The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 25 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 Qualifications for the East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 122 101 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 24 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.84% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 4.21% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £148
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +72.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £615 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-50.92% +7.23%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
547 475 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.03% 19.87% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 204 279
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 87
Average hourly rate £21.38 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.88 £37.90 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +10 11 £398 -20.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £288 -17.26%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £463 -24.79%
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 54 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) SLA
3 16 (29.63%) Windows
4 15 (27.78%) Oracle
5 14 (25.93%) Service Management
6 13 (24.07%) Citrix
7 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 9 (16.67%) ITSM
8 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (14.81%) Cisco
9 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 8 (14.81%) Retail
9 8 (14.81%) Migration
9 8 (14.81%) VMware
9 8 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (12.96%) Degree
10 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (12.96%) Change Management
10 7 (12.96%) Finance
10 7 (12.96%) Linux
10 7 (12.96%) MSMQ
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
10 7 (12.96%) HP
10 7 (12.96%) BMC
11 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 6 (11.11%) Release Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) assyst
1 4 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) GPRS
1 4 (7.41%) VPN
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
1 4 (7.41%) 4G
2 3 (5.56%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) NAS
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (14.81%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Law
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Service Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Change Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Design Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) MSMQ
2 3 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) CMDB
2 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.41%) CCTV
2 4 (7.41%) Statistics
2 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.56%) EPoS
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) Service Management
3 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (16.67%) ITSM
4 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.96%) Change Management
7 6 (11.11%) Release Management
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) Resource Management
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.56%) IT Governance
9 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Data Validation
10 2 (3.70%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VB
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) MCSA
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (31.48%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (9.26%) XenApp
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Citrix
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco
3 8 (14.81%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) HP
4 7 (12.96%) BMC
5 5 (9.26%) Dell
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.26%) Remedy
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Retalix
7 3 (5.56%) Mercator
8 2 (3.70%) Wyse
8 2 (3.70%) SAP
8 2 (3.70%) Informatica
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) Altiris