The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 255 185 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.06% 7.77% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 10.95% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 88 102
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 14 35
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.53 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.03 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
ITIL
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
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ITIL
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 across the East of England region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITIL
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 across the East of England region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITIL
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 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cambridgeshire +11 88 £345 +6.15% 14
Hertfordshire +1 59 £400 - 16
Essex +4 53 £425 +6.25% 19
Bedfordshire -8 30 £361 -0.34% 7
Norfolk -17 19 £162 -36.37%
Suffolk -10 6 £173 -32.35% 2
East Anglia - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 152 (32.55%) Windows
2 138 (29.55%) Active Directory
3 95 (20.34%) Microsoft
4 86 (18.42%) Service Delivery
5 78 (16.70%) Citrix
6 77 (16.49%) Finance
7 75 (16.06%) Cisco
8 71 (15.20%) Service Management
9 68 (14.56%) PRINCE2
10 67 (14.35%) SLA
11 57 (12.21%) Incident Management
12 56 (11.99%) HP
13 53 (11.35%) MS Excel
13 53 (11.35%) MS Exchange
14 52 (11.13%) Firewall
15 51 (10.92%) Security Cleared
16 48 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (9.64%) Oracle
18 43 (9.21%) MS Office
18 43 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (9.21%) Windows 7
19 40 (8.57%) Windows XP
19 40 (8.57%) VMware
20 38 (8.14%) Linux
21 37 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (7.92%) Project Management
22 34 (7.28%) SQL
23 33 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
24 32 (6.85%) Configuration Management
25 31 (6.64%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (3.21%) IIS
7 12 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.14%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.93%) Apache
9 9 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.64%) CMS
12 3 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 43 (9.21%) MS Office
3 12 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.71%) MS Project
5 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (2.14%) assyst
2 9 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.43%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.13%) Firewall
2 28 (6.00%) DNS
3 26 (5.57%) DHCP
4 23 (4.93%) VoIP
5 19 (4.07%) VLAN
6 16 (3.43%) VPN
6 16 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (3.21%) SAN
8 13 (2.78%) WAN
9 12 (2.57%) Wireless
10 11 (2.36%) TCP/IP
10 11 (2.36%) Internet
11 10 (2.14%) MPLS
11 10 (2.14%) LAN
12 8 (1.71%) Multicast
12 8 (1.71%) IPv6
13 7 (1.50%) NAS
14 6 (1.28%) FTP
15 5 (1.07%) Network Security
15 5 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.57%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.43%) DB2
6 2 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) DTS
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.64%) Ant
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 77 (16.49%) Finance
2 17 (3.64%) Retail
3 16 (3.43%) Local Government
4 11 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.93%) Publishing
6 8 (1.71%) Law
7 6 (1.28%) German Language
8 5 (1.07%) Legal
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.86%) Advertising
9 4 (0.86%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 136 (29.12%) Analyst
2 65 (13.92%) Service Analyst
3 59 (12.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 51 (10.92%) Project Manager
5 41 (8.78%) Service Manager
6 40 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 31 (6.64%) Delivery Manager
8 30 (6.42%) Services Delivery Manager
9 28 (6.00%) Architect
10 26 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (4.71%) Network Engineer
12 20 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.07%) 1st Line Support
14 18 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (3.64%) Consultant
16 16 (3.43%) Support Engineer
17 13 (2.78%) Problem Manager
18 12 (2.57%) Business Analyst
18 12 (2.57%) Desktop Support
18 12 (2.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.36%) Web Services
2 8 (1.71%) .NET
3 5 (1.07%) Middleware
4 4 (0.86%) J2EE
4 4 (0.86%) Spring
5 3 (0.64%) XML
5 3 (0.64%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.64%) LAMP
6 2 (0.43%) EDI
6 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) JSF
7 1 (0.21%) JSP
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.93%) Blackberry
2 17 (3.64%) NHS
3 15 (3.21%) Kindle
4 14 (3.00%) CMDB
5 13 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.57%) PKI
7 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.28%) EPoS
8 6 (1.28%) Statistics
9 5 (1.07%) Replication
10 4 (0.86%) AS400
10 4 (0.86%) Clustering
10 4 (0.86%) CCTV
10 4 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.64%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.64%) PMI
11 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 152 (32.55%) Windows
2 43 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 40 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 38 (8.14%) Linux
5 26 (5.57%) UNIX
6 24 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.00%) Solaris
8 10 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.93%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.28%) MVS
11 3 (0.64%) CentOS
11 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.43%) SUSE
12 2 (0.43%) AIX
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.42%) Service Delivery
2 71 (15.20%) Service Management
3 68 (14.56%) PRINCE2
4 57 (12.21%) Incident Management
5 37 (7.92%) Project Management
6 32 (6.85%) Configuration Management
7 31 (6.64%) E-Commerce
8 29 (6.21%) Problem Management
8 29 (6.21%) ITIL V3
9 26 (5.57%) Change Management
10 21 (4.50%) Migration
11 19 (4.07%) ITSM
12 18 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (3.43%) CRM
14 16 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.43%) Change Control
15 15 (3.21%) Knowledge Management
15 15 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (3.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.28%) SQL
2 11 (2.36%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.93%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.71%) Perl
4 8 (1.71%) VB
5 7 (1.50%) Java
6 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.64%) C#
7 3 (0.64%) Python
7 3 (0.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.21%) ABAP
8 1 (0.21%) VBA
8 1 (0.21%) C
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.28%) ITIL Certification
3 37 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (6.64%) SC Cleared
5 27 (5.78%) Degree
6 25 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (5.14%) MCP
8 17 (3.64%) MCSE
9 16 (3.43%) CCNA
10 14 (3.00%) MCDST
11 12 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (2.14%) CCNP
13 9 (1.93%) MCSA
14 8 (1.71%) ISEB
15 7 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (1.50%) PMI Certification
16 6 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 4 (0.86%) PMP
18 4 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (14.35%) SLA
2 23 (4.93%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.28%) QA
5 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) BS25999
System Software
1 138 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.43%) XenApp
4 13 (2.78%) XenServer
4 13 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.28%) vSphere
6 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.21%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) VMFS
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (5.78%) SCCM
2 22 (4.71%) SCOM
3 13 (2.78%) OpenView
4 9 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (1.93%) OVSD
5 5 (1.07%) WSUS
5 5 (1.07%) OPNET
6 4 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.64%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 78 (16.70%) Citrix
3 75 (16.06%) Cisco
4 56 (11.99%) HP
5 45 (9.64%) Oracle
6 40 (8.57%) VMware
7 22 (4.71%) SAP
8 21 (4.50%) McAfee
9 17 (3.64%) WatchGuard
9 17 (3.64%) NetApp
10 16 (3.43%) EMC
10 16 (3.43%) Remedy
11 13 (2.78%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.57%) Dell
13 10 (2.14%) Symantec
13 10 (2.14%) Lotus
14 9 (1.93%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.71%) BMC
15 8 (1.71%) Juniper
16 7 (1.50%) Adobe
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