 (1.01%) MobileIron
14 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 12 days ago