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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 30 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.93% 6.25% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 8.93% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 4
Average daily rate
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£163 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £435 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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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
257 224 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 70.00% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 107 162
Average daily rate £368 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (38.89%) Windows
1 35 (38.89%) Citrix
2 33 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (31.11%) Blackberry
4 26 (28.89%) Finance
5 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
6 23 (25.56%) ISO 9001
7 21 (23.33%) Remedy
7 21 (23.33%) Firewall
8 20 (22.22%) Cisco
9 18 (20.00%) Kindle
10 17 (18.89%) VoIP
11 16 (17.78%) VLAN
12 15 (16.67%) WatchGuard
12 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (16.67%) XenServer
12 15 (16.67%) Service Management
13 12 (13.33%) Advertising
13 12 (13.33%) MS Office
14 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
15 10 (11.11%) Windows 7
16 9 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
16 9 (10.00%) BMC
16 9 (10.00%) VMware
16 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
16 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
17 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
18 7 (7.78%) ADSL
18 7 (7.78%) Broadband

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) Firewall
2 17 (18.89%) VoIP
3 16 (17.78%) VLAN
4 7 (7.78%) ADSL
4 7 (7.78%) Broadband
5 4 (4.44%) LAN
5 4 (4.44%) WAN
6 3 (3.33%) VPN
7 2 (2.22%) Internet
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.22%) LDAP
8 1 (1.11%) Junos
8 1 (1.11%) Multicast
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.11%) MPLS
8 1 (1.11%) BGP
8 1 (1.11%) DHCP
8 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Analyst
2 29 (32.22%) Service Analyst
2 29 (32.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Project Manager
4 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Support
10 2 (2.22%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) SOAP
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Blackberry
2 18 (20.00%) Kindle
3 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.22%) Open Source
3 2 (2.22%) CCTV
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.44%) Linux
7 3 (3.33%) Android
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Service Management
2 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 6 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.56%) Scrum
7 4 (4.44%) Project Management
7 4 (4.44%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.22%) DSDM
10 1 (1.11%) ERP
10 1 (1.11%) DNA
10 1 (1.11%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.11%) ITSM
10 1 (1.11%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) ABAP
2 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.56%) MCP
3 4 (4.44%) ISEB
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) IIBA
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) BS25999
System Software
1 33 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) XenServer
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Citrix
2 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.33%) Remedy
4 20 (22.22%) Cisco
5 15 (16.67%) WatchGuard
6 9 (10.00%) VMware
6 9 (10.00%) BMC
7 6 (6.67%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) Mitel
9 4 (4.44%) SAP
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
11 2 (2.22%) Polycom
11 2 (2.22%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.11%) F5
12 1 (1.11%) Apple
12 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.11%) EMC
12 1 (1.11%) Avaya