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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 55 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.25% 6.37% 8.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.30% 8.55% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 5
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£288 £200 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +566.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £175.00 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £175.00 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.33%
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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
271 269 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 74.52% 68.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 116 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 64
Average hourly rate £35.63 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.71 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 39 (39.00%) Windows
2 35 (35.00%) Citrix
3 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (30.00%) Finance
4 25 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 24 (24.00%) Cisco
5 24 (24.00%) ISO 9001
6 23 (23.00%) Service Management
6 23 (23.00%) Firewall
7 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.00%) Remedy
8 19 (19.00%) VLAN
9 18 (18.00%) Kindle
10 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (16.00%) VMware
10 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 15 (15.00%) VoIP
11 15 (15.00%) WatchGuard
11 15 (15.00%) XenServer
12 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
12 13 (13.00%) SLA
12 13 (13.00%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (12.00%) Linux
13 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
14 11 (11.00%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (11.00%) BMC
15 10 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (10.00%) Oracle
15 10 (10.00%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.00%) Lync
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.00%) Documentum
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) Firewall
2 19 (19.00%) VLAN
3 15 (15.00%) VoIP
4 6 (6.00%) DNS
4 6 (6.00%) DHCP
4 6 (6.00%) ADSL
4 6 (6.00%) Broadband
5 4 (4.00%) VPN
6 3 (3.00%) MPLS
6 3 (3.00%) LAN
6 3 (3.00%) WAN
6 3 (3.00%) IPv6
6 3 (3.00%) Multicast
6 3 (3.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.00%) Junos
7 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.00%) Internet
7 2 (2.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Local Government
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 19 (19.00%) Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Service Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Technician
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (2.00%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
2 2 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.00%) J2EE
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) DOM
3 1 (1.00%) JSP
3 1 (1.00%) Spring
3 1 (1.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 18 (18.00%) Kindle
3 6 (6.00%) CCTV
4 4 (4.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Open Source
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.00%) CMDB
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.00%) Linux
4 10 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.00%) CentOS
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.00%) Android
7 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) Service Management
2 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (13.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (6.00%) Scrum
6 5 (5.00%) Change Management
6 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (5.00%) DevOps
6 5 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.00%) ERP
8 3 (3.00%) SOA
8 3 (3.00%) DNA
8 3 (3.00%) DSDM
8 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.00%) MCP
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.00%) RHCE
5 2 (2.00%) OCP
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.00%) ISEB
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
6 1 (1.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) ISO 9001
2 13 (13.00%) SLA
3 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.00%) XenServer
3 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.00%) vSphere
4 3 (3.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.00%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) WSUS
2 2 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 35 (35.00%) Citrix
2 24 (24.00%) Cisco
3 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.00%) Remedy
5 16 (16.00%) VMware
6 15 (15.00%) WatchGuard
7 11 (11.00%) BMC
8 10 (10.00%) Oracle
9 8 (8.00%) SAP
9 8 (8.00%) HP
10 6 (6.00%) Mitel
11 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.00%) Juniper
12 3 (3.00%) EMC
13 2 (2.00%) Polycom
13 2 (2.00%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.00%) Dell
13 2 (2.00%) Symantec
14 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 6 days ago