The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills 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 V3 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 91 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 36 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.51% 0.86% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.13% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 13
Average daily rate £383 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+90.08% -19.33%
ITIL V3
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the East of England region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the East of England region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Norfolk 0 14 - -
Essex - 10 £600 -
Cambridgeshire +15 8 £252 -31.42%
Bedfordshire +7 2 £488 +65.25% 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 £414 -2.64% 2
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 63 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 22 (34.92%) Service Management
4 21 (33.33%) High Availability
5 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 17 (26.98%) VMware
6 17 (26.98%) Unix
6 17 (26.98%) Solaris
6 17 (26.98%) Linux
7 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 14 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
8 13 (20.63%) Problem Management
9 12 (19.05%) ITSM
10 11 (17.46%) HP
11 10 (15.87%) MS Office
12 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 9 (14.29%) ServiceNow
12 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.70%) Windows
13 8 (12.70%) Workflow
13 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.70%) Change Management
14 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
14 7 (11.11%) AS400
14 7 (11.11%) COBOL
14 7 (11.11%) DB2
14 7 (11.11%) CICS
14 7 (11.11%) IBM
14 7 (11.11%) zOS
14 7 (11.11%) MVS

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) CICS
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
4 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Service Manager
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Unix Support
4 10 (15.87%) Linux Support
5 6 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Service Management Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Transition Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Process Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Service Design Manager
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Problem Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) AS400
2 7 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
1 17 (26.98%) Solaris
1 17 (26.98%) Unix
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) MVS
3 7 (11.11%) zOS
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (34.92%) Service Management
3 21 (33.33%) High Availability
4 14 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 13 (20.63%) Problem Management
6 12 (19.05%) ITSM
7 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) Change Management
7 8 (12.70%) Workflow
8 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Validation
10 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) Infographics
10 3 (4.76%) SDLC
10 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.17%) Process Improvement
11 2 (3.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) COBOL
1 7 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) COBIT
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) VMware
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.46%) HP
4 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 7 (11.11%) IBM
6 6 (9.52%) Remedy
7 3 (4.76%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) FrontRange
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix
9 1 (1.59%) WorldPay