The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 84 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.31% 7.36% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.08% 10.42% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +229.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £194 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +191.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
557 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.34% 70.58% 61.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 235 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 96
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £24.45 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridgeshire region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridgeshire region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 58 £388 -8.82% 14
Peterborough +1 16 £153 -46.95% 9
Huntingdon - 1 £500 - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 62 (48.06%) Windows
2 40 (31.01%) Active Directory
3 33 (25.58%) Cisco
4 28 (21.71%) Citrix
5 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.16%) Firewall
6 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (18.60%) HP
7 22 (17.05%) PRINCE2
8 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
9 20 (15.50%) MS Exchange
10 19 (14.73%) Finance
10 19 (14.73%) Service Management
10 19 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
12 16 (12.40%) ISO 9001
12 16 (12.40%) Blackberry
12 16 (12.40%) VMware
12 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
12 16 (12.40%) Incident Management
13 15 (11.63%) Linux
14 14 (10.85%) SAP
14 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
14 14 (10.85%) Migration
15 13 (10.08%) SLA
15 13 (10.08%) Oracle
15 13 (10.08%) Windows XP
16 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
16 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.65%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.10%) Lync
7 4 (3.10%) Apache
8 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) Documentum
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.55%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) SaaS
2 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) Firewall
2 11 (8.53%) VLAN
2 11 (8.53%) VoIP
2 11 (8.53%) DHCP
2 11 (8.53%) DNS
3 10 (7.75%) Wireless
3 10 (7.75%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.88%) Multicast
4 5 (3.88%) IPv6
4 5 (3.88%) MPLS
5 4 (3.10%) Internet
5 4 (3.10%) ADSL
5 4 (3.10%) Broadband
6 3 (2.33%) LAN
6 3 (2.33%) WAN
6 3 (2.33%) Network Security
7 2 (1.55%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.55%) VPN
7 2 (1.55%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.55%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Legal
2 2 (1.55%) Advertising
2 2 (1.55%) Publishing
3 1 (0.78%) Local Government
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (35.66%) Analyst
2 29 (22.48%) Project Manager
3 22 (17.05%) Service Analyst
4 21 (16.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Service Manager
7 10 (7.75%) Services Delivery Manager
7 10 (7.75%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (6.98%) Consultant
9 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) Service Desk Technician
12 5 (3.88%) Wintel Consultant
12 5 (3.88%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.33%) LAMP
3 2 (1.55%) EDI
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
4 1 (0.78%) JSF
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) DOM
4 1 (0.78%) HTML
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) JSP
4 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Blackberry
2 11 (8.53%) Kindle
3 8 (6.20%) PKI
4 4 (3.10%) CCTV
5 3 (2.33%) CMDB
6 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.78%) Open Source
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Economics
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.06%) Windows
2 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.63%) Linux
5 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.08%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.98%) Mac OS X
8 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.33%) CentOS
10 2 (1.55%) UNIX
11 1 (0.78%) HPUX
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) PRINCE2
2 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
3 19 (14.73%) Service Management
4 16 (12.40%) Incident Management
5 14 (10.85%) Migration
6 12 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.75%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.98%) Scrum
9 8 (6.20%) Project Management
10 6 (4.65%) Change Management
10 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.65%) ERP
10 6 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.88%) DNA
11 5 (3.88%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.88%) Change Control
11 5 (3.88%) DevOps
12 4 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.33%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.10%) Perl
3 2 (1.55%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) MCP
2 9 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.65%) Degree
4 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.33%) RHCE
5 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.33%) OCP
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.55%) MCSE
6 2 (1.55%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.40%) ISO 9001
2 13 (10.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (31.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.20%) XenServer
4 6 (4.65%) XenApp
5 4 (3.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.10%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) SCOM
2 5 (3.88%) SCCM
2 5 (3.88%) OPNET
3 4 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.10%) WSUS
3 4 (3.10%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Cisco
2 28 (21.71%) Citrix
3 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.60%) HP
5 16 (12.40%) VMware
6 14 (10.85%) SAP
7 13 (10.08%) Oracle
8 10 (7.75%) Symantec
8 10 (7.75%) Remedy
9 8 (6.20%) WatchGuard
9 8 (6.20%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.43%) BMC
10 7 (5.43%) Adobe
11 6 (4.65%) Lotus
11 6 (4.65%) McAfee
12 5 (3.88%) Mitel
13 4 (3.10%) EMC
14 3 (2.33%) Juniper
15 2 (1.55%) QAD
15 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
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