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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 111 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 4.12% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £615 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-43.55% +1.87%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
556 486 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.17% 20.44% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 209 270
Average daily rate £350 £316 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 82
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £37.95 £40.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +7 12 £350 -30.00%
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £300 -13.66%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £463 -24.79% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
ITIL Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) SLA
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
4 13 (26.00%) Service Management
4 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (24.00%) Citrix
6 11 (22.00%) SQL
7 9 (18.00%) Cisco
8 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.00%) Migration
8 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.00%) Degree
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (14.00%) Retail
9 7 (14.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) VMware
9 7 (14.00%) ITSM
10 6 (12.00%) MSMQ
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.00%) Remedy
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.00%) HP
11 5 (10.00%) BMC
11 5 (10.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) assyst
1 4 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (8.00%) GPRS
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) 4G
3 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) RTP
5 1 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Law
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Local Government
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Service Manager
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) MSMQ
2 3 (6.00%) Spring
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) CCTV
1 4 (8.00%) Statistics
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
2 3 (6.00%) EPoS
3 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) zOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Service Management
2 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.00%) ITSM
5 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Change Control
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
8 3 (6.00%) IT Governance
8 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.00%) Validation
9 2 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) VB
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) XenApp
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) Citrix
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco
4 7 (14.00%) VMware
5 5 (10.00%) Remedy
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) BMC
6 3 (6.00%) Retalix
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Wyse
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) Informatica
7 2 (4.00%) NetApp
7 2 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) Mercator
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) Brocade
8 1 (2.00%) Altiris