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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 31 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.54% 6.19% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.60% 8.55% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 1
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£325 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.54 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.22% -13.88%
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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
228 234 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 70.15% 72.45% 60.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 139 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
3 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
4 17 (27.87%) Project Management
5 16 (26.23%) Finance
6 15 (24.59%) Citrix
7 14 (22.95%) Windows
7 14 (22.95%) MS Office
8 13 (21.31%) Remedy
8 13 (21.31%) Blackberry
9 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
9 11 (18.03%) Service Management
10 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.75%) SAP
11 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
11 9 (14.75%) DNS
11 9 (14.75%) DHCP
11 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.48%) Scrum
13 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
13 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
13 7 (11.48%) LDAP
13 7 (11.48%) Linux
14 6 (9.84%) IIS
14 6 (9.84%) Tridion
14 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
14 6 (9.84%) Terminal Server
14 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Tridion
2 4 (6.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (4.92%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) DNS
1 9 (14.75%) DHCP
2 7 (11.48%) LDAP
3 4 (6.56%) Intranet
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 2 (3.28%) LAN
5 2 (3.28%) ADSL
5 2 (3.28%) Broadband
5 2 (3.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.64%) SAN
6 1 (1.64%) ISDN
6 1 (1.64%) PBX
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Service Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Project Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) XML
1 2 (3.28%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) NHS
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Debian
4 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) Android
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Project Management
2 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
2 11 (18.03%) Service Management
3 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.48%) Scrum
4 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Time Management
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) DSDM
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (3.28%) Content Management
8 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.92%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) IIBA
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Citrix
3 13 (21.31%) Remedy
4 9 (14.75%) SAP
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) BMC
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.64%) Polycom
8 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper