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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 45 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.84% 9.49% 7.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.13% 12.32% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 10
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£407 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £36.75 £24.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £22.10 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £26.90 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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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
279 284 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.42% 76.96% 61.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 174 107
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.11 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (40.58%) Project Management
2 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.09%) SAP
6 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
7 16 (23.19%) DHCP
7 16 (23.19%) DNS
8 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.39%) Service Management
9 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
9 12 (17.39%) Windows
9 12 (17.39%) Linux
10 11 (15.94%) Oracle
10 11 (15.94%) LDAP
10 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
10 11 (15.94%) Scrum
10 11 (15.94%) Finance
11 10 (14.49%) Debian
11 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
11 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (14.49%) MS Office
11 10 (14.49%) IIS
12 9 (13.04%) Degree
13 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
13 8 (11.59%) SQL
13 8 (11.59%) ERP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Tridion
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (4.35%) SAP MM
3 3 (4.35%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) DHCP
1 16 (23.19%) DNS
2 11 (15.94%) LDAP
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) Intranet
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Service Management Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Remedy Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) LAMP
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.25%) BYOD
3 3 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Debian
3 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Project Management
2 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) Service Management
5 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
5 11 (15.94%) Scrum
6 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) ERP
7 7 (10.14%) Change Management
7 7 (10.14%) Regression Testing
7 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.80%) ITSM
10 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.90%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) IIBA
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) SAP
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle
4 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.14%) Remedy
6 6 (8.70%) VMware
6 6 (8.70%) Citrix
7 5 (7.25%) WorldPay
8 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.35%) EMC
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco
8 3 (4.35%) F5
9 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.90%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) BMC
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) Cognos
10 1 (1.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow