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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 47 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.60% 6.73% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.08% 9.17% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -56.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -4.54%
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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
260 240 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 69.71% 73.39% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 108 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 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 23 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 (37.14%) Windows
2 38 (36.19%) Citrix
3 33 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 33 (31.43%) Finance
4 28 (26.67%) Blackberry
5 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 24 (22.86%) Service Management
6 24 (22.86%) Cisco
7 23 (21.90%) ISO 9001
8 22 (20.95%) Remedy
8 22 (20.95%) Firewall
9 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 19 (18.10%) VLAN
11 18 (17.14%) Kindle
12 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (15.24%) VoIP
12 16 (15.24%) VMware
13 15 (14.29%) WatchGuard
13 15 (14.29%) XenServer
14 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
15 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
15 13 (12.38%) SLA
15 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
16 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
16 12 (11.43%) Linux
16 12 (11.43%) BMC
16 12 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
17 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
17 11 (10.48%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (9.52%) Oracle

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.90%) Lync
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Documentum
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) SaaS
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) Firewall
2 19 (18.10%) VLAN
3 16 (15.24%) VoIP
4 7 (6.67%) ADSL
4 7 (6.67%) Broadband
5 6 (5.71%) DHCP
5 6 (5.71%) DNS
6 4 (3.81%) VPN
7 3 (2.86%) IPv6
7 3 (2.86%) WAN
7 3 (2.86%) LAN
7 3 (2.86%) MPLS
7 3 (2.86%) Multicast
7 3 (2.86%) Network Security
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.90%) Junos
8 2 (1.90%) Internet
8 2 (1.90%) BGP
9 1 (0.95%) SAN
9 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Local Government
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Project Manager
3 22 (20.95%) Service Analyst
3 22 (20.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.38%) Service Manager
6 9 (8.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 9 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (3.81%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Architect
9 3 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (1.90%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) LAMP
2 2 (1.90%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) DOM
3 1 (0.95%) JSP
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) Spring
3 1 (0.95%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 18 (17.14%) Kindle
3 6 (5.71%) CCTV
4 4 (3.81%) PKI
5 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.95%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.43%) Linux
4 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (1.90%) CentOS
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Service Management
2 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
3 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (5.71%) Scrum
5 6 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.71%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.76%) Change Management
6 5 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 5 (4.76%) DevOps
6 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.81%) ERP
8 3 (2.86%) DNA
8 3 (2.86%) SOA
8 3 (2.86%) DSDM
8 3 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.86%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.90%) Perl
3 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.76%) MCP
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB
5 2 (1.90%) RHCE
5 2 (1.90%) OCP
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) ISO 9001
2 13 (12.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) BS25999
System Software
1 33 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.29%) XenServer
3 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
4 3 (2.86%) XenApp
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.95%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCOM
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) WSUS
2 2 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.90%) OPNET
2 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (36.19%) Citrix
2 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.86%) Cisco
4 22 (20.95%) Remedy
5 16 (15.24%) VMware
6 15 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 12 (11.43%) BMC
8 10 (9.52%) Oracle
9 9 (8.57%) HP
10 8 (7.62%) SAP
11 5 (4.76%) Mitel
12 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.86%) Juniper
13 3 (2.86%) Dell
13 3 (2.86%) EMC
14 2 (1.90%) Polycom
14 2 (1.90%) MobileIron
14 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.90%) Symantec
15 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
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