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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 48 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.90% 7.30% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.05% 9.75% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 9
Average daily rate £350 £230 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -40.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £149 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
ITIL
Cambridgeshire

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
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (23.71%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (21.65%) Service Management
3 17 (17.53%) Linux
4 16 (16.49%) Windows
5 14 (14.43%) SAP
6 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
7 12 (12.37%) ServiceNow
7 12 (12.37%) ITSM
8 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.34%) Cisco
9 10 (10.31%) Oracle
10 9 (9.28%) SLA
10 9 (9.28%) Citrix
10 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
10 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
10 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
11 8 (8.25%) SaaS
11 8 (8.25%) CMDB
11 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.25%) Scrum
11 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.25%) Change Management
11 8 (8.25%) Finance
11 8 (8.25%) Project Management
11 8 (8.25%) MS Office
12 7 (7.22%) WAN
12 7 (7.22%) Ubuntu
12 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (2.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Office
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) BigMachines
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.03%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.03%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) WAN
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) LAN
2 5 (5.15%) VoIP
3 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) MPLS
5 1 (1.03%) VPLS
5 1 (1.03%) VPN
5 1 (1.03%) WAAS
5 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Legal
2 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) IT Manager
2 15 (15.46%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Architect
4 12 (12.37%) Service Manager
5 9 (9.28%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.22%) SAP Security Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Administrator
8 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.19%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Service Transition Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Transition Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.03%) Middleware
1 1 (1.03%) RESTful
1 1 (1.03%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) CMDB
3 4 (4.12%) CCTV
4 2 (2.06%) BYOD
4 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 16 (16.49%) Windows
3 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.22%) CentOS
4 7 (7.22%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Solaris
5 5 (5.15%) Unix
6 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) Service Management
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
2 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (12.37%) ITSM
4 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
6 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
6 8 (8.25%) Project Management
6 8 (8.25%) Scrum
6 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) SAP Security
8 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.15%) CRM
8 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.12%) Line Management
10 3 (3.09%) ERP
11 2 (2.06%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.15%) Perl
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.06%) ABAP
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.09%) CCNA
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CCIE
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.03%) MCITP
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) SAP
2 12 (12.37%) ServiceNow
3 11 (11.34%) Cisco
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle
5 9 (9.28%) Citrix
6 6 (6.19%) Remedy
6 6 (6.19%) VMware
6 6 (6.19%) WorldPay
7 5 (5.15%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.12%) BMC
8 4 (4.12%) IBM
8 4 (4.12%) Splunk
9 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.09%) F5
9 3 (3.09%) Juniper
10 2 (2.06%) FireEye
10 2 (2.06%) FrontRange
10 2 (2.06%) Tableau
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