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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 50 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.98% 12.53% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.95% 17.72% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 5
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£375 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -11.72%
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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
386 333 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.05% 70.70% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 214 119
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 29
Average hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £18.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
3 22 (25.29%) Project Management
3 22 (25.29%) PRINCE2
3 22 (25.29%) Windows
3 22 (25.29%) MS Excel
4 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (22.99%) SAP
6 19 (21.84%) Linux
6 19 (21.84%) Service Management
7 17 (19.54%) DNS
7 17 (19.54%) DHCP
8 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 15 (17.24%) Finance
9 14 (16.09%) Oracle
10 13 (14.94%) MS Office
10 13 (14.94%) ERP
10 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.64%) Debian
11 11 (12.64%) LDAP
11 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
12 10 (11.49%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (11.49%) Citrix
12 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
12 10 (11.49%) IIS
12 10 (11.49%) ITSM
13 9 (10.34%) VMware
13 9 (10.34%) Change Management
13 9 (10.34%) SLA
13 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (11.49%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (11.49%) IIS
1 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (25.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Tridion
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (5.75%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.45%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.30%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) DHCP
1 17 (19.54%) DNS
2 11 (12.64%) LDAP
3 5 (5.75%) SAN
3 5 (5.75%) Firewall
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (4.60%) VoIP
5 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) WAN
6 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Ant
1 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.15%) Maven
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.49%) Service Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.75%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Procurement Assistant
7 3 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.45%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (2.30%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) BYOD
2 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.60%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) CMDB
5 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Debian
4 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.15%) Android
9 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) PRINCE2
1 22 (25.29%) Project Management
2 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (21.84%) Service Management
4 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
4 13 (14.94%) ERP
5 10 (11.49%) ITSM
6 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.34%) Change Management
7 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.45%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.45%) Time Management
11 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.15%) VBScript
3 1 (1.15%) VBA
3 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.60%) CCNA
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.45%) MCSE
6 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.30%) MCITP
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCDST
7 1 (1.15%) MCSA
7 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) Terminal Server
3 4 (4.60%) vSphere
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Nagios
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.99%) SAP
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle
4 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.49%) Citrix
6 9 (10.34%) VMware
7 7 (8.05%) Remedy
8 6 (6.90%) WorldPay
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco
10 4 (4.60%) EMC
10 4 (4.60%) HP
10 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.60%) F5
11 3 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.45%) Dell
12 2 (2.30%) BMC
13 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.15%) Kaseya
13 1 (1.15%) Juniper
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