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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 220 167 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.89% 6.95% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.44% 10.00% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 79 70
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 43
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £23.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -12.85%
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
2107 1670 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.60% 69.47% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 911 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 162 171
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +9 77 £275 -15.38% 7
Hertfordshire +19 50 £350 +14.75% 12
Essex -2 45 £275 +120.00% 5
Bedfordshire -8 33 £375 +41.50% 11
Suffolk +3 10 £275 +96.42% 3
Norfolk -3 5 £215 -38.57% 2
East Anglia - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 167 (35.16%) Windows
2 146 (30.74%) Active Directory
3 141 (29.68%) Microsoft
4 86 (18.11%) Service Delivery
5 85 (17.89%) Citrix
5 85 (17.89%) MS Excel
6 82 (17.26%) Service Management
7 77 (16.21%) Finance
8 74 (15.58%) Cisco
9 63 (13.26%) MS Office
10 60 (12.63%) SLA
11 56 (11.79%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (11.16%) Project Management
13 52 (10.95%) Oracle
14 51 (10.74%) Windows 7
15 49 (10.32%) PRINCE2
16 48 (10.11%) Firewall
17 47 (9.89%) HP
17 47 (9.89%) Security Cleared
18 42 (8.84%) Incident Management
19 41 (8.63%) VMware
20 37 (7.79%) Change Management
20 37 (7.79%) Blackberry
21 36 (7.58%) SQL
21 36 (7.58%) MS Exchange
22 35 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (7.16%) DNS
24 33 (6.95%) SC Cleared
25 32 (6.74%) Windows XP
25 32 (6.74%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 36 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.89%) IIS
4 22 (4.63%) IBM Notes
5 15 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.11%) Lync
8 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.47%) Apache
8 7 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.63%) CMS
10 2 (0.42%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.42%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.42%) JBoss
10 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 63 (13.26%) MS Office
3 13 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.11%) MS Project
5 7 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.53%) SaaS
2 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.11%) Firewall
2 34 (7.16%) DNS
3 31 (6.53%) VoIP
4 28 (5.89%) DHCP
5 24 (5.05%) LAN
6 22 (4.63%) WAN
7 19 (4.00%) VLAN
8 18 (3.79%) VPN
9 12 (2.53%) FTP
10 10 (2.11%) SAN
10 10 (2.11%) Wireless
11 9 (1.89%) MPLS
11 9 (1.89%) LDAP
11 9 (1.89%) Broadband
12 8 (1.68%) TCP/IP
13 7 (1.47%) ADSL
13 7 (1.47%) Internet
14 5 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (0.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.63%) MySQL
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.42%) DTS
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.42%) EDMS
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.42%) MSI
1 2 (0.42%) Subversion
1 2 (0.42%) jEdit
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (16.21%) Finance
2 20 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.74%) Retail
4 12 (2.53%) Advertising
5 10 (2.11%) Banking
6 9 (1.89%) Local Government
7 8 (1.68%) Publishing
7 8 (1.68%) Legal
8 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.84%) German Language
11 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (32.00%) Analyst
2 78 (16.42%) Service Analyst
3 76 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 47 (9.89%) Project Manager
5 43 (9.05%) Service Manager
6 42 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (7.37%) Support Analyst
8 31 (6.53%) Architect
9 21 (4.42%) Network Engineer
10 19 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
11 18 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (3.79%) Services Delivery Manager
12 16 (3.37%) Support Engineer
12 16 (3.37%) Desktop Support
13 13 (2.74%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.53%) Team Leader
14 12 (2.53%) IT Support
15 11 (2.32%) 2nd Line Support
16 10 (2.11%) Technical Architect
16 10 (2.11%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.79%) Web Services
2 16 (3.37%) .NET
3 7 (1.47%) Middleware
4 4 (0.84%) XML
4 4 (0.84%) LAMP
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
5 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) J2EE
7 1 (0.21%) CGI
7 1 (0.21%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.00%) NHS
3 18 (3.79%) Kindle
4 15 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.53%) CMDB
6 12 (2.53%) Clustering
7 5 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.63%) Statistics
9 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.63%) Replication
9 3 (0.63%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.63%) SecurID
9 3 (0.63%) PMI
10 2 (0.42%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 167 (35.16%) Windows
2 51 (10.74%) Windows 7
3 35 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (6.74%) Windows XP
5 29 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (3.16%) Linux
7 14 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.32%) UNIX
9 10 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.47%) Android
10 7 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.42%) CentOS
12 2 (0.42%) Debian
12 2 (0.42%) MVS
12 2 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) GCOS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.11%) Service Delivery
2 82 (17.26%) Service Management
3 53 (11.16%) Project Management
4 49 (10.32%) PRINCE2
5 42 (8.84%) Incident Management
6 37 (7.79%) Change Management
7 32 (6.74%) Configuration Management
8 31 (6.53%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.05%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.79%) ITSM
11 17 (3.58%) Knowledge Management
11 17 (3.58%) ITIL V3
12 16 (3.37%) Coaching
12 16 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.95%) CRM
13 14 (2.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (2.74%) Time Management
15 12 (2.53%) DevOps
15 12 (2.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.58%) SQL
2 11 (2.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.26%) Java
4 4 (0.84%) C#
4 4 (0.84%) VBScript
5 3 (0.63%) C
5 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) Perl
6 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.21%) ABAP
6 1 (0.21%) Python
6 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (11.79%) ITIL Certification
2 47 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 33 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 28 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.84%) Degree
7 20 (4.21%) MCP
8 18 (3.79%) CCNA
9 13 (2.74%) MCSE
10 12 (2.53%) CCNP
10 12 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (2.11%) ISEB
13 8 (1.68%) MCITP
14 7 (1.47%) CCDP
15 6 (1.26%) MCSA
15 6 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.05%) IIBA
16 5 (1.05%) MCDST
17 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.63%) SLA
2 24 (5.05%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) QA
4 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.42%) TickIT
6 1 (0.21%) BS25999
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 146 (30.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.79%) XenServer
4 8 (1.68%) XenApp
5 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.05%) vSphere
6 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.42%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.21%) NFS
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (6.11%) SCCM
2 22 (4.63%) SCOM
3 15 (3.16%) OpenView
4 5 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.42%) WSUS
7 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.21%) OVSD
Vendors
1 141 (29.68%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.89%) Citrix
3 74 (15.58%) Cisco
4 52 (10.95%) Oracle
5 47 (9.89%) HP
6 41 (8.63%) VMware
7 26 (5.47%) SAP
8 25 (5.26%) Remedy
9 22 (4.63%) Lotus
10 18 (3.79%) McAfee
11 15 (3.16%) WatchGuard
12 12 (2.53%) Adobe
13 11 (2.32%) Dell
13 11 (2.32%) Symantec
13 11 (2.32%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.11%) BMC
15 7 (1.47%) EMC
15 7 (1.47%) F5
15 7 (1.47%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.26%) Juniper
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
East of England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 25 days ago